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  • Koerner Hall Concession Packages

    NEW! PRE-PURCHASE YOUR BEVERAGES & SNACKS

    You can easily pre-purchase your beer, wine, soft drinks, or snacks to enjoy in the lobby.

    You will receive a VOUCHER, which you can redeem at the concession bars located in the Leslie & Anna Dan Gallerias (Koerner Hall lobbies) on the day of your concert or event. 

    Pre-purchase your beer, wine, spirits, soft drinks, or snacks and receive a VOUCHER by selecting from the following options;
     

    WINES (5oz)
    Ontario VQA Red or White, Imported Red or White, or Ontario VQA Sparking or Premium Wine

    BEER (341ml)
    Mill St. Beer

    SPIRITS (1oz)
    House Rail, Middle Rail, and Single Malt Scotch

    NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
    Coffee, Tea, Evian or Badoit Sparkling Water, and Assorted Pop

    SNACKS
    Lindt 70% Dark Chocolate, Miss Vickie’s Original Chips, and Scotch Mints

    Please enjoy your beverages responsibly. 
    The Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) is licensed by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario. Guests must be of legal drinking age in Ontario at the time of redemption for alcohol. Guests will be asked for ID if they appear under the age of 25. Anyone who appears to be intoxicated will not be served. The RCM reserves the right to refuse service to and\/or expel from RCM property any person suspected of being intoxicated. All sales are final. There are no exchanges, refunds, or cancellations.

  • Restaurant Packages

    Signatures (InterContinental Toronto Yorkville) Concert and Cuisine Dinner Package:

    Dinner for two at Signatures (prix fixe pre-concert menu) and two concert tickets

    The Duke of York Concert Dinner Package:

    Dinner for two at The Duke of York (prix fixe pre-concert menu) and two concert tickets

    Reserve a Concert Package today by calling: 416.408.2824 x584 or email [email protected]

    PLEASE NOTE: Prices include all order charges, gratuities, DMF, and HST.
    Packages are valid for Royal Conservatory presented performances only.
    Independent presentations are not eligible.

  • Hotel Packages

    InterContinental Toronto Yorkville Sounds of the City:

    One night accommodation and two concert tickets

    InterContinental Toronto Yorkville Premiere Performance Package:

    One night accommodation, dinner for two at Signatures (prix fixe pre-concert menu), two concert tickets

    Intercontinental Toronto Yorkville: 220 Bloor Street West, Toronto

     

    Kimpton Saint George Hotel

    One night accommodation and two concert tickets

    Kimpton Saint George Hotel: 280 Bloor Street West, Toronto

     

    Reserve a Concert Package today by calling: 416.408.2824 x584 or email [email protected]

    PLEASE NOTE: Prices include all order charges, gratuities, DMF, and HST.
    Packages are valid for Royal Conservatory presented performances only.
    Independent presentations are not eligible.

  • Museum Packages

        

    Royal Ontario Museum (ROM)

    2 Adult Museum Passes and 2 Concert Tickets: $203
    The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) is Canada’s largest museum of natural history and world culture. From dinosaurs to Ancient Egypt to the history of Canada, the ROM invites you to discover the Museum’s remarkable collections of art, culture and nature through fascinating exhibitions, lectures, group tours, and events.

    100 Queen’s Park (Main Entrance on Bloor Street West), Toronto

    Gardiner Museum

    2 Adult Museum Passes and 2 Concert Tickets: $184
    The Gardiner Museum is Canada’s national ceramics museum, and one of the world’s great specialty museums, presenting special exhibitions, events, lectures, and drop-in open clay classes to complement its permanent collection galleries.

    111 Queen’s Park, Toronto

    Bata Shoe Museum

    2 Adult Museum Passes and 2 Concert Tickets: $176
    With an international collection of over 13,000 shoes and related artefacts, the Bata Shoe Museum celebrates 4,500 years of footwear history. In addition to the semi-permanent exhibition, All About Shoes, the Museum has three rotating galleries, ensuring that each visit offers a new experience.

