Preludes & Vollenteries 1

July 10, 2017

Works for solo violin including. Heinrich Biber – Passacaglia (Mystery Sonata XVI) ‘Guardian Angel, companion of Mankind’ and others by Tomasso Vitali, Giuseppe Torelli, Nicola Matteis, Biagio Marini Played on a violin by Girolamo Amati (1628) Plus world premiere Peter Sheppard Skærved – ‘voil qe’m digaz cals mais vos plaz’ (Lombarda of Toulouse) Peter Sheppard […]

Inspired by Lusignian Cyprus. Three pieces/films Nicosia June 2017

July 6, 2017

No 1. Peter Sheppard Skaerved – ‘ben vos posc ver dir’/(Tibors d’Orange e de Baux) ca. 1160 No. 2. Peter Sheppard Skaerved- ‘voil qe’m digaz cals mais vos plaz’/(Lombarda of Toulouse ca. 1200) or: The fowls of Lusignan (St Poulain/Buyuk Hamam) No 3. Peter Sheppard Skaerved – ‘Ar em al freg temps vengut’/Text by Azailais […]

Luca Alessandrini’s silk violin at the Building Centure. Photos and film by Marius Skaerved

July 5, 2017

Luca Alessandrini’s silk violin at the Building Centure. Photos and film by Marius Skaerved 4 7 17 With thanks to Colin Tweedy OBE, Chief Executive of the Building Centre and all of his welcoming staff and team at this amazing resource! Luca Alessandrini’s silk violin at the Building Centure. Photos and film by Marius Skaerved […]

July 2017

July 3, 2017

Exploration and Inspiration – with Evis Sammoutis in Nicosia June 2017

June 26, 2017

A word of explanation: on deep hanging out As I come to the end of five days of rehearsal, conversation, performance, exploration and laughter here in Nicosia, I think that it’s probably a good idea to explain what it is I am up to. Here’s a good enough place to start; at the foot of […]

Bergen Festival 2017. Day by Day

May 24, 2017

27th May   26th May Recording my Jan Groth pieces in Kunsthallen Bergen No-1-Thinks-draws Svalbard 3 Svalbard 2 Divisions His Crayon Weapon Svalbard 1 (Version 2) Lyseby 2 Can’t it just lean on the wall? Svalbard 1 Lyseby 1 25th May May 24th May 23rd

Michael Finnissy. – ‘Clarinetten- Liederkreis’ 2016(London Premiere)*

May 22, 2017

Kreutzer Quartet Peter Sheppard Skærved Mihailo Trandafilovski Clifton Harrison Neil Heyde Clarinet-Linda Merrick Michael Finnissy. – ‘Clarinetten- Liederkreis’ 2016(London Premiere)* Poco Allegretto Largo Appassionato Folkolorico: quasi parlando Vigoroso Capriccio

A futhork for Jan Groth-Overview 20 5 17

May 20, 2017

I have documented the growth of the project in dialogue with Jan Groth on other posts. See SVALBARD  , and  Overview Here are a selection of notebook pages, which gives an idea of how this project has found its way. They are posted in no particular order and there is no hierarchy. All through this […]

Barak Norman Tenor live on stage

May 18, 2017

Peter Sheppard Skaerved Tenor Violin-Barak Norman (ca 1700) Giovanni Bassano – Ricercar 2 (1585) from Pièces de Violle en Musique et en Tablature (1685) Le Sieur de Machy – Sarabande & Double fromPièces de Violle'(1685) Recorded live – Moretonhampstead Church May 2nd 2017 Recording Engineer – Alex Mortimer (Contact: thealexandermortimer@me.com )

Recording Mihailo Trandafilovski Duos with Roderick Chadwick 16 5 17

May 16, 2017

Mihailo Trandafilovski-Duo 3 2016 Mihailo Trandafilovski-Duo 1 2004 Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin Roderick Chadwick- Piano Outtakes-recording session 16 5 17 St Michaels Highgate Engineer-Jonathan Haskell. Astounding Sounds