Christmas on Classic FM

Classic FM Christmas: how to listen

Classic FM Christmas

Listen to all the greatest Christmas music in one place online - it's Classic FM Christmas!

Click To Listen To Classic FM Christmas

If you can't get enough of Christmas music at this time of year, we've got a treat for you. For the first time, we've created a whole separate radio station purely for the most festive classical Christmas music - it's basically Classic FM's Christmas playlist, but all the time. Bliss.

Or listen on the app

You can also access Classic FM Christmas through the new Global Player app, which you can download here. Just select 'Music for... Christmas'.

Christmas features

Secret Christmas chord

Does this secret chord turn every song into a Christmas song?

Christmas carol mash-up 7 Hills

Church choir sings this EPIC Christmas carol mash-up on their road trip

Pianist plays 8 Christmas songs in 6 styles

Pianist plays 8 Christmas songs in 6 styles in ONE MINUTE - and nails it

Christmas carols in a minor key

Someone has put Silent Night into a minor key and it’s super creepy

How good is your taste in Christmas music

Quiz: How good is your taste in Christmas music?

Christmas music

What makes Christmas music so Christmassy?

jacob collier in the bleak midwinter

This one-man multi-tracked version of ‘In The Bleak Midwinter’ is pretty next-level

o holy night baby

This tiny baby can sing ‘O Holy Night’ better than you

nation's favourite carol 2017

Win a pair of headphones every day with the Nation’s Favourite Carol 2017

Will Ferrell in Elf the movie

A musician's Christmas, narrated by Elf

Classic FM - the home of Christmas music

Christmas on Classic FM

The nation's favourite carols: listen & download

'O Holy Night' artwork

'O Holy Night' Adolphe Adam Conductor: John Rutter Ensemble: Bach Choir; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Record label: Decca Catalogue ID: 278 2129

'Silent Night' artwork

'Silent Night' Franz Gruber (1787-1863 : Austria) Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Soloists: Nigel Hess Record label: Classic FM Catalogue ID: CFMD 17

'In the bleak mid-winter.' artwork

'In the bleak mid-winter.' Gustav Holst Conductor: Stephen Darlington Ensemble: ;Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford Record label: Nimbus Catalogue ID: NI 7021

'Hark! The Herald Angels Sing' artwork

'Hark! The Herald Angels Sing' Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847 : Germany) Conductor: Harry Christophers Ensemble: ;The Sixteen Record label: Coro Catalogue ID: COR 16043

'In the bleak mid-winter' artwork

'In the bleak mid-winter' Harold Darke Conductor: John Rutter Ensemble: Bach Choir; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Record label: Decca Catalogue ID: 278 2129

'O Come, All Ye Faithful' artwork

'O Come, All Ye Faithful' Traditional Conductor: Steven Baker Ensemble: London Session Orchestra Soloists: Friar Alessandro Record label: Decca Catalogue ID: 481 0507

'O little town of Bethlehem' artwork

'O little town of Bethlehem' Anon Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Soloists: Nigel Hess Record label: Classic FM Catalogue ID: CFMD 17

'Away in a Manger' artwork

'Away in a Manger' William James Kirkpatrick (1838-1921 : U.S.A) Conductor: James O'Donnell Ensemble: ;Choir of Westminster Cathedral Record label: Hyperion Catalogue ID: CDA 66668