Tickets & Box Office

Purchase Your Tickets

  • By Phone

    (203) 787-4282


  • Order Online
  • In Person

    Long Wharf Theatre
    222 Sargent Drive
    New Haven, CT


Explore Our 2019-2020 Season!

See what’s in store for this season with the NHSO.

Season Tickets

Join the NHSO family of season ticket holders and get the best seats in the house for the lowest price, plus:

  • Free parking at the Grove Street Garage with free shuttle to Woolsey Hall
  • Same great seats for the entire series
  • An exclusive season ticket holder discount for 10% off additional tickets for your friends and family to every NHSO concert
  • Exchanges between any concert and any series at no charge
  • Free ticket reprinting if you misplace yours
  • The option of donating your tickets back before any performance to receive a tax deduction

Season Ticket Packages

  • 8-concert ticket package to the Classics Series ranging in price from $104 – $480
  • 4-concert ticket package to either Pops Series ranging in price from $125 – 149
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Rush Pass

Rush Passes are the flexible, affordable way to see an NHSO concert! The $150 Rush Pass give you access to six NHSO tickets – use all six at one concert, one at six concerts, or any combination in between for you and your guests. Present your Rush Pass to the box office starting one hour prior to the performance and get best available seats. As a Rush Pass holder, you’ll also enjoy free parking at the Grove Street Garage the night of our Woolsey Hall performances.

Frequently Asked Questions

What performances are included?
NHSO Classics Series, Hamden Pops Series, and Shelton Pops Series performances. The Rush Pass cannot be used for NHSO fundraisers or NHSO performances hosted by other organizations. The Rush Pass is valid from September 1, 2019 – June 1, 2020; any unused tickets will not be refunded.

When can I redeem my Rush Pass seats?
Rush Pass seats will be made available one hour prior to the start time of the performance. You will need to redeem your seats in person at the NHSO box office table. Please have your Rush Pass and a photo ID ready. If you want to sit with friends, they will need to purchase their tickets at the same time that you redeem your tickets.

What if the performance sells out?
If the performance sells out, Rush Pass seats will not be available. Sorry! We’ll try to notify you in advance if that is likely to happen.

Where will I be sitting?
NHSO staff will help you choose the best available seat for you when your ticket is reserved.

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Discount Tickets


Introduce your kids to the symphony! Kids under 18 are free with the purchase of an adult ticket. Additional child tickets are $10. Call the box office at (203) 787-4282 for more information.

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College Student Tickets

College student tickets are $10 with a student ID.

University of New Haven students attend Classics Series concerts for free through a sponsorship from the University of New Haven.

Blue Star Tickets

In gratitude for their service to the United States the NHSO now offers free tickets for ALL performances to active duty military personnel and their families. The Blue Star Service Banner was designed during WWI and represents a family member serving in the armed forces. Call our Box Office at (203) 787-4282 for more information.

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Group Sales

Are you a member of a church group, a book club, or a sports team? Groups of ten or more receive 20% off regular ticket prices! Call our Box Office at (203) 787-4282 for more information or to make your Group reservation.

Blind & Dyslexic Audience

The NHSO is a recipient of special funding that provides a limited number of complimentary tickets for blind or dyslexic listeners. These tickets must be reserved in advance. Please call the Box Office at (203) 787-4282 for more information.

Gift Certificates

Give the Gift of Music! A Gift Certificate to the NHSO is always the right size and color and never goes out of style. You can purchase a Gift Certificate in any amount and they never expire or decrease in value over time.

Buy an NHSO Gift Certificate

If you would like a physical copy of the gift certificate mailed to the recipient, please call the box office at (203) 787-4282.

Refunds and Exchanges

Tickets may be exchanged to a future concert but there may be a handling fee. If you cannot attend a performance, the Symphony encourages ticket holders to turn them back in as a tax-deductible donation. For exchanges and turn-back donations, please call the Box Office at least 24 hours prior to concert time at (203) 787-4282. The New Haven Symphony Orchestra does not issue ticket refunds. All sales are final.