Boston Symphony to require patrons to be fully vaccinated, in accordance with city mandate

Posted on: January 12, 2022

“How do you get to Symphony Hall? For the musicians, it’s practice and vaccinations,” reads an unsigned article in Tuesday’s (1/11) Boston 25 News. “And for those fans looking to see the Boston Symphony Orchestra perform, it’s with proof of full vaccination starting Saturday, January 15…. In a statement, the BSO, said ‘In accordance with the City of Boston’s recently announced indoor COVID-19 vaccine mandate for entertainment venues, the Boston Symphony Orchestra will require proof of full vaccination … for those ages 12 years or older visiting Symphony Hall…. Children 5 to 11 years of age will continue to be allowed entry with a negative test result until March 1 when a new mandate of at least one dose will go into effect; this group will be required to be fully vaccinated by May 1. Children under 5 years of age will continue to be allowed entry to the Symphony Hall with a negative test,’ said the BSO.… All visitors [must] wear masks while not actively drinking or eating in the bar lounges and dining areas of the Hall. The BSO says proof of full vaccination has been in effect for all employees throughout its organization.”