The Detroit Symphony Orchestra is committed to the health and well-being of our patrons, musicians, and staff. We have adjusted our health and safety policies for the 2022-23 season. See below for more details.

Vaccines and Testing
The DSO no longer requires audiences to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test to attend performances.

Masks are optional although strongly recommended at DSO performances, particularly when Wayne County and surrounding communities are in the high or “red” category as defined by the CDC.

We ask all audience members to do their part to create a safe environment for everyone. To that end, we encourage those who are not feeling well to stay home—and we offer ticket donations, exchanges, and credit for future performances this season. Ticketholders with questions may contact the DSO Box Office at 313.576.5111 or

Policies will be regularly assessed and are subject to change.

We will continue to communicate our policies to ticketholders in advance of their concerts and will provide updates should protocols change throughout the season.

Please note: activities by our Civic Youth Ensembles will retain their own safety policies. DSO staff will be in touch with students and families regarding these policies.

Can't make it to a concert or prefer to join us remotely? Check out our digital offerings including free Live from Orchestra Hall webcasts and live pay-per-view Paradise Jazz Series performances on DSO Digital Concerts. 


For additional safety, we have instituted contactless e-ticketing. You will be asked to present the barcode for your e-tickets at the second entry point – after you present your vaccine or test results. Please see Ticket FAQ for more details.