Since 1992, Place des Arts has been the city's central entertainment complex, presenting performances of musical concerts, opera, dance, and theater in five halls: Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier (2,990 seats), where the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal and Les Grands Ballets Canadiens often perform; Théâtre Maisonneuve (1,458 seats), where the Orchestre Métropolitain du Grand Montréal performs; ... more
Went to see the Howie Mendel gala. It was a little confusing as to how to get into the place. We got different instructions from different security people. Anyway, great venue. Fits large crowds very well. Seats were super comfortable. We had mezzanine seat but the view was awesome. Excellent place for large venues.
The Place des Arts in Montreal is quite impressive from the outside in the evening. I imagine that it must be even more impressive inside as well. Yeah, we did not go inside the place to watch any concert or show. We were just taking a leisurely walk one cool evening when we came across this beautiful venue. Will have to watch something here during our next trip to Montreal.
I think previous reviews, pretty much say it all, but I'll reiterate what a great space this is. It may not be the most modern or vibrant, but it's a part of our city now, last a landmark in itself.
A recent visit reminded me that it's really a convenient venue (with underground parking if you need) which is connected to the metro system. With productions for young and old, there's something... more
Multi-venue complex used by jazz & comedy festivals & prominent groups like the Opéra de Montréal.
Montreal's top performance hall features music, drama and more.
This huge complex is the centre of Montreal's large-scale culture. The buildings themselves are a striking landmark in the Latin Quarter, while their various concert halls and theatres are home to the Opera de Montreal, the Montreal Symphony Orchestra and other local companies. The entire complex is linked to the Underground City. The individual halls are the Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, Theâtre... more