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Due to the current COVID-19 situation and the Public Health Order prohibiting gatherings of 100 or more persons, additional concerts at Davies Symphony Hall have been postponed or canceled. The San Francisco Symphony is working to reschedule select concerts, as outlined below. 

The following concerts will be rescheduled (new additions in bold):

March 27: An Evening with Bernadette Peters 
April 5: BEETHOVEN250: Piano Recital with Yefim Bronfman
April 16–18: Tchaik 5 & Mason Bates’ Philharmonia Fantastique

April 24–25: SOUNDBOX: Lineage
April 26: Chamber Music Series: Murder & Myths—Dvořák’s Piano Trio in E minor, Dumky
April 28: Gautier Capuçon & Yuja Wang in Recital
May 3: Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán

Those who have already purchased tickets to rescheduled concerts will be contacted directly when a new performance date is determined. We are asking ticketholders to hold their tickets until future dates can be confirmed.

The following concerts have been canceled (new additions in bold):

March 8: Michael Barenboim & the West-Eastern Divan Ensemble
March 12–14: MTT & Gautier Capuçon 

March 15: San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra Plays Britten 
March 17: Flute Recital with Sir James Galway
March 22: Buster Keaton’s The General—Silent Film with Organist Cameron Carpenter
March 22: Piano Recital with Hélène Grimaud
April 4: Music for Families: Meet the Orchestra, featuring the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra

April 4: San Francisco Symphony Chorus: J.S. Bach’s Magnificat 
April 11: Pure Yanni
April 19: Chineke! Orchestra with Stewart Goodyear

April 23–25: BEETHOVEN250: Beethoven 5 & Mozart Violin Concerto No. 3
April 30: Open Rehearsal: Morgan Conducts Price & Brahms
April 30–May 2: Morgan Conducts Price & Brahms
May 10: San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra Plays Brahms Symphony No. 2

The following options are available for those who have already purchased tickets to canceled concerts:  

• Exchange your ticket(s) for any future 2019–20 Season performance. All exchange fees will be waived in this situation.

• Exchange your ticket(s) for a gift certificate, which can be used at any time. 

• Donate your ticket(s) and receive a tax deduction for the total ticket value. 

• Receive a refund for the value of the ticket(s).

Ticketholders are encouraged to consider donating the cost of their ticket(s) back to the San Francisco Symphony, or to ask for a gift certificate for the value of their ticket(s). This helps support the organization as an arts nonprofit during this challenging time as we navigate the significant, ongoing impact of the COVID-19 situation.

All requests for ticket donations, exchanges, gift certificates, and refunds must be received by August 31, 2020. For assistance, please contact the Box Office by phone at 415-864-6000 or email at 

Box Office hours (for phone and emails only) are Mon–Fri: 10am–6pm and Sat: Noon–6pm. Box Office windows will remain closed through May 3. 


In this time of uncertainty, one thing remains constant: Our deepest gratitude for the dedication and support of each and every member of the San Francisco Symphony family. 


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