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Ottawa’s National Arts Centre and the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto both present great lineups of music, dance, theatre and shows. Visit a downtown bar or club for the indie music scene. Westben Concerts at the Barn is a unique experience; the magnificent 400-seat timber-frame barn opens onto lush meadows and rolling hills. The Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts will keep you up to date on what’s playing on Toronto’s stages; download their TOnight mobile app for on-the-go performing arts tickets, reviews and searches.
Toronto is a hub for Canadian classical and contemporary dance from the National Ballet of Canada to the Toronto Dance Theatre. The Ballet Series at the National Arts Centre presents three ballet productions in Southam Hall, each featuring the NAC Orchestra.
Enjoy the wide-ranging repertoire of Toronto's Symphony Orchestra. Hamilton's classical music scene is thriving with the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra offering up another season of great concerts, as is the Ontario Philharmonic in Oshawa, with a solid season of beautiful music, highlighted with great special events.