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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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Toronto’s ballet and opera performing space

A beautiful interior with excellent sound and sight lines. Worth making reservations for the... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
susgerTA
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Toronto, Canada
Perfect, except for tall people

We saw Anna Bolena and had, by pure luck, magnificent seats. But, looking around, there didn’t... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
careyeroslib
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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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 May 20, 2018

A beautiful interior with excellent sound and sight lines. Worth making reservations for the Canadian Opera Company and the National Ballet of Canada

Thank susgerTA
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Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

We saw Anna Bolena and had, by pure luck, magnificent seats. But, looking around, there didn’t seem to be many seats that would be comfortable for us for a 3.5 hour performance. We are over 6 ft tall and luckily had seats in the one...More

Thank careyeroslib
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Reviewed May 12, 2018

Visitors to Toronto, here you can see world class,singers at better prices. Alas, the opera season is ending but remember , next season is something to look forward to. If you get a chance to see Sondra Radvonovsky in Anna Bolena GO The singing is...More

Thank ElizabethMinto
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Reviewed March 25, 2018

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

Thank northerndecorator
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Reviewed March 16, 2018 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

Thank Harbridgetrek
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Reviewed March 15, 2018

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.

Thank fuzzyminx
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Reviewed March 9, 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 March 2, 2018

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

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Reviewed February 19, 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 January 7, 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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Wintered-out
May 6, 2018|
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Response from northerndecorator | Reviewed this property |
I have only been there once, however from what I could tell I don't think there's a bad seat in the house to tell you the truth.
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lostteddies
March 17, 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
April 19, 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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