Roy Thomson Hall Toronto

Roy Thomson Hall in Downtown Toronto is home to the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra

Roy Thomson Hall
Roy Thomson Hall

Roy Thomson Hall is a concert hall in the heart of Toronto with seating for an audience of 2630. The Hall is the home venue of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra as well as the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. It also hosts many screenings from the Toronto International Film Festival.

Designed by renowned Canadian architect Arthur Erickson along with the architectural firm Mathers and Haldnby, the Roy Thomson Hall features a circular exterior of sloping glass. It was opened in 1982, but received extensive renovations in 2002 including improvements to the acoustics.

For additional information about the Roy Thomson Hall and upcoming concerts and events see their website linked below.

Facts For Your Visit

Fee: Yes, if you wish to see a performance.

Address: 60 Simcoe St, Toronto, ON M5J 2H5, Canada

Phone: (416) 872-4255

Official Website: Roy Thomson Hall Toronto

Directions

TTC Subway Line Nearest Station Walking Time
Yonge-University-SpadinaSt. Andrew Station2 Minutes

How to get to Roy Thomson Hall Toronto by TTC Subway

From St. Andrew Station walk 1 blocks west along King Street. Roy Thomson Hall is on the south side of King Street West at the corner of Simcoe Street.

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Reviews

Rated 4.6 out of 5

4 Star Rating The place is OK but I loved the premier screening of an animated short film while admiring the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. There was a pre-show in the lobby 30mins. before the actual show started.

Salvador Fdez. - 6 hours ago

5 Star Rating The acoustics are amazing. They always have a good selection of concert's.

Parth Sheth - 1 day ago

5 Star Rating Amazing stuff. So many old people tho. Where are you younge enthusastics.

Salar Salahi - 10 days ago

5 Star Rating Very nice and modernise place to enjoy classical music. Convient location and it's very comfy here.

Ken Ye - 1 month ago

4 Star Rating A long time Toronto staple and venue for the (TSO) Toronto Symphony Orchestra. The venue is fairly modern and well maintained. The acoustics have often been derided, but this is only discernible to the elite ear. The venue is very comfortable all around, the staff are always helpful. Liquor service at intermission is reasonable priced and varied. If you are going to a TSO, be prepared for lots of coughing, hacking, jingly jeweller, unwrapping of foil candy/lozenge packets and the like... I think this though is a phenomenon of the audience rather than the venue.

Eric Lanning - 1 month ago

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An overview of the acoustic enhancements that have been made to the Roy Thomson Hall which includes a good look at the inside of the hall

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