    327 Bloor St. West, Toronto

Pre-concert Talks

Many Koerner Hall performances throughout the concert season are preceded by a pre-concert talk with Rick Phillips, various artists, or an expert from The Royal Conservatory of Music.

 

Postlude Performances

After many Koerner Hall performances, you are invited to enjoy a cocktail, socialize, and hear more wonderful music in the Leslie & Anna Dan Galleria, located directly outside of Koerner Hall. Featuring the best local and emerging artists in Toronto!

 

Music Appreciation Courses

Deepen your understanding and enjoyment of music across genres and historical periods. Choose from a range of daytime or evening classes and join a growing community of music appreciators!

For more information, click here.

 

Public Master Classes

Everyone is welcome to listen and learn as international master musicians instruct students of The Glenn Gould School and The Phil and Eli Taylor Performance Academy for Young Artists in free public master classes. More than 60 master classes are presented each season.

For more information, click here or email [email protected].

 

The Glenn Gould School Student Recitals

Hear the next generation’s great musicians in intimate recitals! More than 100 recitals are presented by students of the School throughout the academic year in Mazzoleni Concert Hall and the Conservatory Theatre.

For more information, click here

The Royal Conservatory’s Toronto home is the technologically superb TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning. This stunning building represents a vibrant cultural destination and a wonderful resource, transforming The Conservatory into the heart of creative education for the nation.

The 200,000-square-foot TELUS Centre houses a stunning array of learning and performance spaces, including 77 practice and teaching studios, the Rupert Edwards Library, the Wilmot and Judy Matthews Family Centre for Integrative Education, the Gerard Dekker Institute for New Programs Development, the Milton E. Harris Centre, a music technology lab, and the Michael and Sonja Koerner Early Music Instrument Collection. A glass-enclosed central atrium provides an architecturally stimulating and relaxed space where students, faculty, and staff meet informally to exchange ideas. 

There are many wonderful and easily accessible restaurants, cafes, hotels and museums within two or three blocks of The Royal Conservatory.

If you're planning on attending any of our Royal Conservatory concerts, consider a Concert Package from one of our Partners. Visit the Concert Packages tab for more information.

  • Restaurants

    b espresso bar at The Royal Conservatory

    Located in the Atrium of The Royal Conservatory’s TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning, b espresso bar offers fresh in-house baked goods, artisan hand-crafted desserts from some of the city's most talented bakers, breakfast sandwiches, panini, wraps, soups, and salads. We use the finest of 100% Arabica coffee beans, imported monthly from Italy, in all our coffee-based beverages.

    273 Bloor Street West, www.bespressobar.com

     

    Duke of York

    A beautiful garden patio, two distinct bar areas across two floors, plus all the people who will make your experience unforgettable. There’s good reason the Duke of York has been keeping the good times going for 40 years in the Annex. Add to that our huge selection of wine, beer and spirits, and our ample menu of classic pub fare, and you’ve just found your perfect home away from home.

    39 Prince Arthur Ave. 416.964.2441, dukepubs.ca/york

     

    Signatures Restaurant at the InterContinental Toronto Yorkville

    Toronto's own multicultural neighbourhoods inspire the seasonally changing menu in our award-winning Signatures Restaurant. Chef Christopher Perera's culinary artistry can be sampled in the main dining room or the bistro-style lower level. To complement the cultural influence in our cuisine, unique photographs of Toronto's landmark neighbourhoods decorate the walls of our restaurant. Take advantage of prix-fixe meals during our participation in Summerlicious promotions from the best restaurants in Toronto.

    220 Bloor Street West. 416-324-5885, www.toronto.intercontinental.com

  • Accommodation

    InterContinental Toronto Yorkville

    Stylish and sleek, yet exceedingly warm, the InterContinental Toronto Yorkville offers an intimate pied-à-terre in the city. Savour award-winning cuisine and stylish ambience in the InterContinental Hotel’s restaurants and lounges. Pamper yourself with a rejuvenating private massage delivered by a registered therapist, visit the rooftop fitness centre, or escape to the penthouse-level lap pool.

    220 Bloor Street (directly across the street from The Royal Conservatory)
    toronto.intercontinental.com

    Check out our InterContinental Hotel + show packages by clicking the Concert Packages tab.

