Brahms Sonatas

May 11, 2011

  Brahms to Hanslick 11th December 1888: ‘Dear Friend. If tomorrow, Friday at eleven o’clock, you haven’t anything better to do, perhaps you would like to come and help Hubay and myself turn pages and play wrong notes-perhaps also to drink a good glass? Cordially yours, Johannes Brahms. Regenlied- Karl Groth Wie die Kelche, die […]

Vassos Nicolaou

May 11, 2011

? [Audio clip: view full post to listen]Vassos Nicolaou (Born 19(71) – Nrible World Premiere (Shoe Factory Nicosia) 3rd September 2010 Kreutzer Quartet (PSS, Mihailo Trandafilovski, Morgan Goff, Neil Heyde) Pharos Contemporary Music Festival    

jonatan sersam

May 9, 2011

Jonatan Sersam-Etude for Solo Violin Workshop Performance-Peter Sheppard Skaerved (Stradivari 1698)  Thursday 5th May 15.30-17.00 in Liljeforssalen, Malmö Academy of Music, Ystadvägen 25, Malmö [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

Malmö project-update November 2011

May 8, 2011

  NOVEMBER 12-13-14-15 -Kreutzer Quartet at Conenct Festival 12th November 2011 Pre-workship session in the Caroli Kirke:We arrived in Malmo today to meet with the wonderful group of composers who have contributed to this project. Today was not the workshop  itself, but an opportunity to open the door to the exploring the wonderful set of […]

E’Narda McCalister-Rhapsody for the Cult of the Sun

May 8, 2011

E’Narda is a fascinating young composer that I have recently had the chance to work with at Middle Tennessee State University. He has written a powerful work ‘Rhapsody for the Cult of the Sun’, to which I am providing a link here. Peter Sheppard SkaervedViolin (Recording outtake)Enarda 29th June 2011 (Engineer Jonathan Haskell) ‘Rhapsody for […]

Peter Dickinson – Quartet

May 4, 2011

On the 19th June, the Kreutzer Quartet will be premiering the revised version of Peter Dickinson’s 1958 Quartet at Wilton’s Music Hall. Here is the composer’s note on this work. String Quartet No. 1 (1958) [first performance of the revised version] After reading music at Cambridge, where he was Organ Scholar of Queens’ College, Peter […]

Rochberg Reviews

May 2, 2011 05/02/2011 George Rochberg: Violin Sonata – Caprice Variations Peter Sheppard Skærved (violin), Aaron Shorr (piano) Recorded at St. John’s Church, Loughton, Essex, England (28 & 30 August, 2000) – Violin Sonata; live at the Steve and Judy Turner Recital Hall, Blair School of Music, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA (23 February, 2004) – […]

Only Connect. A hanging journal

May 2, 2011

Laying out the pictures

jourmal pages April 10-30 2011

May 1, 2011

Tomislav Zografski

April 28, 2011

Tomislav Zografski-Quartet 1968 Kreutzer Quartet (PSS, Mihailo Trandafilovski, Morgan Goff, Neil Heyde) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Website for Zografski