Orion Opens 25th Season with Guest Artists Boe, Klein, Kassinger

The Orion Ensemble, winner of the prestigious Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, opens its 25th anniversary season with “A Beautiful Oboe and Friends,” welcoming three guest artists who have joined them in previous seasons: violist Stephen Boe, oboist Alex Klein and bass player Robert Kassinger. Performances take place September 24 at First Baptist … Continue reading Orion Opens 25th Season with Guest Artists Boe, Klein, Kassinger

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July 27, 2017. Orion Opens 25th Season with Guest Artists Boe, Klein, Kassinger

July 5, 2017. Orion Announces 25th Anniversary Season

February 28, 2017. Orion Concludes Season in May with “Wit and Passion” of Francaix and Brahms

January 30, 2017. Orion “Connections” Concert Features Kritz Original, Clarke, Mahler

October 13, 2016. Orion Salutes Its Roots with Season’s Second Concert Program Three Founding Musicians Perform in Geneva (Nov. 6), Evanston (Nov. 13), Chicago (Nov. 16)

October 13, 2016. Orion Opens Season with Revival of Commissioned Wintle Trio Joining Works by Mozart and Zemlinsky in Geneva (Sep. 18), Evanston (Sep. 25), Chicago (Sep. 28)

March 1, 2016. “Musical Enchantments” Conclude Season with Dvořák, Brahms, Beach

March 1, 2016. “American Landscape” Showcases Orion Ensemble Musicians

November 16, 2015. Orion Expands “Janet’s Stage” Program to Glenbard East High School

October 15, 2015. Harpist Ben Melsky Joins Orion for “Harp Fantasy” Program

July 16, 2015. Orion Opens Season with World Premiere by Jackson Berkey

July 16, 2015. Orion Ensemble’s 23rd Season Offers Fantasies and Enchantments

March 19, 2015. THE ORION ENSEMBLE’S “CELEBRATION” SPOTLIGHTS CHICAGO COMPOSER MARC MELLITS

January 6, 2015. ORION PERFORMS CHICAGO COMPOSER STACY GARROP’S “JUBILATION” ON SEASON’S THIRD CONCERT PROGRAM

November 6, 2014. ORION ENSEMBLE EXPANDS “JANET’S STAGE” AT FOX VALLEY SCHOOLS; Glenbard West in Glen Ellyn Joins Schools in Batavia and Geneva for Program’s Second Year

October 16, 2014. ORION ENSEMBLE HOSTS 22ND ANNIVERSARY BENEFIT NOVEMBER 15

October 16, 2014. ORION’S “RHAPSODY” SPOTLIGHTS CHICAGO COMPOSER SEBASTIAN HUYDTS

July 24, 2014. Orion “Stepping Out” with Jazz and Classical Season Opener: Chicago’s Jim Gailloreto, John Coltrane, Morton Gould, Dvorak, Schubert on Program

July 24, 2014. Orion Ensemble Celebrates Chicago Composers For 22nd Season

March 14, 2014. ORION CONCLUDES MUSICAL TRAVELS WITH GERMAN, CZECH, AMERICAN MUSIC

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