Ole Bull’s ‘Pearl’ comes out of the shadows

March 4, 2015

Bergen-May 2015. The Violin goes home!   31 5 15 Article in Bergens Tidende May 28th-Lysøen Ole Bull’s Amati, back at Lysøen. Interviewing with the team from Bergens Tidende, with the Bull’s case, embroidered ‘Nikolaus Amati 1647, which the violin fit perfectly, with his Great grandaughter Olea, and his brother’s great grandson, Schak, and the […]

Five days in Cyprus

November 30, 2014

A word of explanation: I have just spent five days back in one of my favourite places for musical adventure, Cyprus. I have been the guest of the European University in Cyprus, and the Pharos Trust. My work with this extraordinary organisation, founded by the visionary Garo Keheyan, is core to my process as a […]

Kreutzers in Sweden. November 2014 Photos by Neil Heyde

November 25, 2014

Autumn falls 2014

September 13, 2014

Recording Nigel Clarke with Longbow. 9 6 14

June 9, 2014

Malene Skaerved-‘Dogger Fisher German Bight, Humber Thames Dover Wight’ (read by the Author) Outtake-9 6 14 (Engineer-Jonathan Haskell, Astounding Sounds)[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Nigel Clarke-‘Dogger Fisher German Bight, Humber Thames Dover Wight’ Longbow (Outtakes-rough ‘bolt-up’) 9 6 14 (Both recorded at All Saints Tooting)[Audio clip: view full post to listen]

Spring 2014

April 5, 2014


March 2014

March 10, 2014


Facing Enlightenment (Photos)

December 24, 2013

Photos of ‘Facing Enlightenment’  British Museum 13 12 13 (Photos Courtesy of the British Museum) Peter Sheppard Skaerved, with Julian Perkins, Lucy Railton, David Gorton, Mihailo Trandafilovski, Diana Mathews

Bull in Ankara

September 10, 2013

Bergen-Rosendal Journal May/June 2013

June 6, 2013