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George Rochberg 2018

December 9, 2017

In 2018,  I will be returning to the music of one of my favourite composers, and some one that I was lucky enough to call friend, George Rochberg. This will lead up to a performance of ‘Caprice Variations’, at St John’s Smith Square, in October. . My collaboration and friendship with the great George Rochberg […]

A colder eye

December 8, 2017

 

Jeremy Dale Roberts in memoriam 6 12 17

December 7, 2017

On the 6th December 2017 we were very proud to play 5 movements from Jeremy Dale Robert’s epochal ‘Croquis’ ( 1978-80) at the British Composer Awards at the British Museum. In the programme, I wrote:     ‘It was my joy to work closely with Jeremy Dale Roberts, and to call him friend. He was one […]

Edward Cowie – String Quartet 1 (Dungeness Nocturnes)

December 5, 2017

Edward Cowie – String Quartet 1 (Dungeness Nocturnes) Kreutzer Quartet (Peter Sheppard Skaerved, Mihailo Trandafilovski, Clifton Harrison, Neil Heyde) Outtakes from recording 4 12 17  London Engineer Jonathan Haskell  

Edward Cowie – GAD

December 3, 2017

Edward Cowie – GAD (world premiere) Wilton’s Music Hall November 21st 2017 Peter Sheppard Skaerved – Violin (Girolamo Amati 1629) Recording courtesy of Colin Still (Optic Nerve)

Nicola Matteis – Preludio in ostinatione

December 3, 2017

‘Preludes & Vollenteries’ VI 23rd November 2017 6 pm, St Mary Woolnoth Nicholas Hawksmoor (1716-1727) Peter Sheppard Skærved Violin (Girolamo Amati 1629) Nicola Matteis (fl. 1670-1713)- D minor Preludio in ostinatione

December 2, 2017

‘Preludes & Vollenteries’ VI 23rd November 2017 6 pm, St Mary Woolnoth Nicholas Hawksmoor (1716-1727) Peter Sheppard Skærved Violin (Girolamo Amati 1629) Tenor Violin Giovanni Battista Vitali (1632-1692)-Toccata & Cappricio di Tromba (‘Partite sopra diverse Sonate’) More from Preludes & Vollenteries 6 at St Mary Woolnoth. I was PLANNING to play GiovanniCappricio di Tromba to […]

Henry Eccles (1675-1735)-A minor Prelude

December 2, 2017

‘Preludes & Vollenteries’ VI 23rd November 2017 6 pm, St Mary Woolnoth Nicholas Hawksmoor (1716-1727) Peter Sheppard Skærved Violin (Girolamo Amati 1629) Henry Eccles (1675-1735)-A minor Prelude

Christopher Simpson (ca.1602-1669) – Minuritiones, Tyronum exercitationi

December 2, 2017

‘Preludes & Vollenteries’ VI 23rd November 2017 6 pm, St Mary Woolnoth Nicholas Hawksmoor (1716-1727) Peter Sheppard Skærved Tenor Violin (Barak Norman ca.1700) Christopher Simpson (ca.1602-1669) – Minuritiones, Tyronum exercitationi (from the Division Viol)1660

‘Preludes & Vollenteries’ VI 23rd November St Mary Woolnoth

December 2, 2017

‘Preludes & Vollenteries’ VI 23rd November 2017 6 pm, St Mary Woolnoth Nicholas Hawksmoor (1716-1727) Peter Sheppard Skærved Violin (Girolamo Amati 1629) Tenor Violin (Barak Norman ca.1700), Joseph Collingwood (fl. 1710 – 1725) Louis de Caix d’Hervelois (ca.1680-1759) – Prelude XVI Premier livre de pièces de viole Christopher Simpson (ca.1602-1669) – Minuritiones, Tyronum exercitationi (from […]