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Superb musicianship

Atop the classical music pinacle in Toronto, indeed Canada, is the TSO. It has been a long, slow... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2018
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Beautiful theatre, great orchestra

Great orchestra, beautiful theatre in downtown Toronto. Very lively. Different types of shows. you... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2018
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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
Downtown West
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

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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

Thank Puisne
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

Thank Anna T
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.

Thank giffenk
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

Thank Liza B
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

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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

Thank Nolinice
Reviewed January 29, 2018

My husband and I have been subscribers for a number of years, and try to go to as many concerts as possible when we are in town. Their programs are wonderful, their guests conductors are world known and admired, and our in-house conductor for the...More

Thank Renate G
Reviewed December 20, 2017

It is always enjoyable to attend. Last time we went this December to The Best of Tchaikovsky. Nice venue and great symphony.

Thank Branka V
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Please enjoy this wonderful symphony. It is conveniently located to the subway and streetcar lines, and is a treasure to hear and see.

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Harbor, and is a must-visit for lovers of art and the
outdoors. The area's rich cultural heritage is
celebrated by a number of monuments and museums,
giving the neighborhood a mature feel. As a premier
destination for modern art, people here stroll through
the cool contemporary pieces at the Power Plant, enjoy
the outdoor installations along Queen's Quay and Canoe
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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.