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Toronto Symphony Orchestra

60 Simcoe St | at the Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
1 416 593 7769
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Ranked #2 of 329 Attractions in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Symphonies
Owner description: Founded in 1922, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra is one of Canada’s leading cultural institutions. Today, more than 225,000 patrons and over 50,000... more » Owner description: Founded in 1922, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra is one of Canada’s leading cultural institutions. Today, more than 225,000 patrons and over 50,000 students visit the Orchestra at Roy Thomson Hall each year, and an additional five million Canadians tune in to concert broadcasts on CBC Radio. Under the leadership of Music Director Peter Oundjian, the Orchestra has increased recording and touring projects to include a self-produced record label, and performances throughout the US and Canada. The Orchestra continues to develop its international presence by being an active commissioning body for new Canadian and international works, as well as attracting distinguished guest artists and conductors to performances at Roy Thomson Hall. « less
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

The TSO is a world class symphony. We've never been disappointed in the quality of the program or the caliber of the musicians. The "season" has a wide variety of offerings and has featured performers from around the globe. This is one of Toronto's treasures.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

We went to the Beatles Pop series the other night and were quite disappointed. The Toronto Symphony was amazing as usual but the guest singers that sang Beatles songs seemed quite amateur and karaoke like. It was quite cheesy actually, from choreography to intonation to lack of upper register power of vocals. I think I would have preferred the symphony's... More

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

roy thompson is an excellent music hall as the TSO THE location is wonderful;. Close to subway and good restaurants nearby

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Hastings, NZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Anywhere you sit is a good seat as this is a circular theatre. Good acoustics. Starts on time and finishes on time too. Mendelssohn choir was powerful. Could have liked more. Nice evening.

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Orillia, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

truly and experience of a lifetime the concert hall is beautiful and the sound is beyond a bose stereo system

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Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Visited twice this great symphony orchestra, and enjoyed greatly both time. The hall is wonderful and unique, and you need to see it yourself. The acoustic is wonderful, however, it also makes the coughing and cell phone sounds easily transfer across the hall, making it very distracting. Both time, I saw a few folks having to excuse themselves into the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Liked everything! I had a wonderful trip and I have travelled to Different cities but Toronto is nice and people are super friendly. Service is great and price is reasonable.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I requested it several times, but was kindly escorted from the premises. Needless to say, the TSO is fantastic. If you haven't been: Do you even culture, bro?

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Love the TSO - if you are under 30, you can get a card which gives you access to seats available on the day of the show you want for only $10! Awesome.

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Caracas, Venezuela
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

the theatre is beautiful, but the location NOT SO GOOD for hosting a reception. The area is too big and spread, making it impossible to find people

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