Public Health Update: The Coronavirus

Last updated: March 31, 2020  

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced on Thursday, March 12, that all gatherings with over 100 people will be prohibited in an effort to reduce the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). All Columbus Symphony performances and events scheduled through May 2, 2020 are therefore being canceled or postponed.

Concert and Events Schedule

The following Columbus Symphony events and performances at the Ohio Theatre, Palace Theatre, and other venues have been canceled:

April 4, 8pm                            The Music of Elton John & Billy Joel – canceled

April 11, 5pm                          Festival Dinner Series at The Refectory – canceled

April 17-18, 7:30pm               Beethoven at 250: The Ninth Symphony – canceled

April 25, 6pm                         2020 Symphony Gala – rescheduled (August 22, 2020)

May 2, 8pm                           Raiders of the Lost Ark – canceled

All Columbus Symphony Youth Orchestras events March 16-April 28. 

June 13, 8pm.                       Ben Folds - canceled 

Ticketing Information

Options if you have tickets to a canceled or postponed event:

  • Exchange your Masterworks tickets to an upcoming 20/21 season performance. We are happy to exchange your tickets in to the 20/21 season before August 1st. Stay tuned for our season announcement in the next few weeks.
  • Donate your ticket. Your tax-deductible ticket donation helps support the Columbus Symphony remain a vibrant and financially secure orchestra to enrich the lives of residents throughout central Ohio through the power and beauty of music.

To exchange or donate your tickets, please contact the CBUSArts Tickets Center at and one of the CBUSArts associates will respond within 2 business days. The CBUSArts Ticketing Associates are working Monday-Friday, 9am - 5pm.

Please be aware that we are responding to a high volume of emails and your inquiry may take longer than normal to answer. We appreciate your patience and understanding. 


You are the heart of all we do. Thank you for your confidence and support in the Columbus Symphony during this challenging time as we come together to join efforts in reducing the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The generosity of our patrons sustains our mission as a nonprofit arts organization to inspire and build a strong community through music. We hope you consider supporting the Columbus Symphony’s robust financial future that directly impacts our musicians and the residents of central Ohio that we serve.



If you have donated the value of your canceled concert ticket from the 19/20 or 20/21 season to help support the Columbus Symphony, and would like to request a tax-deductible receipt, please contact:

Carl P. McCoy
Development and Analytics Manager