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Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts

Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts 145 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5H 4G1, Canada
+1 416-363-8231
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An outstanding concert hall in the center of town

The Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts is a modern hall that houses the Canadian Opera... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gabriel H
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Bellaire, Texas, United States
Very nice modern center centrally located

We had the opportunity to go se Tosca and it was a great production. We really enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Ms_R33480
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Palm Beach, Florida
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Canada's first purpose-built opera house was completed in 2006 and is the home of the Canadian Opera Company and the National Ballet of Canada. Highlights of the Four Seasons Centre include the world's longest freespan glass staircase and a horseshoe-shaped, European style auditorium featuring phenomenal advancements in modern engineering and acoustical design. Facility tours are available. For upcoming opera and ballet performances, visit the Canadian Opera Company and The National Ballet of Canada websites.
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Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts 145 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5H 4G1, Canada
Downtown West
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts is a modern hall that houses the Canadian Opera Company and the National Ballet of Canada. It accommodates over 2000 spectators and its modern design fits into the theme of downtown Toronto. Equipped with all modern necessities,...More

Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We had the opportunity to go se Tosca and it was a great production. We really enjoyed the theater as well as it is very modern and it is pleasant to walk around before the performance or at intermission.

Thank Ms_R33480
Reviewed 21 May 2017

This is almost a building you could miss if you walked past it on the street. We booked tickets in advance from home, which was very straight forward. The building on the inside is very modern, with everything made of wood, good for acoustics. There...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We were here for an afternoon performance. The building and open spaces are flooded with afternoon light, even on a cloudy day. Brilliant.

Thank carpe_itineris
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

A really spectacular hall with excellent acoustics. Comfortable seating, but centre orchestra seats are quite difficult to get to if you are not early. Subtitles are hard to see in the first 10-15 rows.

Thank Bruno S
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We saw the Shen Yun 2017 Chinese performance in March. Beautiful show but the venue is just as good, seating are good but narrow, sight lines towards the stage are good, sound quality is good and decor in modern style. Large lobby area for intermission,...More

Thank JazzyButtons
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Most recently, we visited to watch Tuckett's Pinocchio, performed by the National Ballet of Canada. The experience was absolutely great! The place is situated in a great, downtown location that is very accessible. The building itself is very accessible as well, and there are available...More

Thank Antonia S
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

The incredible music of Wagner is mated with the equally incredible voices of the principal singers in this production. The rather stark and sparse staging and use of contemporary "wall street" garb only accentuates this epic musical masterpiece. Simply wonderful even at a staggering five...More

Thank Ken L
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Yesterday we were visiting Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts to listen to Mozart opera Magic Flute. The stage of the performance was excellent, The singing was beautiful, and the atmosphere was fun. The theatre itself is worth seeing. It is a piece of...More

Thank Tatiana K
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I finally got to see a performance at the Four Seasons Centre, in this case the Nutcracker, and can say I was thoroughly impressed with the facility. Great sight lines and great sound, so there can be no distractions from the performers. Let me begin...More

Thank chris g
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celebrated by a number of monuments and museums,
giving the neighborhood a mature feel. As a premier
destination for modern art, people here stroll through
the cool contemporary pieces at the Power Plant, enjoy
the outdoor installations along Queen's Quay and Canoe
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Diana F
20 April 2017|
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Response from Paul W | Reviewed this property |
I tend to agree that the side seats are not the best. They seem to have limited leg room.
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Wilson T
11 December 2016|
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Response from Art-Fashion-Travel | Reviewed this property |
Not really. There are people who are formally dressed (when I go, I am), but there's a relaxes attitude that embraces the idea that art is for everyone not just those dressed in a tux or evening gown. I've seen people in... More
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popegina333
27 August 2016|
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Response from Art-Fashion-Travel | Reviewed this property |
Nothing is currently playing. The Canadian Opera Company begins Oct 6 with Norma and The National Ballet Company on Nov 12th.
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