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Roy Thomson Hall

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Address: 60 Simcoe St | (at King St. W.), Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5, Canada
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This curved glass structure, a downtown architectural landmark, is a...

This curved glass structure, a downtown architectural landmark, is a well-known concert hall.

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Must see for all Music Lovers!

Beautiful building with fantastic talent on the stage! My husband and I went to see Bravissimo! On new years eve and it was fantastic. Coat check is reasonably priced so if... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 7, 2016
Verity S
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Ontario, Canada
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Toronto
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have enjoyed every performance that I've attended over the years at the Roy Thomson Hall, however, as often as not there are significant problems and barriers in place for people with disabilities, particularly those of us who use mobility devises. They take out the wrong number of seats and mess up seating for a whole row, they don't take... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Beautiful building with fantastic talent on the stage! My husband and I went to see Bravissimo! On new years eve and it was fantastic. Coat check is reasonably priced so if you go in the winter months make sure you spend the few dollars for coat check so you can feel fabulous in your outfit and not have the bulk... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

this place always impresses not only because of performance art but the atmosphere which you can find here together with people who also love the art

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

We continue to put up with Roy Thomson Hall the way we did with the equally irritating Hummingbird (now the Sony) Centre before the COC moved to better quarters. RTH is far from perfect acoustically, but it does house the Toronto Symphony, and the orchestra makes fine music. Today's concert was a case in point. The Ravel Concert in G... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

This concert hall is just amazing. The ambience and atmosphere is simply superb. The glass roof is spectacular and looks even more so when the sunshine reflects against it. The concert was electrifying. The pianist truly talented. The lead cellist was superb with divine strings from the wonderful violinists, all brought together by the wonderful conductor to a simply stupendous... More 

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Oshawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

My Son and I went to the Toronto Symphony's Abba Tribute Concert on October 5th. . The music was superb. The Toronto Symphony and Tribute Band "Rajaton" gave a wonderful performance. The Conductor "Steven Reineke" was full of life and just lots of fun. Roy Thomson Hall is a beautiful venue and well worth a visit. If you can get... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

We have had the same seats for the TSO at Roy Thomson Hall for years, thinking that we were there for the music, not the visuals, but this year finally made a change and what a difference. The sound is the same, but there's so much to see on stage with better sightlines. But, it also means more climbing or... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit to RT for a Toronto Symphony Orchestra concert. It's an excellent concert hall with top acoustics, great lines of sight, and easy access. Spacious and modern. We look forward to hearing the splendid TSO again at its home.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

I have visited the Roy Thompson Hall each year for the Toronto International Film Festival and enjoy it each time. The venue is unique and the seats are all quite good regardless if you are on the balcony or not. The only issue would be for those that are not a fan of heights. Seats at the top are pretty... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

I attended a TIFF movie screening here - what a stunning venue! The building is very interesting, with lots of windows and natural light. Inside the theatre, the seats are very comfortable and spacious. We sat a few rows back from the front, and had a great view. Well worth the visit if there is a concert or show you're... More 

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