    Kimpton Saint George Hotel

    Sitting pretty on Bloor Street in the indie-cool-meets-approachable-luxury Annex neighbourhood, Kimpton Saint George’s refined bohemian spirit reflects its surroundings. Design details - natural materials, rich textures and irreverent artwork - create a sense of sophistication with a little edge. The atmosphere is intimate and intriguing, inviting you to explore the true Toronto, where a history of craftsmanship merges with an evolving identity as a dynamic modern hub.

    280 Bloor Street West, Toronto
    kimptonsaintgeorge.com

    Check out our Kimpton Saint George Hotel + show packages by clicking the Concert Packages tab.

  • Attractions and Shopping

    Royal Ontario Museum

    Located right next door to The Royal Conservatory, the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) is among the world’s leading museums of natural history and world cultures. Purchase your ROM admission tickets online and save up to 30% off * regular rates. Enjoy one of Toronto's best family destinations - for less! Visit www.rom.on.ca, order tickets and use the promo code PERFORMANCE. Print your tickets and just walk right in.

    100 Queen’s Park (entrance is on Bloor Street), 416-586-8000, www.rom.on.ca 
    *Discount valid for advance online ticket purchase only.

     

    Bata Shoe Museum

    Discover the treasures of North America 's charming shoe museum. Hundreds of shoes (from a collection numbering over 10,000) are on exhibit in architect Raymond Moriyama's award-winning four-storey structure. The museum celebrates the style and function of footwear in four impressive galleries. Footwear on display ranges from Chinese bound foot shoes and ancient Egyptian sandals to chestnut-crushing clogs and glamorous platforms.

    327 Bloor Street West, 416.979.7799, www.batashoemuseum.ca

     

    Gardiner Museum

    The Gardiner Museum offers an intimate look at one of the world’s oldest and most universal forms of art and material culture: ceramics. Complemented by special exhibitions, the collection exceeds 3,000 historical and contemporary pieces and spans continents and time, giving you an extraordinary glimpse into the development of the ceramic process, decoration, and shape. Located across from the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto’s charming Yorkville district, the Gardiner has undergone a major expansion of its gallery and studio spaces. It remains one of the city’s finest examples of modernist architecture.

    111 Queen’s Park, 416.586.8080, www.gardinermuseum.on.ca

     

    Yorkville Area

    Cross over into the world of Bloor-Yorkville - the ultimate fusion of historic charm and modern seduction. Toronto 's most celebrated neighbourhood of style and culture offers a unique blend of designer boutiques, fashionable restaurants, plush hotels, and leading galleries... 700 in all!

    www.bloor-yorkville.com

     

    Annex Area

    The Bloor-Annex area is a vibrant and colourful community in the heart of Toronto. Discover many wonderful shops, services, and restaurants from all over the globe. The area is located on Bloor Street West with two main intersections, Bathurst and Spadina, both easily accessible by the Bloor-Danforth TTC subway.

RCM Tickets is your original source for tickets to concerts at Koerner Hall

Tickets obtained from any other source other than The Royal Conservatory or their authorized agents may be counterfeit, and such tickets cannot be guaranteed to be valid for admission.

 

Arrival at the venue 

We recommend that you arrive at the building at least 15 minutes prior to show time. You may enter the building at the box office entrance, the Philosophers Walk entrance or the Ihnatowytz Hall entrance. Koerner Hall and Mazzoleni Hall are located on floor 1; Temerty Theatre is located on Floor 2. If you require assistance please refer to our accessible building information under the Accessibility tab, or contact the box office at 416.408.0208.

 

Food and beverage

Our concessions bars offer beverages and light snacks during intermission and postlude performances. Concessions are cash or voucher only. You can purchase vouchers here. There are no ATMs on premises, but there are some across the street. No food or beverages are permitted in the auditorium. b espresso café is located in the atrium at the TELUS Centre. For a list of area restaurants please click here.

