The Toronto Music Garden is a celebration of music and art inspired by the first of a six part film series by Renowned Cellest Yo-Yo Ma titled 'Inspired by Bach'. In the first film of the series, Yo-Yo Ma and renowned landscape designer, Julie Moir Messervy worked together to interpret Bach's first suite in nature. The garden was originally planned for Boston, but after that fell through the project was embraced by Toronto.
The 3 acre garden is divided into 6 sections inspired by the movements of Bach's Suite No. 1 for Unaccompanied Cello. The sections are Prelude, Allemande, Courante, Sarabnade, Menuett, and Gigue. The park is a beautiful spot to quietly meditate on art and nature.
Be sure to take advantage of the 'Summer Music in the Garden' concert series held in the gardens on Thursdays at 7 pm and on Sundays at 4 pm.
You will find the Toronto Music Garden located in the Harbourfront District. For more information about the park visit the official site link below.
Facts For Your VisitFee: No
Open Now: Yes! Some attractions may restrict entry prior to their closing time.Hours This Week:
- Monday: Open 24 hours
- Tuesday: Open 24 hours
- Wednesday: Open 24 hours
- Thursday: Open 24 hours
- Friday: Open 24 hours
- Saturday: Open 24 hours
- Sunday: Open 24 hours
Address: 479 Queens Quay W, Toronto, ON M5V 3M8, Canada
Phone: (416) 338-0338
Official Website: Toronto Music Garden
|TTC Subway Line||Nearest Station||Walking Time|
|Yonge-University-Spadina||Union Station||1 Minute|
How to get to Toronto Music Garden by TTC Subway
From Union Station catch the #509 Harbourfront Replacement Bus bus southbound on Bay Street and get off at Spadina Avenue. You can enter the park at the corner of Spadina Ave and Queen's Quay W.
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A beautiful spot in the city! I strongly suggest going in the Summer when it feels like the Secret Garden
Caitie Rage - 1 month ago
One of the coolest gardens. Twice a week INT he summer that have live music for anyone to come and listen. Very beautiful right and right down on the lake
Ryan Livingston - 2 months ago
Absolutely beautiful public park. What a gem. Relaxing. Stunning landscaping. Would love to actually see a performance here.
Reid P - 2 months ago
Not maintained in winter. Most trees are dead this time of year, but at night there are neon lights representing musical instruments and lights that light up and are very clear. The small pavilion in the center is still a nice place to sit down.
James Wu - 3 months ago
This park has a very interesting story. It was designed by a famous park designer in collaboration with Yo-yo Ma. It's a nice park to have lunch and feel the cool lake breeze in the summer. Not sure if I'll be visiting it much in the winter.
Jordan DeWit - 5 months ago