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Toronto Symphony Orchestra

60 Simcoe St | at the Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5, Canada
+1 416-593-7769
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Excellence and consistency

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Nolinice
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Wonderful music!

My husband and I have been subscribers for a number of years, and try to go to as many concerts as... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Founded in 1922, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra is one of Canada’s leading cultural institutions. Today, more than 225,000 patrons and over 50,000 students visit the Orchestra at Roy Thomson Hall each year, and an additional five million Canadians tune in to concert broadcasts on CBC Radio. Under the leadership of Music Director Peter Oundjian, the Orchestra has increased recording and touring projects to include a self-produced record label, and performances throughout the US and Canada. The Orchestra continues to develop its international presence by being an active commissioning body for new Canadian and international works, as well as attracting distinguished guest artists and conductors to performances at Roy Thomson Hall.
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“pops concert” (3 reviews)
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60 Simcoe St | at the Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5, Canada
Downtown West
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been subscribers for many years and yet never considered reviewing this world class ensemble . Many individually talented performers (today it was the harpist) working together in pieces more or lesser known. My best memory still the very recent show for Remembrance Day....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I have been subscribers for a number of years, and try to go to as many concerts as possible when we are in town. Their programs are wonderful, their guests conductors are world known and admired, and our in-house conductor for the...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2017

It is always enjoyable to attend. Last time we went this December to The Best of Tchaikovsky. Nice venue and great symphony.

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Please enjoy this wonderful symphony. It is conveniently located to the subway and streetcar lines, and is a treasure to hear and see.

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Reviewed 1 December 2017

We attended because our grand daughter sings with the ESA choir and wanted to see her perform with the TSO. Unfortunately we found out too late she couldn't sing the night we had tickets for. Nevertheless we chose to attend and thoroughly enjoyed the music...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

I bought tickets for a show last year in December. We confused the day the show was on and showed up the day after our tickets expired. We ended up buying new tickets but was assured by the TSO that we could redeem the 2...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We attend multiple TSO classical music performances each season. We find that the music gets overwhelmed by having too many musicians onstage. The sound is muddy compared to smaller more tight knit groups. Smaller would be better.

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

First trip to the TSO was great. The seats were good, getting in the venue was easy and the acoustics are great. The only thing I would complain about was the guest Conductor should keep his politics to himself. I'm there to listen to great...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are members of the TSO. The TSO offers a plethora of shows and varietal in nature. Recently we have seen Second City does the Symphony, 12 days of Christmas, Abba, Mozart and the Mendelssohn Choir to name a few. There is...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2017

I have been complaining for years that the guest performers for the Pops concert series at the TSO features American singers, so it was a delight that not only were the two singers - Chilina Kennedy and Ryan Silverman - Canadians, but so was the...More

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