Orpheus Chamber Orchestra creates extraordinary musical experiences that enrich lives and empower individuals through collaboration, innovation, and a passion for artistic excellence. Orpheus strives to be the world’s premier chamber orchestra by performing music at the highest level, challenging artistic boundaries, inspiring the public to think and work with new perspectives, and building a broad and active audience in New York City and around the world.

Orpheus is committed to creating artistic experiences through the following core initiatives:

Orpheus demonstrated its conductorless ability to render the complex scores with taut precision and feverish excitement.

 

The New York Times

Performances

Series at Carnegie Hall
Featuring collaborations with internationally renowned soloists.

On Tour
Sharing our artistry around the world, with performances on four continents.

Commissioning

American Notes
Commissioning original musical works from composers who represent varied music styles and diverse personal backgrounds.

Recording

Expanding our reach exponentially through the orchestra’s catalogue of over 70 albums, which have garnered several awards and nominations, including a 2001 Grammy.

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Engagement

Reaching over 2,500 students worldwide through our distinctive music-making model.

Access Orpheus
Reaching K-12th grade public schools

Orpheus Institute
Reaching universities and conservatories