Kreutzers Wiltons Summer Series

June 11, 2010

Viotti walks out

June 8, 2010

Giovanni Battista Viotti walks out Giovanni Battistas Viotti-‘Suonata’ (Solo Sonata) Peter Sheppard Skaerved live at the Library of Congress, Washingon. May 2009. (Betts Stradivari) The Viotti disdained to teach adults and was irked at being obliged to tutor those of bon ton. This print was published by the Libraire Martinet/Chez Martinet ,  in 1804. The […]

Viotti and Tartini. St Bartholomews 3!

June 6, 2010

TO HEAR OUTTAKES FROM THE COMPLETE CYCLE-studio sessions 2011. Go to: 30 DAYS OF TARTINI The Well Spring. Per ben suonare, bisogna ben cantare! Concert 3 (16th June) 730pm Tartini-Sonatas (Padua Manuscript) Sonata in E major        Il vento Mai Sonata in G major       Aria del Tasso Listen: Tasso Aria Sonata in D major Sonata in […]

Tartini Concert 2!

May 29, 2010

TO HEAR OUTTAKES FROM THE COMPLETE CYCLE-studio sessions 2011. Go to: 30 DAYS OF TARTINI   St Bartholomew the Great, Smithfield Concert 2 (Wednesday 2nd June) 730pm Tickets £12 (Concessions £6)   Information on the whole series: Tartini-Sonatas (Padua Manuscript)  Sonata in E minor       ‘Senti la fonte, senti lo mare’ Sonata in A minor Sonata in […]


May 27, 2010

I met Yigit Kolat in Anka in 2003.  Here is is Taksim. More no this fascinating young Turkish composer to follow. Listen: Yigit Kolat-Taksim

Joyous Haydn!

May 24, 2010

May 24th. After the excitement of Brahms Op 51 at Wilton’s last night, the Kreutzers spent the day recording Boulez and Haydn in Tring Parish Church. A glorious day, graced by Haydn’s ‘Lark’ Quartet Op 64 No 5.  Here are outtakes of the  first movement and the Minuet and Trio-what better reason could there be […]

Somerset House and coffee

May 23, 2010

Trandafilovski Premiere at Wiltons!

May 21, 2010

On Sunday 23rd May, the Kreutzer Concert at Wilton’s Music Hall will include the world premiere of new works by Mihailo Trandafilovski. The new works consist of a group of cello duos, which will be premiered by the cellist of the Kreutzer Quartet and Neil Heyde and, making her first appearance at Wiltons, Evie Heyde,  for […]

Poul Ruders extends the violin!

May 17, 2010

Poul Ruders Summers Prelude and Winters Fugue (British Premiere) (plus works by Tartini and Judith Bingham) St Bartholomew the Great, West Smithfield 27th October 730pm (Tickets £12 -Concessions £6) Over the past few years, I have enjoyed working with the Danish composer Poul Ruders enormously. This work has largely been private-discussing matters of writing contrapuntal […]

TARTINI-Concert 1!

May 15, 2010

Tartini at St Bartholomew – the – Great, Smithfield. Concert 1. Wednesday May 19th at 730 pm The Cloister Café will be open for drinks and refreshments from 630pm and in the interval.  Peter Sheppard Skærved-Violins (by Antonio Stradivari 1698, and Lorraine Bitaud 2010) LISTEN: Tartini    Giuseppe Tartini-‘Piccole Sonate’ 1-5 Works by Biber, Aitchison, Judith […]