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Roy Thomson Hall
Roy Thomson Hall

Roy Thomson Hall is a concert hall in Toronto, Canada. It is the home of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Download high resolution version (996x555, 132 KB)Taken by SimonP in April 2005 File links The following pages link to this file: Roy Thomson Hall Categories: GFDL images ... Download high resolution version (996x555, 132 KB)Taken by SimonP in April 2005 File links The following pages link to this file: Roy Thomson Hall Categories: GFDL images ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Diversity Our Strength Established: March 6, 1834 Area: East to West: 43 km North to South: 21 km629. ... The Toronto Symphony Orchestra is a leading Canadian orchestra. ... The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir is a Canadian large vocal ensemble based in Toronto, Canada. ...


Opened in 1982 and renovated in 2002, its circular architectural design exhibits a sloping and curvilinear glass exterior. It was designed by Canadian architects Arthur Erickson and Mather and Haldenby. 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Cusco album, see 2002 (album). ... Arthur Charles Erickson OC (born June 14, 1924, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) is a Canadian architect of Swedish descent. ...


The hall seats 2,812, and features an impressive pipe organ built by Canadian organ builders Gabriel Kney of London, Ontario. Gabriel Kney is a Canadian company that builds pipe organs. ... Nickname: The Forest City Established: Area: 421. ...


Formerly known as New Massey Hall, it is named after the late Roy Thomson, first Lord Thomson of Fleet and founder of the publishing empire Thomson Corporation. Inside Massey Hall in 1945. ... Roy Herbert Thomson, 1st Baron Thomson of Fleet (June 5, 1894 – August 4, 1976) was a newspaper proprietor and media entrepreneur. ... The Thomson Corporation NYSE: TOC TSX: TOC is the worlds leading information company. ...


The concert hall was used in scenes of the film X-Men. X-Men is a United States action movie, first released in Australia on 13 July 2000. ...


The hall is also one of the main venues used by the Toronto International Film Festival, with many gala screenings held there each year. Poster for the 2005 Toronto International Film Festival The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is widely considered to be one of the top film festivals in the world and is the premiere film festival in North America which the Oscars race begins from. ...


Art works about Roy Thomson Hall

Toronto Architecture DVD by Jeffery Klassen


See also

A Concert hall is a cultural building, which serves as performance venue, chiefly for classical instrumental music. ...

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  • The Corporation of Roy Thomson Hall and Massey Hall
  • About Massey Hall
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Performing arts: Bathurst Street Theatre | Canon Theatre | Elgin and Winter Garden Theatres | Four Seasons Centre | Hummingbird Centre | Massey Hall | Princess of Wales Theatre | Royal Alexandra Theatre | Roy Thomson Hall Bathurst Street Theatre, 736 Bathurst Street, Toronto. ... The Canon Theatre is one of Torontos live entertainment venues. ... The entrance to the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatres Interior of Winter Garden Theatre The Elgin and Winter Garden Theatres are a pair of stacked theatres in Toronto, Canada. ... The Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts is the future home for both the Canadian Opera Company and the National Ballet of Canada. ... The Hummingbird Centre The Hummingbird Centre is a major performing arts venue in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Inside Massey Hall in 1945. ... The Princess of Wales Theatre is a 2000-seat theatre located at 300 King Street West in the heart of Torontos Entertainment District. ... The Royal Alexandra theatre The Royal Alexandra Theatre is a theatre in Toronto, Ontario Canada. ...


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Roy Thomson Hall (0 words)
A large rehearsal hall, green room, dressing rooms, extensive musician support areas and backstage facilities (including a broadcast and recording area), as well as the Corporation offices and the offices, libraries and archives of its two major tenants - the TS and Toronto Mendelssohn Choir - are all located on a lower level.
RTH acquired its Yamaha CF-2 concert grand piano from the estate of Glenn Gould in 1983.
An active volunteer committee established the Roy Thomson Hall Award in 1984, to recognize outstanding contributions to the musical life of Metropolitan Toronto, which have been presented to Victor Feldbrill (1985), Jean Ashworth Bartle (1986), Oscar Peterson (1987), James Campbell (1989), William Littler (1990), and John Weinzweig (1991).
Roy Thomson Hall - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (189 words)
Roy Thomson Hall is a concert hall in Toronto, Canada.
Formerly known as New Massey Hall, it is named after the late Roy Thomson, first Lord Thomson of Fleet and founder of the publishing empire Thomson Corporation.
The hall is also one of the main venues used by the Toronto International Film Festival, with many gala screenings held there each year.
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