Camerata Palatina Vilnensis

Sound recordings
Sound recordings

"Camerata Palatina Vilnensis" was organized by Vilhelmas Čepinskis in 2004. This unique string orchestra, unlike any other Lithuanian ensemble, is comprised of thirteen young, most promising artists.
During five years of its existence orchestra "Camerata Palatina Vilnensis" achieved more than expected: orchestra played about two hundred concerts in Lithuania and abroad, opened The 8th International Sacred Music Festival in Gdynia (Poland) and 7th international short film festival “Tinklai”, closed the 16th International Music festival “Credomatic” (Costa Rica) and 1st festival of chamber orchestras in Kaliningrad, took a part in multicultural project “Fantomas”, which attained very big success. In 2008 "Camerata Klaipėda" performed in concert hall "Dom Muziky" and received splendid appreciations from Moscow audience. This year in Pažaislis Music Festival orchestra surprised audience with their performance with very profesional mouthorgan musician from Italy Gianluca Littera.
Musicians also organized an educational program for young talented children of Klaipėda city. For the finance, received for the concert “Young for young”, were bought the musical instruments, records and other educational implements for pupils from children’s home in Klaipėda region.
Orchestra "Camerata Palatina Vilnensis" performed with many Lithuanias and foreign profesional musicians like P.Geniušas, G.Gedvilaitė, V.Noreika, P.Berman, I.Novikov and others.
In 2009 Vilhelmas Čepinskis and “Camerata Palatina Vilnensis” in colaboration with music record company Warner Music released recording with the best Astor Piazzolla tango nuevo compositions (arr. V.Čepinskis).
“Camerata Palatina Vilnensis” performances were broadcast in Lithuania, Poland, France and Costa Rica. The international news channel CNN made an essay about Camerata Klaipėda
„Camerata Palatina Vilnensis“ – the great opportunity for young talents to gain experience by playing together with more proficient artists. This is why the orchestra doesn‘t have a strict steady consist.
The orchestra founder - Vilhelmas Čepinskis - enriched the repertoire by creating arrangements for violin and string orchestra. “Camerata Palatina Vilnensis” can boast of the repertoire ranging from baroque to the XXI century, though the greatest prominence is given to the compositions never performed in Lithuania before.
The artists wish to make a good show for the audience.
The future vision – „Camerata Palatina Vilnensis“ – the highest scale collective, well known in Europe and popularizing the name of his land and city outside the country.

Lithuanian Composers

Vidmantas Bartulis

Concerto for two violins, piano and string orchestra

Giedrius Svilainis

Stabat Mater

Works for Violin and Orchestra

Johann Sebastian Bach

Violin Concerto in A Minor, BWV 1041

Concerto for violin and strings in D minor, BWV 1052  [reconstr. V. Čepinskis]

Jean Mari Leclair

Sonata in D for violin and strings [arr. V.Čepinskis]

Nino Rota

Improvisation in D minor for violin and orchestra [arr. V. Čepinskis]

Pablo de Sarasate

Romanza andaluza y jota navarra op. 22

Serenata andaluza op. 28

Antonio Vivaldi

Four Seasons (the cycle of four Violin Concertos - RV 269, RV 315, RV 293, RV 297)

Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in E flat major ("La tempesta di mare"; "Il cimento" No. 5), Op.8/5, RV 253


Johann Sebastian Bach

Concerto for 2 violins in D minor,  BWV 1043

Ernest Chausson

Concert, for violin, piano & string quartet in D major, Op. 21

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Concerto for violin, piano and orchestra in D minor

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Concerto for flute in D major, KV 314

Concerto for flute in G major, KV 313

Antonio Vivaldi

Double Violin Concerto, for 2 violins, strings & continuo in B flat major

Concerto for 2 violins, cello, strings & continuo in D minor ("L'estro armonico" No. 11), Op. 3/11, RV 565

Double Violin Concerto, for 2 violins, strings & continuo in A minor ("L'estro armonico" No. 8), Op. 3/8

Other Works

Isaac Albeniz

"España" , album leaves (6), Op. 165, B. 37 for strings

Johann Sebastian Bach

Cantata Nr.82, BWV 82  „Ich habe genug”

Arcangelo Corell

Concerto Grosso, op. 6, No. 8 in G minor ("Christmas Concerto")

Werner Egk

Music für Streichquintet [orchestral version]

Osvaldo Golijov

"Last round" for strings

George Frideric Handel

Concerto Grosso No. 1 op. 6 in G  Major

Joseph Haydn

Die Sieben letzten Worte unseres Erlösers am Kreuze (The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross), for string quartet, H. 3/50-56 [orchestral version]

Jeno Hubay

Hejre Kati [arr. V. Čepinskis]

Zoltan Kodaly

Adagio for violin (or viola or cello) & piano [arr. V. Čepinskis]

Bohuslav Martinu

Sonata for two violins and orchestra [arr .V. Čepinskis]

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Octet in E flat Major, op. 20

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Sinfonia concertante in E flat Major, KV 364

Missa in C, "Coronation" K 317

Adagio in E major,  KV 261,  for the Violin Concerto, K.219

Vesperae Solemnes De Confessore, KV 339

Gradualas „Sancta Maria, mater Dei“, KV 273

Astor Piazzolla

Four tango for strings

„Tango: Cafe 1930“for cello and strings [arr. D. Varelas]

Tango Ballet [arr. V. Čepinskis]

Buenos Aires Hora Cero [arr. V. Čepinskis]

Concierto para Quinteto [arr. V. Čepinskis]

Tanti Anni Prima [arr. V. Čepinskis]

Kicho for bass, cello and orchestra [arr. V. Čepisnkis]

Meditango [arr. V. Čepinskis]

Gioachino Rossini

Sonata a quattro (String Symphony) No. 6 in D major

Dmitri Shostakovich

String Quartet Nr. 8, op.110 in C minor [orchestral version]

Georg Philipp Telemann

Suite „Don Quichotte“ for strings & continuo in G major

V. Čepinskis plays his Transcription of Ave Maria by F. Schubert

Camerata Klaipeda in Leeuwarden, 2010

Vivaldi Concerto for violin La tempesta di mare

F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Symphonia for strings No. 7, in D minor 1st mov.