Music is a cultural asset and a way of expressing what we feel. Music is a living tradition that unites generations. Music means freedom, knows no boundaries and is constantly reinventing itself. Music is a public service.

We broadcast concerts on the radio and show operas on television, bringing soul-stirring events to audiences everywhere. Our programmes reflect Switzerland’s musical diversity, while our media partnerships with music festivals enhance its reach.

We also operate three national music portals,, and, which are aimed at music creators, music lovers, students and concert organisers in Switzerland and abroad. The aim of, and is the exchange between musicians on the one hand and promoters on the other. We provide editorial support for these platforms and ensure that music from all language regions regularly finds its way into our radio programming.

We promote music made in Switzerland

We play a full range of Swiss music across all our stations. We also show over a hundred hours of footage a year from concerts performed by Swiss bands.

We award promotional prizes for music and newcomers to the Swiss music scene and regularly invite Swiss bands to perform live on the radio. SRF Virus and our online services give a young audience the opportunity to discover songs by up-and-coming musicians and explore the world of music beyond the mainstream.