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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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Wow this place is spectacular!

My family and I attended a performance of the Nut Cracker on Christmas Eve. The venue itself is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
northerndecorator
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northern Ontario
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We saw The Sleeping Beauty by the National Ballet and were not disappointed with the performance or... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Harbridgetrek
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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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+1 416-363-8231
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"canadian opera company"
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"opera house"
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"excellent acoustics"
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"national ballet"
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"sight lines"
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"world class opera"
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"sleeping beauty"
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"opera performance"
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"orchestra seats"
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"comfortable seats"
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"concert hall"
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"great sound"
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"sony centre"
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"modern architecture"
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"coat check"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I attended a performance of the Nut Cracker on Christmas Eve. The venue itself is just beautiful and the atmosphere was perfect for Christmas Eve. While we were waiting for our daughter we sat in the little coffee shop, then went to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We saw The Sleeping Beauty by the National Ballet and were not disappointed with the performance or the amazing venue. My only regret was despite having a decent view, we were far from the stage and in future would definitely spend more money on seats...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Saw Sleeping Beauty at the Four Seasons. Even though our seats were in the upper ring section, the view was good (if distant) and the acoustics were great.

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

We went there to watch Shen Yun. It is a great theater overall. Big seating capacity and the acoustics are very well designed to give an amazing experience. However, the height adjustment between the two rows could have been a little more. This is a...More

Thank JAY M
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Lovely venue-comfortable seats with room. Easy to get to with public transit and ticket pricing is reasonbable

Thank lisey97
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

You have to pay extra for a wardrobe. While this is common in north america, I still consider it to be very inappropriate for an opera house. Also, guess what? There are no mirrors(!) in the wardrobe downstairs. As for opera performance – I’m not...More

Thank Alexander_random
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

I attended the Sheyun dance yesterday. the theatre set and lay out is great. it is open space so I enjoyed the show. comfortable seats. the theatre has 4 seating area. it is shaped in semi-circle which is making it really convenient to see the...More

Thank Hassan P
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

It was our very first time to set foot at this venue which is the home of the Canadian Opera Company. The most stunning structure of this venue are the stairs which can be seen from outside the glass panelled building. Inside the theatre the...More

Thank betty l
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Not the most impressive facility from the outside but every performance I have seen has been outstanding. The National Ballet is phenomenal and well worth the visit.

Thank Shannon B
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

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
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lostteddies
18 March 2018|
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Response from Harbridgetrek | Reviewed this property |
I found it very warm. Best to dress in layers though so you can find a level of comfort that best suits you. Enjoy!
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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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