Concert Health & Safety Policy

Apollo is the god of music and healing. At Apollo’s Fire, the health of our cherished audience is our top priority. In that spirit, we announce a new policy:

No Virus with your Vivaldi

Apollo’s Fire is pleased to join with Carnegie Hall, the New York Philharmonic, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Kennedy Center, and a growing coalition of arts organizations across the country in adopting the following protocols, which are in effect until further notice.

Proof of Vaccination or Negative Test Required
In order to enter the concert venue, patrons are required to show proof of *full vaccination against COVID-19 with a vaccine approved by the World Health Organization (WHO). Please present either a copy of your vaccination card or a scan of the card on your mobile phone. All AF staff, musicians, and volunteers are also required to be vaccinated. Alternatively, proof of a negative PCR test within 72 hours of concert date, or antigen test within 6 hours of performance is acceptable.

Currently, children under 12 do not need to present proof of a negative test but are required to be masked.

Masks are required in all indoor spaces, except while actively eating and drinking in authorized areas. Please note that a plastic shield is not an acceptable replacement for a mask.

Hand sanitizer stations will be available at all AF concerts.

Apollo’s Fire will continue to monitor government and CDC health recommendations, and may adjust our protocols as the year progresses.

Chicago Venue Protocols
Click here for Health & Safety requirements for concerts at DePaul University.
• Concerts at the Music Institute of Chicago will follow the same protocols listed above with the exception that proof of negative PCR test must be with 48 hours (per MIC policy).


We are committed to providing flexible concert attendance options.


Five of the seven concerts this season are available via our Worldwide Watch-at-Home Virtual Series.

Thank you for helping us maintain a safe and comfortable experience for all. We look forward to an inspiring season with Passion. Period.

To request a reasonable exception to the vaccination requirement due to a disability, please write to

*“Full vaccination” means that either 14 days have passed since receiving the second dose of WHO-authorized double-dose vaccines, or that 14 days have passed since receiving the sole dose of WHO-authorized single-dose vaccines.

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