The Orion Ensemble, winner of the prestigious Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, concludes its 22nd season A Taste of Chicago, A World of Romance with “Celebration,” a program showcasing Chicago composer Marc Mellits. Performances take place at the First Baptist Church of Geneva May 24; the PianoForte Studios in Chicago May 27; and the Music Institute of Chicago’s Nichols Concert Hall in Evanston May 31. Read more ...

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 debuted in September, 2013 with high schools in Batavia, Geneva and St. Charles. Read more about Janet's Stage...


Celebrating our 22nd season

September 28, October 1 and 5, 2014.
Stepping Out
with guests Sebastian Huydts, Stephen Boe, and Robert Kassinger

November 23, 30 and December 3, 2014.
with guest violist Stephen Boe

March 8, 15 and 18, 2015.

May 24, 27 and 31, 2015.
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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