Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center
220 S. Michigan Ave.
Sat, Oct 16: 10am - 5pm
Sun, Oct 17: Closed
D.H. Burnham & Co., 1904
2,521-seat Orchestra Hall is home to the world-renowned Chicago Symphony Orchestra. The CSO shared the nearby Auditorium Theatre from 1891 to 1904 before commissioning season ticket-holder Daniel Burnham to design a smaller, more appropriately-sized venue. Originally named after the CSO’s first director Theodore Thomas, Orchestra Hall is now part of the larger Symphony Center, which was created during 1995-1997 renovations that added a beautiful atrium and new office space. Symphony Center is also home to the Chicago Symphony Chorus and the Civic Orchestra of Chicago.
Self-guided and station-by-station information will be available to visitors. Proof of vaccination or recent negative Covid test required for entry. Face masks are required for all visitors.