Subscriber Rewards

The Best Seats at the Best Prices

Subscribers are seated before the general public and save up to 38% on single ticket prices.

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The Most Flexible Exchange Policy in Chicago

Enjoy quick, easy and FEE-FREE exchanges by phone or email when your schedule changes. You can even decide later on a future concert. Need a last minute change? Day-of-concert exchanges are available for a $10 fee.

Please note: Upgrade costs apply when exchanging into a more expensive seating section. Stored value of exchanges must be used for concerts during the 2017/18 season and cannot be applied to events in future seasons. Exchanges are available on August 1, 2017. Visit for more information on exchange-restricted dates.

Premium Savings & Service

In addition to savings of up to 38% on subscription series seats, subscribers enjoy:

• Subscriber-preferred prices and priority seating for additional concerts when purchased by August 11, 2017
• Special subscriber parking rate—just $15 for prepaid parking at Grant Park South Garage
• 15% savings on shopping at The Symphony Store and postconcert dining at tesori®, conveniently located inside Symphony Center
• Easy payment plan options - See our How to Renew Guide for details
• Personal pocket guide to the season and convenient calendar stickers
• FREE lost ticket replacement

Priority Access

• Meet the musicians at Subscriber Appreciation events and receptions
• FREE preconcert conversations held one hour prior to all CSO Main concerts (12:15 p.m. for Friday matinees)
• Postconcert Q&A’s with musicians and guest artists aft er each Tuesday CSO Main concert and select SCP Piano series recitals

10+ Concert Subscribers

NEW FOR 17/18: Purchase any combination of subscription packages and add-on tickets
adding up to 10 or more concerts* and you will also receive:

• Subscriber-preferred prices on additional concerts all season long
• One FREE seat upgrade (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 restricted dates for ticket exchanges
• Late seating access
• Dedicated beverage service on the Box level

*Excludes Create Your Own and Classic Encounter. Must be purchased by renewal deadline of April 6, 2017.
**Not valid for day-of-concert exchanges. Upgrade costs and payment plan fees still apply.



Keep the CSO in your life with these two easy ways to pay for your subscription


1. On-Time Renewal with Waived Handling and Add-On Fees

Pay for your subscription order in full by the renewal deadline of Thursday, April 6, and we will waive both the $7 handling fee and the one-time $3 add-on ticket fee. Plus, any add-on tickets you purchase will be at the subscriber-preferred prices, giving you the best savings of the season.


2. Automatic Payment Plan

You can pay for your subsription in monthly installments with our convenient automatic payment plan. Available for credit card orders only. A one-time processing
fee of $15 applies.

Renew by March 1, and we will charge
25% of the total subscription cost,
add-on tickets and parking to your
credit card on the following four dates:

Upon receipt of order
March 15
April 17
May 15

Renew by the regular deadline of
April 6, and we will charge one-third
of the total subscription cost, add-on
tickets and parking to your credit
card on the following three dates:

Upon receipt of order
April 17
May 15


at the Grant Park South Garage

Subscribers have the option to purchase advance discount parking at the Grant Park South Garage for all CSO and Symphony Center Presents concerts for $15 per park. All new parking purchasers will receive a parking debit card with the stored value of pre-purchased “parks” in September. Returning parking purchasers will have their pre-purchased “parks” added to their existing cards.


• New buyers must purchase a minimum of three parks to obtain a card.
• Your parking card is valid at Grant Park South Garage only.
• You must have your parking debit card with you to park at Grant Park South Garage on the day of your concert in order to use it. The parking debit card can only be used on your concert days.
• Lost or stolen cards can be replaced for a $25 fee. All funds will be transferred to the new card.
• Each pre-paid parking unit equals seven hours of parking. You will be charged for two “parks” if your vehicle remains in the garage for more than seven hours.
• Additional parking credits can be added throughout the season. Please allow 24 hours for processing
• Parking credits cannot be split onto separate cards; one card per household.
• Parking credits expire at the end of every concert season.
• For directions and garage information, visit

REMEMBER! If you have purchased parking in the past, please keep your parking debit card! Additional parking purchased for the 2017/18 season will be automatically added to your existing card. If you did not keep your debit card, there will be a $25 charge for a new card.