Mar 11, 2020SAN FRANCISCO, CA—San Francisco Mayor London N. Breed today announced that the Health Officer of the City and County of San Francisco will issue a Public Health Order prohibiting all large group events of 1,000 or more persons through March 25. This measure is necessary to slow the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the community and builds on the City’s public health recommendations announced on March 6. In addition to previously announced cancellations of all San Francisco Symphony concerts at Davies Symphony Hall March 7–20, all concerts scheduled through March 25 are now canceled as well.
The following upcoming concerts have been canceled (new additions in bold):
March 12–14: MTT & Gautier Capuçon
March 15: 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
The following options are available for those who have already purchased tickets to canceled concerts:
• Exchange your tickets for any future 2019–20 Season performance. All exchange fees will be waived in this situation.
• Exchange your tickets for a gift certificate, which can be used at any time.
• Donate your tickets and receive a tax deduction for the total ticket value.
• Receive a refund for the value of the ticket.
For assistance, please contact the San Francisco Symphony Box Office by phone at 415-864-6000, email at [email protected], or in person at the Davies Symphony Hall Box Office on Grove Street between Van Ness Avenue and Franklin Street in San Francisco. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Office of the Mayor Press Release https://sfmayor.org/article/san-francisco-issues-moratorium-large-gatherings-1000-or-more-slow-spread-covid-19
For press information, please contact Robin Freeman, Director of Public Relations at (415) 810-1970 or [email protected].
For the Mayor’s Press Office, please contact (415) 554-6131 or [email protected].