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.

Roy Thomson Hall Toronto Hours:
Opening 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

Roy Thomson Hall Toronto Reviews

Rated 4.6 out of 5 Star Rating

5 Star Rating Great place to watch the orchestra. Seating has plenty of leg room even for really tall people like me. Sound is incredible and fills the auditorium. Staff are always helpful and there are plenty of bar areas and restrooms to avoid lines.
Stephen Gammage - in the last week

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5 Star Rating Love all the orchestras! The orchestra is incredible and every single time, it amazes! We went to see the pines of Rome and it was my favorite of all time, the last part of it was incredible and the switch from light to dark and it growing back up was amazing. The writing is a great pair to understand the music and gives you something to think about while listening to the music, but the writing is very well written too! Everyone is super nice in the place, and the tickets were reasonably priced!
Raul Cureteanu - 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 - 5 months ago

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5 Star Rating We went there for the TSO orchestra and it blew our mind. The performance was grand and the coherence of the program was well done. The stage presence was impressive and conductor made sure to keep the audience engaged throughout the performance. We were throughly basking in the atmosphere as it was electric with the audience hanging on to every note and applauding enthusiastically after each piece. Bravo to the entire team of musicians and the conductor for an unforgettable experience. The hall was well maintained and the staffs very extremely friendly and helpful. The seats were perfect for viewing and the ticket prices were quite reasonable.
Lajja Palaniswamy - 3 weeks ago

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5 Star Rating I have not been to Roy Thompson Hall in over a decade. The sound the acoustics were just spectacular. The Toronto symphony orchestra was in top form and I mounted enjoying some of these performances.
Mark Lipton - in the last week

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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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