'It will be mutually beneficial': Simon Mayo on how classical station Scala will back classical sector

Andre Paine

Simon Mayo has told Music Week he’s aiming to win over hundreds of thousands of former Radio 2 listeners to classical station Scala.

Bauer Media launched the station this week (March 4) as a rival to Global’s Classic FM. Mayo joined the digital-only network following his exit from BBC Radio 2.

“It feels like a market that’s been waiting for something like this to happen, now that classical music is available to more people than ever through Spotify and Apple ...

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