The Orion Ensemble welcomes guest harp virtuoso Ben Melsky, a member of the highly acclaimed Ensemble Dal Niente and principal harpist for the Joffrey Ballet and Ann Arbor Symphony, for his Orion debut on a program of 20th century music, "Harp Fantasy." 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 23rd season

September 20, October 4 and 7, 2015.
French and German Tapestries
with guest violist Stephen Boe

November 22, 29 and December 2, 2015.
Harp Fantasy
with guest harpist Benjamin Melsky

March 13, 20 and 23, 2016.
American Landscape

May 29, June 1 and 5, 2016.
Musical Enchantments
with guest violinist Mathias Tacke

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 Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation,
the John R. Halligan Charitable Fund, the Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund, the Illinois Arts Council
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