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Book us to perform at your event

Our ensemble performs Orchestral Concerts, Chamber Music Recitals, Baroque Extravagnazas, Choral Concerts, Recording Projects and Corporate Events.

Please get in touch to discuss your project and its requirements. We will be happy to discuss your plans and collaborate with you to achieve your goal. The following are examples of types of events we cater for: 

Orchestral Concerts 

Classical Orchestral Program 


The Age of Enlightenment

  • Mozart: Overture - 'Die Zauberflöten'

  • Mozart - Sinfonia Concertante in Eb Major for violin, viola and Orchestra K364 

  • Beethoven - Symphony No 3 in Eb Major 'Eroica'  Op 55

Romantic Visions:

  • Weber - Der Freischütz Overture 

  • Bruch - Violin Concerto No 1 in G Minor, Op 26 

  • Arias by Verdi & Donizetti 

  • Beethoven - Symphony No 5 in C Minor, Op 67

Review:'A winning account of Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante K364, soloists Orpheus Papafilippou violin and Yuri Zhislin viola...... throughout soloists and conductor reached the central heart of this sublime masterpiece in its wide-ranging contemplation of a deeply-rooted pacification. Following the interval, Luke Cleghorn conducted an enormously impressive performance of Beethoven's Eroica.'   

Robert Matthew - Walker - Musical Opinion - Music of the Spheres Ensemble performance, 23rd October 2015

Chamber Ensemble 

100 Years Since The First World War:

  • Vaughan Williams - The Lark Ascending 

  • Elgar - String Quartet & Piano Quintet 


String & Wind Octet : 

  • Schubert - Quartettsatz in C Minor for String Quartet 

  • Jean Françaix - Octet 

  • Beethoven - Septet in Eb Major Op 20

European Folk / Ethnic programme: 

  • Skalkottas - 5 Greek Dances

  • Turina - La Oracíon del Torero

  • Borodin - String Quartet No 2 in D Major

  • Dvorak - American String Quartet

  • Czardasz selection

Classical Chamber Program


The Age of Enlightenment

  • Mozart - Dissonance String Quartet K465

  • Schubert - Quartettsatz in C Minor 

  • Beethoven - String Quartet Op 59 No 1 in F Major 'Razumovsky'  


Baroque Extravaganza

Directed by the internationally acclaimed harpsichordist and director Bridget Cunningham a world renowned authority on Handel. Music close to their hearts Bridget and the Ensemble have been performing together regularly for the past decade. In this time they have developed deep insights into interpreting the violin concertos of Vivaldi, they have also performed Haydn's double concerto for cembalo and violin and numerous larger scale works including a concert performance of the Handel Opera 'Semele', Bach Christmas and Easter Oratorios, Handel Messiah and Bach Brandenburg Concertos. 

Playing for Choral Societies

Over the past decade we have regularly appeared with the London Ripieno Choir directed by the talented conductor and composer Geoffrey Hanson. We have performed Handel Messiah, Bach Magnificat, Faure Requiem, Pergolesi and Vivaldi Stabat Mater to name but a few of the choral masterpieces we have accompanied. Our players are experienced in accompanying voices and creating the musical structure for the choir and soloists to shine.

Review: ‘Orpheus and his players have on various occasions taken part in London Ripieno Society concerts both accompanying the London Ripieno Singers and playing orchestral works. I have always found them to be responsive and equal to the task.  Orpheus's sunny temperament and professionalism make him a pleasure to work with.’

Geoffrey Hanson Conductor, London Ripieno Society, 
Artistic Director, East Finchley Arts Festival

Corporate events

Adding something extra special to your event, wedding, party or product launch.

Whether you want a concert in your conference or beautiful string music to entertain and delight your guests we can create just that for your. 

The Music of the Spheres Ensemble and Orfeas String Quartet have entertained Royalty, Prime ministers, Presidents and other dignitaries.

Corporate events they have performed in, include for HRH Prince Phillip, appearing at Claridges, the Savoy and at St Martin - in - the - Fields 

Review:‘The Orfeas Quartet offers a rare blend of professionalism and passionate musicality that sees its members equally at home contributing a touch of class to a special event or in the spotlight on the concert stage.  St Martin - in - the - Fields is pleased to continue to work with this accomplished ensemble.‘

Jennifer Lang, St Martin - in - the - Fields 

Key contacts

Artistic Director - Orpheus Leander Papafilippou
+44 (0) 7791804764
Businness Development Manager - Kostas Kononovas
+44 (0) 7756564426
General enquiries
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