»Composers«

Sibelius-Evening in the Spring

July 19, 2011

Sibelius- Evening in the Spring Op 117 (1929) Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Solo Violin/director I Solisti di Zagreb Lisinski Great Hall. 11th May 2002 I was introduced to Sibelius’s miniatures for violin and orchestra when I was a teenager, by my teacher and friend, Ralph Holmes. He recorded a pioneering disc of these works with the RIAS […]

David Matthews-Adagio (Live performance in Zagreb 2002)

July 19, 2011

David Matthews-Adagio (Live performance in Zagreb 2002) Zagreb Soloists (Guest Director – Peter Sheppard Skaerved) Lisinski Great Hall, Zagreb (11th May 2002) This Adagio was written as memorial to the writer Peter Fuller. It later would form the basis of the slow movement of David’s 6th Quartet, which we have played many times. I have […]

Judith Bingham-The Lost Works of Paganini

July 19, 2011

Judith Bingham-The Lost Works of Paganini Ghiribizzo- 

Poul Ruders-Summer’s Prelude and Winter’s Fugue

July 19, 2011

Poul Ruders-Summer’s Prelude and Winter’s Fugue (Live) British Premiere Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin (Stradivari 1698 ‘Joachim’) St Bartholomew the Great October 2010 Recording Courtesy of Colin Still (Optic Nerve) The composer writes (26-3-2012): ‘Each time you play the fugue, you´re getting deeper and deeper into what the piece is about(even the composer is surprised at what´s going on!). […]

Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga-Quartet No 1

July 19, 2011

Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga-Quartet No 1 in D minor LIVE Kreutzer Quartet (Peter Sheppard, Mihailo Trandafilovski, Morgan Goff, Neil Heyde) Durham Musicon Concert 2009

Laurie Bamon-The Wind

July 18, 2011

Laurie Bamon-The Wind (2010) Live Performance-London Premiere St Bartholomew the Great-Smithfield, London 2-6-2010 Solo Viola-Morgan Goff (Viola-Daniel Parker 1708) Violins-Preetha Narayanan, Peter Sheppard Skaerved, Alice Barron Recording by Colin Still (Optic Nerve) Link to MORE LAURIE BAMON!

Luca Mosca- Quartet

July 18, 2011

Luca Mosca- Quartet Live (World Premiere) (Biennale di Venezia) 2008 Kreutzer Quartet (Peter Sheppard Skaerved, Mihailo Trandafilovski, Morgan Goff, Neil Heyde)

Goran Nachevski-6 Unformal Conversations (2004)

July 18, 2011

Goran Nachevski-6 Unformal Conversations (2004) LIVE Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin Aaron Shorr-Piano Days of Macedonian Music 2006 Recording Courtesy of SOCOM/MPT

Michael Alec Rose-Urstoff

July 18, 2011

Michael Alec Rose-Urstoff LIVE World Premiere-Nashville March 2008 Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin Aaron Shorr-Piano The composer writes: "Urstoff" was one of the many technical terms the young Primo Levi came to admire in his apprenticeship as a chemist and poet. In his memoir THE PERIODIC TABLE, Levi recalls his sense of wonder (searingly unironic, even in […]

Michael Slayton- Elegy-Nocturne/Sursum

July 18, 2011

Michael Slayton-Sursum Kreutzer Quartet (live rip from Video)March 8th 2012 Royal Academy of Music   Michael Slayton-Elegy-Nocturne Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin Jan Loeffler-Piano Live Performance-Nashville 13th March 2008