Orpheus is proud to partner with Tarisio, the leading international venue for fine instruments and bows, for the second season of our salon-style chamber music series entitled Twilight at Tarisio

LISTEN to orpheus musicians perform on rare string instruments made by masters such as Stradivarius and Guarneri!

ENJOY complimentary beverages and gourmet hors d’oeuvres inspired by the great cities of Europe.

EXPERIENCE the elegance of Tarisio’s midtown Manhattan showroom and mingle with the musicians.



TICKETS: $60 – Limited Availability*

Ticket price includes refreshments and hors d’oeuvres.
*Prices, dates, artists and programs subject to change.


Pick two or more 2018-19 Twilight at Tarisio concerts and save $5 per ticket.

Call to be placed on the waitlist for our December 10th concert, Paris: City of Love concert with cellist Steven Isserlis.


Full Series Package (4 concerts)


Pick 3 Package (3 concerts)


Pick 2 Package (2 concerts)


Twilight at Tarisio | Vienna: City of Music

WED, OCT 10, 2018

Orpheus Strings
Stephen Taylor, Oboe

M. HAYDN Divertimento in C Major for Oboe, Viola and Bass, MH 179
MOZART Oboe Quartet in F Major for Oboe, Viola and Bass, K. 370/368b

Immerse yourself in the marvelous music of Viennese composers Mozart and Michael Haydn in a program featuring Orpheus oboist Stephen Taylor.


Twilight at Tarisio | Paris: City of Love

MON, DEC 10, 2018

Steven Isserlis, Cello
Laura Frautschi, Violin
Shai Wosner, Piano

Cécile CHAMINADE    Capriccio for Violin and Piano, Op. 18
SCHUMANN   Romances, Op. 94
FAURÉ              Romance for Cello and Piano, Op. 69
FAURÉ              Piano Trio in D minor, Op. 120

Cellist Steven Isserlis is our special guest for works by Fauré, Schumann, and a rare capriccio by Cécile Chaminade for Violin and Piano.

Twilight at Tarisio | Lisbon: City of Explorers

WED, FEB 13, 2019

Susan Palma-Nidel, flute
Pedro Jóia, guitar
Ruca Rebordão, percussion
Melissa Meell, cello

Orpheus flutist Susan Palma-Nidel leads world renowned Portuguese musicians (guitar, cello and percussion) in a program featuring exquisite music of Lisbon, as well as powerful folk music from the northern regions of Portugal. 


Photo of Susan Palma-Nidel by Matt Karas.

Twilight at Tarisio | Madrid: City of Spanish Flair

WED, MAR 13, 2019

Renée Jolles, Violin
Jonathan Spitz, Cello
Philip Fisher, Keyboard

TURINA       Piano Trio No. 2 in B minor, Op. 76
ALBENIZ      Tango Duo for Violin and Cello
SARASATE   Malaguena for Violin and Piano, Op. 21, No. 1
SARASATE   Zapateado for Violin and Piano, Op. 23, No. 2
FALLA          Seven Canciones Populares Espanolas
FALLA          Spanish Dance No. 1

Orpheus violinist Renée Jolles leads a program of piano trios and tangos by Falla, Albeniz, Sarasate and Turina in an evening dedicated to Spanish flare.

Twilight at Tarisio | The Royal London

THUR, MAY 9, 2019

Please note this concert is SOLD OUT. Contact us to be placed on the waitlist to purchase tickets if you have already subscribed to 2 or more Twilight at Tarisio concerts.

Mahan Esfahani, Harpsichord

Orpheus Strings

PURCELL       Sonata for Two Violins, Bass Viol and Continuo No. 9 in F major, Z. 810 “The Golden Sonata”

MACONCHY  Notebook for Harpsichord

J.C. BACH       Concerto for Keyboard and Strings in E-Flat Major, Op. 7, No. 5, CW C59

HANDEL          Trio Sonata for Two Violins and Continuo in B-Flat Major, Op. 2, No. 3, HWV 388

Virtuoso harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani leads members of the Orpheus strings in a program filled with works from 18th century masters Purcell, J.C. Bach and Handel.