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Great concert!

My husband and I enjoy seeing other city symphonies whenever we travel. We are used to a large... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2018
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Great evening and super orchestra with relaxed dress code

We love visiting different symphonies around the world when we travel so looked forward to... read more

Reviewed September 29, 2018
Doral, Florida
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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...more
60 Simcoe St | at the Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5, Canada
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Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I enjoy seeing other city symphonies whenever we travel. We are used to a large symphony in our home town. TSO is a small symphony, but gives off a great sound. We enjoyed seeing them. If we're ever back in Toronto we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

We love visiting different symphonies around the world when we travel so looked forward to Toronto’s symphony. We were not disappointed! It was so easy to get to by the subway and the underground walkway. There were lots of restaurants just a block away for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

The TSO has maintained a strong level of performance in recent years as it experiences changes in its conductor. It can produce a fierce sound when it lets loose on prominent Romantic pieces despite a somewhat smaller size than would be appropriate; it is also...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

We like smaller Baroque orchestras and find the sound of the large TSO to be garbled. We look forward to hearing a reduced orchestra at the Toronto Centre for the Arts.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

Atop the classical music pinacle in Toronto, indeed Canada, is the TSO. It has been a long, slow climb, but the orchestra has finally come into its own. Under Maestro Andrew Davis, the TSO built a solid core of players. In the past 13 years...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

Great orchestra, beautiful theatre in downtown Toronto. Very lively. Different types of shows. you can combine the Concert with dining in one of the many restaurants nearby

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

We find the sound at Roy Thompson to be poor compared to other venues in the city. Could be due to to many musicians a little out of step? The TSO sounds better with fewer players in a smaller venue like Koerner or George Weston.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

What good fortune we had to attend a concert of the TSO at the George Weston Concert Hall in Toronto. The venue is intimate although we prefer the acoustics at Roy Thomson Hall where concerts are usually held. Sir Andrew Davis was conducting. The concert...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

While visiting Toronto, seeing the TSO was high the list. My friend who now resides in Toronto, was my VSO buddy for the last few years. The Roy Thomson Hall is beautiful and the acoustics are superior to VSO’s location. Last night we were delighted...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

We have been subscribers for many years and yet never considered reviewing this world class ensemble . Many individually talented performers (today it was the harpist) working together in pieces more or lesser known. My best memory still the very recent show for Remembrance Day....More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Kimberley B
March 4, 2018|
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Response from CBrown1992 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with all the above responders. Any seat is good if you are going to listen to music.