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 VisitFee: 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
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|Yonge-University-Spadina||St. Andrew Station||2 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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The lay-out of this Concert Hall is wonderful. Circular, cozy and just right, with doors leading into balconies and mezzanines in a way that disperses crowds efficiently and gets everyone to their seats in a happy fashion. The staff are friendly and helpful. A treat attending a concert at Roy Thomson Hall.
Elizabeth Martin - 26 days ago
No better place to listen to the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. The sound is rich and clear. The seating is well laid out and comfortable no matter where you are. The only issue I have is with the washrooms which can be a hidden in mazes of corridors. The venue itself otherwise is the perfect place for a concert event or lecture. I
Ham Solo - 26 days ago
Whether you're attending a concert, live performance or a conference, you'll be left breathless by the spectacular architectural design and the spacious stage and seating area. The speakers are placed well and you'll never have trouble hearing the main attraction. I've personally been here for a multitude of events and I've left recharged and refreshed.
Anthony Pooran - 1 month ago
Great venue for a great performance. Only weird thing is that there weren't any waste bins where I was standing before the show... only a recycle bin. No doubt people put everything into the recycling, making it a pointless effort. Again though... great venue.
brian rice - 1 month ago
The architecture and design of Roy Thompson is amazing. Breathtaking Beautiful place! They really make you feel at home and welcome with complimentary tea, coffee and water. A little nice gesture can go a long way. If your visiting at night make sure you go outside to the park next door to capture some pictures. Looks amazing at night! Great venue!! Very clean and lots of helpful staff.
Josh S - 2 months ago