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Orpheus Papafilippou

Rimantas Vingras

Violin Piano Duo


Orpheus and Rimantas are know for their charismatic and inspiring performances.  They perform a wide repertoire, ranging from Baroque to Contemporary Music, including works written specifically for them.  Music lovers in the United Kingdom, Europe and China have had the opportunity to appreciate their masterly and intelectually inspiring interpretations.


In October 2013 Orpheus and Rimantas performed Chamber Music compositions by the Lithuanian composer Onutė Narbutaitė at the Royal Academy of Music in London in the composers presence.

In September that year they toured Southern China giving recitals in the major concert halls of Nanning, Liuzhou and Chengdu; they have been immediately invited to return in 2014.

In August 2013 they participated in Aida Soboleva’s documentary film ‘The Mystery of Medtner’ about the life of the Russian composer Nikolai Medtner. 

In July 2013 they recorded a selection of chamber works by the prominent contemporary Lithuanian composer Bronius Kutavičius.

In May they premiered new works by Aziza Sadikova and Denise Mangiardi at the Notting Hill MayFest in London.


In April 2013 they gave five concerts in Lithuania including Festival apperances.  They participated in a special clebration in the Vilna Gaon Jewish State Museum performing Achron’s Hebrew Melody.

They are currently recording music for their debut CD.







  1. ‘Brahms’Violin Sonata was exceptional and unforgettable. Vingras and Orpheus Papafilippou (violin) caught the idiom exactly with impassioned clarity and a vigour of spring and weight. Vingras’s deftness and Papafilippou’s urgent lyricism partnered each other in exemplary balance.’

   Ken Carter, The Archer


  1. ‘It was just perfect‘     

   Mayoress of Weybridge




 

  1. Emigres: Medtner in London  


  1. Minimalisms: American vs Baltic 


  1. Joseph Achron and Litvak Music



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