Playing Finnissy, Pellay, Trandafilovski in Manchester. April 2017

April 28, 2017

With Jan Groth to Svalbard April 2017

April 24, 2017

  25 April 2017   24th April 2017   A fantastic second day.  This was my first opportunity to work with a Groth ‘Gobelin’ in the flesh. Kunsthallen Svalbard is exhibiting the wonderful 1990 ‘Tegn V’ Peter Sheppard Skaerved /after Jan Groth ‘Tegn V 1990’ – ‘Stone, paper scissors/cloth, leather, gravestone (workshop recording-rip from film. […]

After Thomas Tallis ‘De Profundis’ (For Clare Smith and Joanna Jones) 2016

April 8, 2017

Peter Sheppard Skaerved – after Thomas Tallis ‘De Profundis’ (For Clare Smith and Joanna Jones) 2016 [Audio clip: view full post to listen] At the Desk Recording 8 4 17 Barak Norman Tenor Violin 1700

APPLAUD THE COMPOSERS! New works for Spring 2017. Peabody Conservatory & Ithaca College

April 8, 2017

I have just finished three wonderful days at the fantastic Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore. Peabody is not only the senior conservatoire in the US, but it is home to a truly fantastic composition faculty, who are lucky enough to have my dear friend and collaborator Michael Hersch to lead and inspire. This post will include […]

Whan that Aprill, with his shoures soote /The droghte of March hath perced to the roote,

April 3, 2017

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Hans Werner Henze-Solo Sonata (Original Version)

April 2, 2017

After a break from 1991 till 1996, Hans Werner Henze and I worked together on his solo works until 2001. He asked me to perform the great solo sonata, written in 1978 for Jenny Abel, and I confessed that I was surprised and a little frustrated to find that in the interregnum in our collaboration […]

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April 1, 2017

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Works from the ‘Rost Codex’

March 23, 2017

Rost Codex (Rost, Franz) (1680-1688) ‘Richardo’/Balthazar Richard (ca.1600-ca.1660)-‘Solo'[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Peter Sheppard Skaerved – Violin Johann Anton Gedler  1755 (1725–1790) (Füssen) Workshop recording 26 3 17 Heinrich Utrecht(?) (fl. 1630) – Sonata [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Peter Sheppard Skaerved – Violin Johann Anton Gedler  1755 (1725–1790) (Füssen) Anon […]

A week in Munich. March 2017

March 10, 2017

Collaboration. This week has been another reminder of what a wonderful thing that is; I am constantly enchanted by the power of what we can do together, the magic in the air when artists communicate with each other, as friends, and then the most fantastic ingredient, an audience, arrives, and DEMANDS a deeper level of […]

Anonymous wonders.

March 3, 2017

Anon-Corrente (Klagenfurt MS) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Anon-2 Sarabandes [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Peter Sheppard Skaerved Tenor Violin (at the desk recording 3 3 17)