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Roy Thomson Hall

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Address: 60 Simcoe St | (at King St. W.), Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5, Canada
Phone Number: 416 593 4822
6:00 am - 12:30 am
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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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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Burlington, Canada
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Burlington, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Been here many times over the tears. RTH is not just for classical music either. Very comfortable seats, organized and clean.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

I brought the Kids here for a Family Performance of Peter and the Wolf last May. I was concerned that we would be sitting too far to enjoy the concert. The acoustics were excellent as was the view. My Kids loved the performance which was a mixture of some of the TSO musicians taking on some of the characters in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016

A fabulous venue to enjoy a very enigmatic speaker. Every seat affords the perfect view and the sound is perfect. Deepak is an incredible facilitator and he outdid himself tonight. I enjoyed the review of his book Super Genes and his ability to speak to the evolution of thoughts. I met a lovely individual also there on there own and... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

I'd seen photos of this unusual looking building, an upturned black pudding basin covered in netting is an accurate if rather unflattering description. It was near my hotel so I went to find it on Simcoe St at King by St Andrews Church. The building was open so I went to peek just inside. There was a mini tidal wave... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

In this incredible Hall, I have experienced profound emotions because of superior acoustics, and it doesn't matter where you sit. It is a beautifully designed venue in every way, and I always look forward with great anticipation to my next performance!

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

This is an exceptional venue for different programs. I have been here on numerous occasions and have never been disappointed. The layout is easy to negotiate and the acoustics superb. The view of the stage is panaromic. A must see for music lovers.

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