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Winter begins. People

December 2, 2016

The Ole Bull Bow. A Ceremony in Bergen 28 11 16

November 29, 2016

Link to the NRK News Story on this:  Listen at 10’11” https://tv.nrk.no/serie/distriktsnyheter-vestlandsrevyen    

Ole Bull and the American Imagination (in preparation)

November 28, 2016

Ole Bull and the American Imagination November 28th 2016 Ole Bull’s reception in America was extraordinary. No instrumentalist before him seized the imagination of such a cross-section of the public of this country in flux. The most cursory of glances at the writing in a broad church of the press, from the popular to the […]

Working with the Countess of Wessex’s String Orchestra and Nigel Clarke

November 22, 2016

On the 23rd November, 21016, composer Nigel Clarke and I took the short trip along the Docklands Light Railway for a first day working with the only full time professional string orchestra in the UK, the Countess of Wessex’s String Orchestra. This is the string orchestra of the British Army, which is based and rehearses […]

America, November 2016

November 11, 2016

I have come back to the USA for a week of concerts, masterclasses and workshops. It’s a great delight for me to begin my visit in the the part of the Midwest that I love so much; the St Croix River in the the River Falls/Still water area. 11th November-Concerts and talks in Wisconsin and […]

Bach (transcribed Mozart K405)-E Major Fugue

November 10, 2016

Bach (transcribed Mozart K405)-E Major Fugue [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Kreutzer Quartet Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Mihailo Trandafilovski-Clifton Harrison-Neil Heyde Live at Robinson College Chapel 11 3 16

Beethoven-Quartet Op 135

November 9, 2016

Beethoven-Quartet Op 135 Lento assai, cantante e tranquillo [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Kreutzer Quartet Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Mihailo Trandafilovski-Clifton Harrison-Neil Heyde Live at Robinson College Cambridge, 3/11/16

Weaving Threads. Bach, Beethoven, Priaulx Rainier, Jeremy Thurlow, Elliott Schwartz – a concert for Virginia Woolf (in preparation)

November 8, 2016

Barak Norman-Tenor. Exploring a unique instrument

October 30, 2016

Le Sieur De Machy- Pièces de violle ‘Courante’ Peter Sheppard Skaerved (at the Desk Recording)  5 11 16 [Audio clip: view full post to listen] [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Le Sieur De Machy (unknow, fl. second half of 17th century. — after 1692)-Pièces de violle (extracts) [Audio clip: view full post to […]

Kreutzer Quartet. New Music and British Music In Tianjin 2016-IN PREPARATION

October 17, 2016

An inspiring project at the Tianjin Conservatory of Music 16-21st October 2016 The quartet was invited by George Holloway, composer and head of the composition department at the Tianjin Conservatory to come to China to lead a weak of concerts, workshops and talks about writing and playing music for string quartet and strings. We focused […]