Public Health Update: Coronavirus (COVID-19)


Last updated: July 15, 2020

2020–2021 SEASON UPDATE

We are planning for a safe and successful return to Benaroya Hall. Our top priority remains the health and safety of our patrons, staff and musicians. Over the next two months, we will be making important revisions to our 2020–2021 season concert schedule. If needed, this may include changes to artists, programming, performance dates and seat locations. Check out the Plan Your Visit page for the latest updates.

2019–2020 SEASON UPDATE

While health officials manage the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in our community, the Seattle Symphony has made the difficult decision to cancel or postpone all performances through August 31, 2020. See below for ticket donation and exchange information.

Concert Schedule

The following performances and events at Benaroya Hall are canceled or rescheduled:

Original Date Event Name Event Status
April 9, 7:30 pm Joe Hisaishi Symphonic Concert: Music from the Studio Ghibli Films of Hayao Mizayaki Rescheduled to July 15, 2021
April 10, 8:00 pm Joe Hisaishi Symphonic Concert: Music from the Studio Ghibli Films of Hayao Mizayaki Rescheduled to July 16, 2021
April 11, 2:00 pm Joe Hisaishi Symphonic Concert: Music from the Studio Ghibli Films of Hayao Mizayaki Rescheduled to July 17, 2021
April 11, 8:00 pm Joe Hisaishi Symphonic Concert: Music from the Studio Ghibli Films of Hayao Mizayaki Rescheduled to July 17, 2021
May 8, 8:00 pm The Wailin' Jennys Rescheduled to March 11, 2021
July 9, 7:30pm Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ in Concert with the Seattle Symphony Rescheduled to July 9, 2021
July 10, 7:30 pm Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ in Concert with the Seattle Symphony Rescheduled to July 10, 2021
July 11, 7:30 pm Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ in Concert with the Seattle Symphony Rescheduled to July 10, 2021
July 12, 2:00 pm Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ in Concert with the Seattle Symphony Rescheduled to July 11, 2021
July 19, 2:00 pm National Geographic Live:Hidden Wild: Secrets of the Everglades Canceled
July 20, 7:30 pm National Geographic Live:Hidden Wild: Secrets of the Everglades Canceled
July 21, 7:30 pm National Geographic Live:Hidden Wild: Secrets of the Everglades Canceled
July 25, 9:30 & 11:00 am First Concerts: Meet the Bass Canceled
August 2, 2:00 pm National Geographic Live: From Summit to Sea Canceled
August 3, 7:30 pm National Geographic Live: From Summit to Sea Canceled
August 4, 7:30 pm National Geographic Live: From Summit to Sea Canceled
August 8, 8:00 pm The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra Canceled
August 9, 2:00 pm The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra Canceled
August 16, 2:00 pm National Geographic Live: Building the Photo Ark Canceled
August 17, 7:30 pm National Geographic Live: Building the Photo Ark Canceled
August 18, 7:30 pm National Geographic Live: Building the Photo Ark Canceled

Information about other concerts and events at Benaroya Hall.

Ticketing Information

If you have tickets to a canceled or rescheduled event, you have the following options:

  • Donate your tickets. As a nonprofit arts organization, the Seattle Symphony relies on the people we serve. This has never been truer than at this moment. You may donate your tickets by completing our ticket donation form — no phone call or email required.
  • Transfer your tickets to a gift certificate. We are happy to put the value of your ticket purchase towards a Seattle Symphony gift certificate for future use. Gift certificate values do not expire and can be used online. Email the Ticket Office at tickets@seattlesymphony.org and specify that you would like to convert your tickets into a gift certificate.
  • Put the value of your tickets “on account.” Email the Ticket Office at tickets@seattlesymphony.org and specify that you would like to put your funds on account for future use.

Please email the Ticket Office at tickets@seattlesymphony.org for any other inquiries. To ensure the health and safety of everyone involved, Seattle Symphony Ticket Office staff are all currently working remotely and Benaroya Hall remains closed to the public. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we work through all of your requests and questions.

Haven't heard from the Ticket Office regarding your tickets? Please email tickets@seattlesymphony.org with your ticket purchase information and donation/exchange request, and also confirm that we have your most up-to-date contact information and email settings.

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