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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 #1 of 313 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 August 21, 2014 NEW

Excellent orchestra. excellent conductor - Peter Oundjian. Various venues - Roy Thomson Hall, Koerner Hall.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

I am a subscriber and go to at least a half dozen concerts a year.Music is great and the price can be very reasonable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Enjoying performances at the Roy Thomson Hall has always been my favourite thing to do after dinner. If you are lucky, go purchase tickets at the box office thirty minutes before the performance starts and you'll get AMAZING tickets (normally worth 80+) for only 20 dollars each. Always world class performance. The annual Yuja Wang performances are my personal favourites.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

A great evenings entertainment-tickets at all prices. Special young adults concerts with late starting times.

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Toronto, Canada
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We saw the orchestra play the music of Abba, and it was really fun. Energetic, exciting and great for all Abba lovers. The Toronto Symphony has done a really good job at inviting the non-traditional orchestra fan into their "club". The other events that are really neat are the events where they explain a piece of music, and what makes... More

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Barrie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

My girlfriend took me to the music of James Bond that the Toronto Symphony put on a few months ago. It was absolutely amazing!! I like classical music well enough and would go to the TSO for anything, but when they do these special one night only events, they are can't miss. They did everything I would ever want to... More

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Toronto Orchestra plays every Wednesday evening at Casa Loma and it is a real classy affair, with tables under tents, waiters, drinks & food available. Each week has a different theme. Just Excellent!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Experimental, Innovative, Charming, Very Interesting! The orchestra is very pleasant and the building itself is gorgeous!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I live in Toronto and love the TSO. I am there once or twice a week. If you are under the age of 36, you qualify for purchasing $14 tickets for most performances through the TSoundcheck program. Please, take advantage of this wonderful introduction to classical music. The TSO always gives you more. Classical music concerts tend to be 45... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I enjoyed this concert and the conductor was excellent introducing each of the pieces. Although sitting in the stall I found the acoustics not that great. Singers were all however of very good quality.

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