The Orion Ensemble is stepping up its commitment to making chamber music more accessible through a new program: “Janet’s Stage,” an in-depth partnership debuting in September with high schools in Batavia, Geneva and St. Charles. Read more...

Concluding its season of “Musical Travels,” The Orion Ensemble, winner of the prestigious Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, showcases music from three countries. Performances take place at Baker Memorial United Methodist Church in St. Charles May 25, the PianoForte Studios in Chicago May 28 and the Music Institute of Chicago’s Nichols Concert Hall in Evanston June 1. Read more...

Upcoming Performances

Celebrating our 21st season

September 8, 11 and 22, 2013.
Celebrating Brahms
with guest horn Gregory Flint

October 27, November 3 and 6, 2013.
Danube Destinations
with guest violist Stephen Boe

March 9, 12, 16, 2014.
Sounds of Russia
with guest violist Stephen Boe and guest pianist Sebastian Huydts

May 25, 28 and June 1, 2014.
Czech and American Romance
with guest violist Stephen Boe

Purchase Recordings

Twilight of the Romantics
A Celebration of American Chamber Music
All Mozart


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The Orion Ensemble is supported in part by grants from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency, the MacArthur Fund for the Arts and Culture at The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation; and the Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation.
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