2016/17 Subscription Season

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Subscription series and Symphony Center Presents series on sale now.
Select package options below or call 312-294-3000 to order by phone. 



Subscriber Rewards

Our way of saying “thank you” for your commitment to great music all season long.

3–8 Concert Subscriber Rewards

3–8 Concert Subscribers Receive:


The most flexible exchange policy in Chicago!

  • Quick and easy phone exchanges in advance of concert with no fees
  • Day-of-concert exchanges ($10 fee per concert)
  • Exchange now, decide later: You can always exchange out of a concert, and we’ll store the value of your exchange on your account. Just call us when you decide on a future concert.

Please note: Upgrade costs when exchanging into a more expensive seating section still apply. Stored value of
exchanges must be used for concerts during the 2015/16 season and cannot be applied to events in future seasons.


  • Save up to 36% off single ticket prices on subscription series seats
  • Receive subscriber-preferred prices on additional single tickets when purchased by August 2016
  • 15% savings at The Symphony Store in the Elizabeth Morse Genius Music Lab
  • Reduced, prepaid parking for only $13.75 at Grant Park South Garage
  • 15% off when you dine postconcert at Tesori, located conveniently at Symphony Center



  • Priority seating
  • FREE preconcert conversations held one hour prior to all CSO Main concerts (12:15 p.m. for Friday matinees)
  • Personal pocket guide and convenient calendar stickers
  • FREE lost ticket replacement

10+ Concert Subscriber Rewards

10-Concert* Subscribers Also Receive:

  • Subscriber-preferred add-on prices all season long
  • One FREE seat upgrade coupon (some restrictions apply)
  • 10-concert subscribers with Box Seats receive a complimentary drink coupon in lieu of an upgrade.


Box Seat Subscribers Also Receive:

  • No FEES! No handling, exchange or add-on fees**
  • No blackout dates for ticket exchanges
  • Late seating access
  • Dedicated beverage service on the box level

* Number of concerts includes any combination of packages adding up to 10 or more concerts,
excluding Create Your Own and Classic Encounter.

**Not valid for day-of-concert exchanges. Upgrade costs still apply.


After selecting your subscription packages, Add these special concerts to your subscription and save up to 10%

CSO's Merry, Merry Chicago!
Friday, December 16, 2016

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial in Concert
Saturday, November 26, 2016

It's a Wonderful Life in Concert
Friday, December 9, 2016

Symphony Ball - Wagner, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Dvořák
Saturday, October 15, 2016

A Chanticleer Christmas
Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Anoushka Shankar: Home
Saturday, March 25, 2017

Kodo: Dadan 2017
Sunday, February 26, 2017

Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán
Sunday, October 2, 2016

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Vienna Boys Choir: Christmas in Vienna
Tuesday, December 20, 2016