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Live From The Concert Lobby: FAQs


The King’s Singers performing in the Classical 96.3FM Concert Lobby.

If you’re a seasoned listener, you’ve likely listened and (fingers-crossed) watched our Live From The Concert Lobby broadcasts. But if you’re just joining us, maybe you have a few questions: just what is a Concert Lobby performance? Where is it? How can I listen? How can I WATCH?

What is the Live From The Concert Lobby series?

First things first, the Live From The Concert Lobby series (located in, you guessed it, the lobby of Classical 96.3FM) brings you intimate live-to-air performances by, and discussions with, the greatest artists on the world stage – we’ve had Grammy Award-winning superstar Lang Lang, opera sensations Ben Heppner and Measha Brueggergosman, plus renowned pianists Leif Ove Andnes, Yundi Li, Angela Hewitt, and Gabriela Montero.


Cellist Rachel Mercer chats with host Bill Anderson in between performances in the Concert Lobby.

How do I find out about upcoming Concert Lobby performances?

Visit our Events page and search for Lobby events to find out who will be stopping by for a performance and interview!


The audience having a laugh while watching Igudesman & Joo perform.

Can I be in the audience? Can I buy tickets to attend?

From time to time, we will bring in an audience for a live-to-air concert and reception. Tickets for these special Concert Lobby performances are not for sale – but you can win some! Keep checking our Contests page – or better yet, sign up for the Classical Club newsletter and be the first to know!

How can I listen?

Listen Online: At the top of this page, you’ll see our logo and ‘Listen Live‘. Find out the time of the performance on the Events page and be sure to tune in then!

– Listen on your good ol’ radio! We’re 96.3FM in Toronto and 103.1FM in Eastern Ontario. We’re also available on Ch 961 on Bell ExpressVu, Ch 931 on Rogers Digital, and Channel 9 on Digital Audio.

– Listen using our app! If you have an iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch, you can listen to us anywhere you please! Click here to download.

How can I watch?

Easy! When you visit classical963fm.com during a Concert Lobby, the slideshow at the top of the page will automatically become a video player during the performance. Simply click the play button and you’ll be able to watch the performance live! Spiffy eh?

If you’re having trouble watching the webcast, make sure you are using the latest versions of Adobe Flash and Java. If you’re still having problems, please contact us!

Let others know just how excited you are to be watching, by sharing the link! You’ll notice at the bottom of the video player the following options:

This makes it super easy to send the link to your friends via email, Facebook, Twitter and an embed code if you’d like to share the video on your blog, etc.

What if I miss it? Can I watch a performance later?

Why, yes! Check out our Concerts section and you’ll be happy to see archives of past performances, starting with the most recent. The archived video is usually available a day or two after the live performance. You’ll also find photos from the performances.

If you have any more questions regarding Concert Lobby performances, please contact us! Thanks for tuning in!


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