Last update:  October 8, 2021

The 2021-2022 Concert Season and Online Events

Subscription ticket sales for the 2021-2022 concert season began on August 2 and single ticket sales began August 30, 2021. As we enter a concert season unlike any we have experienced before, we are reaching out to update you on our current status and plans as we move forward.

For the 2021-2022 concert season all concerts will be held at Symphony Hall, Boston. We will be complying with the policies that Symphony Hall has laid out. To help you plan your visit to Symphony Hall please read the Safe in Sound: Symphony Hall page on their website for information about health and safety measures.

Our October 15, 20201 concert will be livestreamed! View the concert page for more information and to purchase access to the livestream.

Proof of Vaccination or Negative Test

Per Symphony Hall: "All visitors to Symphony Hall must present proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test each time they enter Symphony Hall. A negative COVID-19 test must either be a PCR test taken within the last 72 hours or an antigen test taken within the last 24 hours. Options for proof of vaccination include showing a vaccination card or a photo of the card, or a digital vaccine record."

Face Mask Requirement

Per Symphony Hall: "Everyone is required to wear a CDC-approved mask during all indoor public events in Symphony Hall, regardless of vaccination status, except when actively eating or drinking."

Will there be social distancing?

At this time,  our performances will not be socially distanced.

Will musicians and staff have the same requirements?

All musicians, guest artists, and staff are required to show proof of vaccination. Performers are not required to wear masks onstage. Musicians and all other staff are required to wear masks while working offstage or attending indoor events.

Will performances have intermissions?

Boston Philharmonic and Youth Orchestra performances will include an intermission. The exception to this will be the October 15 Bruckner's Symphony No. 8 concert where the orchestra will play 80 minutes.

Will I need to show my vaccine card or a negative test every time I see a concert?

Yes, all visitors will need to provide proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test.

We look forward to greeting you in the concert hall again! In the meanwhile, we send you our warmest wishes for good health as we navigate these challenging times.

Questions: Please contact the Boston Philharmonic office at :

CDC How to protect yourself and others

CDC What To Do if You're Sick

Safe in Sound: Symphony Hall Guidelines

CDC Guide to Masks


Symphony Hall Policies