The Chicago Symphony Orchestra has this week announced the cancellation of all performances between September 17 through December 23, 2020 – due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.
The cancellations are in accordance with the State of Illinois and the City of Chicago’s multi-phase recovery plans – and in response to the current safety guidelines from public health officials.
“With the COVID-19 pandemic and its related restrictions on public gatherings still in place and our ongoing priority to ensure the health and safety of our patrons, musicians and staff, we reached the conclusion that it was not possible to move forward with the programs we had originally planned for the fall … ” Chicago Symphony President Jeff Alexander has this week said.
“The options to reschedule programs and present smaller-scale live and online performances will be investigated,” he has said.
Audiences can watch archived performances of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra through the “CSO From Home” content portal.