TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning
273 Bloor Street West
Renowned by The Globe and Mail as "The Temple of Tone," there's no better place to see a concert in Toronto than this acoustically impeccable venue. The high, floating ceiling of ribboned wood and shoebox-like shape of Koerner Hall at the Royal Conservatory Toronto create an enveloping auditory experience that puts you in the middle of the music, and the music inside you. Seating 1,135 music-lovers, the theater's 2014-15 season recently commenced, with an impressive line-up of upcoming performances across an array of styles, from classical and jazz, to afro-funk and Canadian folk.
About the TELUS Center
Open since 2009, Koerner Hall is part of the award-winning TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning, designed by Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects. Each season tickets sell faster than the last, so be sure to buy yours as soon as you choose the shows you wish to see. Some of the most anticipated include:
Tito Muñoz Conducts the Royal Conservatory Orchestra
October 24th at 8pm
Starting at $25
Joined by The Glenn Gould School's concerto competition winner Emily Kruspe on violin, the Music Director of The Phoenix Symphony conducts our own orchestra for a very special night.
Angélique Kidjo (with special guests H'sao)
November 8 at 8pm
Starting at $35
TIME magazine dubbed the Grammy Award-Winner Ms. Kidjo "Africa's premier diva," and her concert with the afro-pop trio comprising H'sao promises to win her a legion of new fans in Canada as well.
The Count Basie Orchestra
November 22nd at 8pm
Starting at $40
Known as "The Swingingest Band in All the Land," this world-famous group founded by William Count Basie in 1935 has won 17 Grammy Awards since its inception.