9 Best apps for classical music radio (Android & iOS)

There is a wide spectrum of music genres: rap, rock, pop-music, and others. And everybody has his own favorite one. Classical music is believed to be less widespread, but according to various surveys, it starts to regain its popularity.

Anyway, there is a great number of people who enjoy listening to Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Vivaldi, and other great composers.

If you are fond of  classical music, we have a great list of the radio apps created specially for listening this type of music. All the apps mentioned here are available in App Store or Google Play. And most of them are free.

Classical Music Radio

This app is a typical example of a good and well-prepared musical radio app. It has 40 channels with different content. All the channels are united by the same topic – classics.

You can listen to any type of classical music, starting from the Medieval Era to the 20-th century musicians.

The app is free of charge if you use a basic version. If you are looking for something more advanced, you can try the premium subscription. In this case, all the content will be ad-free and the number of channels available will increase.

Premium subscription also gives you the opportunity to enjoy the better quality of sound.

Available in App Store and Google Play.


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Classical Music Radio

This app will be a perfect option for those who want to have all the opportunities and functions for free. In the basic free version you can find everything you need.

There are 50 channels available, so you can easily choose what you want and like. The quality of the sound is impressive – 32 bits.

By the way, you can use such an app in the car. It has a full-screen working regime, which enables you to enjoy your favorite music while driving.

There is also a special way of setting the app that makes it possible to do without good connection to the Internet. This will be especially interesting if you often find yourself disconnected from the Web.

The app is available in Google Play only.


Classical Music Radio WQXR

If you want classical music to be with you wherever you go, try WQXR radio station. This is one of the most popular and favorite radio stations in the USA.

WQXR is a very human, so to say, radio. Because every day you can listen to people who are fond of music. They really like what they are talking about and this is why it is so satisfying and interesting to listen to them.

But WQXR is not only about listening, you can also watch live performances of the famous composers in HD.

The content of the radio and the app is constantly being updated and improved. There is hardly any possibility that you will not find what you like.

The app is free in Google Play, as well as in App Store.


Classical KUSC

This radio station is aimed at popularizing the best classical composers’ music. It started broadcasting in 1947, so the experience that KUSC radio has achieved is incredible.

Even if this is your first time when you are listening to the classics, you will like it.

Still, there is no need to worry – all the things, starting from the history of music to listening to it will be easily explained. All the people working for KUSC prefer to give down-to-earth and simple comments, which are clear even for those who hardly know any composer.

If you are a very advanced classical music listener, KUSC is also a good solution for you, because there is a wide range of channels. You will definitely find something that will keep you excited and interested.

Classical KUSC can be downloaded from Google Play and App Store.


Radio Swiss Classic

This is a typical radio application, which is available everywhere you go.  The only difference is that more than 50% of the music is Swiss. More than 4 thousand music masterpieces will be with you everywhere you go.

A good thing is that there is no advertisement, even though the app is free. There are no advertising pictures, popping out of nowhere.

There are usually no podcasts, only beautiful music, which will be with you 24 hours a day.

Radio Swiss Classic has an impressive rating in App Store – 4.9. In Google Play it is rated 4.7. It is no surprise because this app is believed to be one of the most reliable. There are no bugs and problems.

Feel free to download Swiss Classic for your Android or iOS device.


Classical KDFC

This application has a special approach to the classical music. Not only do you enjoy listening to beautiful musical masterpieces, but you also become more educated.

It is a good way to broaden your horizons and become aware of the most well-known musical pieces.

The quality of the sound is amazing as if you are sitting in the concert hall. The app can also be used in the car instead of a typical radio.

Tune in if you want to join a community of people who really understand the true value of a good music.

You can download Classical KDFC for free from App Store and Google Play.


Classical Radio+

This is a universal classic music listening app. You will have access to more than 30 various channels, devoted to many aspects. Still, all of them are united by the same topic – classical music.

The app is free of charge, but you will have to put up with the advertisements. However, they are not too often and not irritating at all. There is no way of skipping adds, which might be uncomfortable for some of the listeners.

Classical Radio+ is famous for its easy-to-use interface and wide variety of functions. This is why download and try this app.

Available in Google Play and App Store.


Classic FM Radio App

This application works like a radio app, but the functions it has are truly impressive. First of all, you can listen to a great number of live concerts.

Secondly, you can save or download the programs or show that you liked most and listen them even without Internet connection.

There is a very useful option of subscribing to your favorite concerts and shows. In this case they will automatically be downloaded on your device.

There are many playlists that you can listen to. They are classified according to the composers or the time of creation.

Classic FM Radio App is available in Google Play and App Store. Download it for free and try now.


Classical Music

Do you like to enjoy a wide choice of classical music? Then Classical Music is a must for you. Because in this app you can discover more than 150 radio stations.

It is absolutely free, but with some adds, which are not irritating and distracting.

The app is easy-to-use thanks to its friendly interface. There is a download function in case you are going to the place where there will be no connection to the Internet.

You can see all the information about the music that is playing. So Classic Music is not a radio app only, it is also a learning app.

The only downside is that there is no version for iOS. Still, if you have Android, feel free to try it.


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Regina Bulanova

Regina Bulanova

I am a junior software testing engineer and I like to review good apps.

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