 

Late arrivals

In the interest of safety and for the comfort of all patrons, latecomers will be seated at RCM’s sole discretion. Once a performance has begun, an usher will seat you at a suitable break as determined by the house manager and/or artist. Due to the nature of some concerts, late arrivals may not be able to sit in their ticketed seats, or be admitted at all.

 

Cameras and video recorders

Cameras and video recording devices, including smart phones and iPads, are not permitted during performances.

 

Cell phones and electronic devices

As a courtesy to the artists and your fellow patrons please turn off your mobile devices, and all other audible electronic devices before the concert begins. Please refrain from using any and all social media during the performance. We encourage the use of social media before, during intermission, and following the performance.

 

Children

Children under 5 years of age will not be admitted into Koerner Hall concerts.

 

Dress and grooming

There is no dress code. As a courtesy to others, we ask that you please refrain from wearing perfume, cologne, and other scented personal products to performances.

 

Conduct

Ticket holder must comply with RCM House Policies. Failure to comply with these rules may result in expulsion or non-admittance at RCM’s discretion.

 

Rush Tickets

A limited number of $15 Rush Tickets are available starting 90 minutes before all performances presented by The Royal Conservatory.
Rush Tickets are limited to one ticket per person in line. Seat locations are assigned at the discretion of the box office and locations may vary. We recommend that you arrive early to secure your place in line. Rush Tickets are available in person only, on a first-come first-served basis.

 

Conditions of ticket sale

All sales are final. There are no exchanges, refunds, or cancellations unless noted otherwise at time of purchase. All ticket prices include HST and service charge. Unauthorized resale of tickets is prohibited. The Royal Conservatory is not responsible for tickets purchased through any unauthorized sales channel, and such tickets will not be honoured. Performers, dates, and other details are subject to change without notice. The Conservatory reserves the right to refund the purchase price and refuse admission or expel from the premises without refund any person whose presence or conduct is deemed objectionable. Tickets are only valid for the performance and seat for which it was issued. Ticketholder acknowledges and agrees to assume all risks incidental to any performance for which the ticket was issued, whether occurring before, during or after such performance. Due to the nature of live performances, it is not possible to predict when technical difficulties may occur. Everyone, regardless of age, must have a ticket for admission to all seating areas. 

In accordance with the Ontarians with Disabilities Act (ODA, 2001) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA, 2005), the Royal Conservatory has developed a policy to ensure persons with disabilities have equal access to programs, services, and activities that we offer at the TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning.

Documents and policies under the Customer Service Standard are available to the public by requesting them by email or by phoning 416-408-0208.

Accessible features of our building

The new TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning has been designed to be accessible to people accompanied by small children and people with disabilities.

Elevators
Two elevators provide convenient access to all areas of the building.

Washrooms
Barrier-free washrooms are located in every public area of the building.

Entrances
Two of the building's three entrances are accessible for people with mobility devices:
• the Bloor Street entrance on the west side of the building
• the Philosopher’s Walk entrance on the east side of the building

The Weston Family Box Office
A low ticket counter makes it easier for persons who use mobility devices to communicate with our customer service agents and view brochures.

Performance Spaces

Koerner Hall
The patron seating can accommodate 8 persons seated in mobility devices. In addition, several rows can be removed to provide extra spaces.

Mazzoleni Concert Hall in Ihnatowycz Hall
The patron seating can accommodate 2 persons seated in mobility devices in the first row. In addition, the seats in the first and second rows can be removed to provide extra spaces.

Temerty Theatre
This venue has flexible seating and can accommodate unlimited persons seated in mobility devices up to capacity.

Accessible features of our concerts

Support person ticket discounts
A discount is extended to any support person whose assistance is required in order for the patron to attend a concert. This discount applies to Royal Conservatory presented concerts, and select independent presentations. Please inquire at the box office for more information, pricing and availability.

Assistive listening devices 
Listening devices are available on loan for any Koerner Hall presentation. To reserve, please contact the box office prior to the concert or speak to any of of our Front of House staff members on concert night. 

Wheelchair loan
For patrons who require assistance travelling within the building we offer wheelchairs on loan. Wheelchairs are subject to availability. One of our the security desk staff are happy to bring a wheelchair upon arrival.