Public Health Update: The Coronavirus

Due to the ongoing challenges of COVID-19, our original 2020-2021 Masterworks schedule with large orchestras and special guest artists has been modified to adhere to current local and state guidelines for social distancing and the safety of our musicians, patrons, staff, and volunteers. Please visit the Events page for our reimagined 20/21 Masterworks season.

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, 2020 8 pm                          The Music of Elton John & Billy Joel – canceled

April 11, 2020, 5pm                         Festival Dinner Series at The Refectory – canceled

April 17-18, 2020, 7:30pm              Beethoven at 250: The Ninth Symphony – canceled

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

May 2, 2020, 8pm                           Raiders of the Lost Ark – canceled

March 12-13, 2021, 7:30pm           Tchaikovsky–Violin Concerto - canceled

March 19-20, 2021, 7:30pm           Haydn–The Creation - canceled

April 16-17, 2021, 7:30pm              A Night in Vienna–Strauss and Ravel - canceled

April 23 & 25, 2021, 7:30 &2pm    An Evening of Opera–Verdi and Puccini - canceled

May 22, 2021 7:30pm                     Special Event–Renée Fleming – rescheduled (September 25)


All Columbus Symphony Youth Orchestras events March 16-April 28, 2020. 

June 13, 2020, 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 reimagined 20/21 season. 
  • 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


Last updated: March 12, 2012