Named one of the top 25 ensembles in celebration of Early Music America’s 25th anniversary in 2011, the Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra is dedicated to excellent and exuberant performance of 17th- and 18th-century music on period instruments. The orchestra was founded in 1997 and its current artistic director is Barthold Kuijken, internationally renowned Baroque flutist and distinguished Early Music pedagogue.

Members of the orchestra are some of the finest Baroque specialists in North America and are frequent collaborators with other well-known ensembles such as Bourbon Baroque, Apollo’s Fire, Tafelmusik, Seraphic Fire, and Washington Bach Consort.

Notable guest appearances by, among others, Julianne Baird, Stanley Ritchie and John Holloway have become highlighs in the concert series the orchestra presents in Indianapolis and around the United States

This season is made possible by the generous support of our audience, and the following major funders: