(For Immediate Release—February 3, 2022, Boston) Celebrity Series of Boston announces due to the artist testing positive for COVID-19, the in-person and streaming recital by pianist Daniil Trifonov, scheduled for Friday, February 4, 2022 at Symphony Hall (301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston) is canceled. This performance will not be rescheduled in the 2021-22 season.

Mr. Trifonov says, “I'm so disappointed I will not be able to play this weekend, and look forward to returning to Boston in the future."

Patrons who purchased from Celebrity Series will have the option to donate the full or partial value of their tickets, put the value of their tickets on their account, or receive a refund. Ticket holders will be contacted by the box office, or may email boxoffice@celebrityseries.org.

Patrons who purchased from Symphony Hall who paid by credit card will receive an automatic refund to their card within 7-10 days. Symphony Hall patrons who paid by cash/check should contact the Symphony Hall box office at their earliest convenience by emailing tickets@bso.org, calling 888-266-1200, or stopping by the Symphony Hall box office during business hours listed on bso.org/contact.

This performance was generously sponsored by The Rabb Family Foundations.


Celebrity Series of Boston was founded in 1938 by pianist and impresario Aaron Richmond. Celebrity Series has been bringing the very best performers—from orchestras and chamber ensembles, vocal and piano music, to dance companies, jazz, and more—to Boston’s major concert halls for 83 years. The Celebrity Series of Boston believes in the power of excellence and innovation in the performing arts to enrich life experiences, transform lives, and build better communities. Through its education initiatives, the Celebrity Series seeks to build a community of Greater Boston where the performing arts are a valued, lifelong, shared experience—on stages, on streets, in neighborhoods—everywhere.

Celebrity Series of Boston is grateful to our 2021/22 Season Sponsors Amy & Joshua Boger and to the many individuals, corporations, foundations, and government agencies whose support helps fulfill our mission to present performing artists who inspire and enrich our community. Individual and institutional supporters include Jill & David Altshuler, Leslie & Howard Appleby, the Barr Foundation through its ArtsAmplified initiative, Stephanie L. Brown Foundation, The Catered Affair, D.L. Saunders Real Estate Corp., First Republic Bank, Foley & Lardner LLP, Kathleen & Chris Gaffney, Peter & Anna Kolchinsky, Richard K. Lubin Family Foundation, Susanne Marcus Collins Foundation, Massachusetts Cultural Council, National Endowment for the Arts, Eleanor & Frank Pao, Stephen C. Perry & Oliver Radford, Melinda & James Rabb, Cynthia and John S. Reed Foundation, Reuben Reynolds & Bill Casey, Sally S. Seaver, PhD, Stifler Family Foundation, Susan & Michael Thonis, Dorothy & Stephen Weber, Yawkey Foundation, Anonymous (3), and many others.