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.

Regular Hours:
May differ on holidays

  • Monday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Thursday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Friday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

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

Phone: (416) 872-4255

Official Website: Roy Thomson Hall Toronto

Reviews

Rated 4.6 out of 5 Star Rating

4 Star Rating Wow, what a spectacular venue! It's been a few years since I've been here and it's just as incredible as I remembered. This place is beautiful, inside and out! The acoustics are perfect, with clean sounds and no unwanted echoes. The lobby and waiting areas outside the seating area is spacious and clean. I only wish the washrooms were easier to locate and access. If you ever have a chance to visit Roy Thomson Hall for a show, just go!
Chris Cheong - 3 months ago

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4 Star Rating Beautiful theatre, comfy seats, lots of legroom. Not very Accessible - stairs to every section. Lots of snack and drink options / reasonable price Movie / screen events - sit rows 6 or farther. Sides better to see orchestra etc
Keiron Kozy - 2 months ago

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5 Star Rating Always an entertaining evening, the peak of musical performances. The acoustics of the Orchestra was absolutely fantastic & featuring a Gentleman violinist during our visit. He offered the audience a personalized touch by playing "Waltzing Matilda" after his main performance of Beethoven. He played for a long time without sheet music...incredible memory. Truly a joy for my husband and I to witness. Bar/alcoholic drinks, coffee & snacks can be purchased at the bar... *NO CASH BAR* *Formal attire suggested. *underground paid parking at this location. *Toca, an Italian restaurant located at the Ritz on the second floor...dinner reservations suggested $$$, a must try...just a short walk away from this location. *Loster Burger Bar across the street as well as an Asian Bistro & Elephant & Castle on the corner. * We parked in RBC center underground. Exit through east lobby to enter street.
Owl Feather Design - a week ago

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5 Star Rating A nice concert hall, a house for Toronto Symphony Orchestra. It is a nice hall hosting events of different genres, from classical to pop, jazz and rock. Conveniently located in Toronto downtown entertainment district, a few steps from St. Andrew subway station.
Marina A - a month ago

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4 Star Rating Enjoyed two concerts and one natgeo speaker series here. Fantastic theater and the acoustics are perfect. The seating is pretty old and even the carpeting seems old. Restrooms are too few and there's a long lineup during intermission or after the shows. It can be modernized. The staff is very nice and polite. There are few places around the hall where you can buy drinks - alcoholic or non-alcoholic.
Alekhya M - 2 months ago

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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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