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24 Days of Telemann

December 14, 2014

  Georg Philipp Telemann (14 March 1681 – 25 June 1767) 24 Fantasies In 1992, I recorded Telemann’s 12 Fantasies (1735) for solo violin. They have been at the centre of my repertoire ever since. I have long wanted to record these works on gut strings and with an early bow. The opportunity to develop […]

Kreutzers in Malmö November 2014

November 23, 2014

Jonatan Sersam-‘Aporia’ World Premiere. Palladium Theatre 19th November 2014 [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Dante Hildemark-‘Brinner’ World Premiere. Palladium Theatre 19th November 2014 [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Ismael Palacio-‘Geplaveid'[Audio clip: view full post to listen]

Schubert – Three Sonatas- a new project takes off

November 7, 2014

-a new exploration of Schubert, working with Julian Perkins;  three 1816 Sonatas for piano and violin. There is much that I will be saying about this, but just to say, that after months of technical work and analysis, today, sitting down, and playing these works with the a wonderful 1801 Broadwood Square piano, has revealed […]

Peter Sculthorpe-‘Alone’ (Live in Tallinn 2014)

November 5, 2014

Peter Sculthorpe-‘Alone’ (Live in Tallinn 2014) Peter Sheppard Skærved-Violin Live in Tallinn,14th August 2014 Tallinn, Väravatorn Eesti Kontsert presentation (Part of A Prairie Home Companion Cruise 2014) Filmed by Dan Johnson

‘Everyone Sang’Thursday, 6th November, 2014

November 3, 2014

  ‘Everyone Sang’: Music and Words Reflecting the First World War and its Themes Thursday, 6th November, 2014 7.45 – 9 p.m. St. George’s Church Aubrey Walk, Kensington, W8 7JG (closest tube stations: Notting Hill Gate and Holland Park Avenue) Nigel Clarke-Epitaph (for Edith Cavell) 2014 [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Erik Satie-Choses vues […]

Michael Hersch-Images from a Closed Ward (live London October 2014)

November 1, 2014

Michael Hersch-Images from a Closed Ward (live London October 29th 2014) I-  II-Ferociously  III-Longin; quiet, restrained grief  IV- [Audio clip: view full post to listen] V- VI- VII-[Audio clip: view full post to listen] VIII- IX-Haunted; stricken, consort-like throughout X-Frozen [Audio clip: view full post to listen] XI-Raging; violently throughout[Audio clip: view full post to […]

Leoš Janácek

November 1, 2014

Leoš Janácek-Violin Sonata (1914-15) Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin Roderick Chadwick-Piano (Recording outtakes-30 10 14 St Michael’s Highgate) Engineer-Jonathan Haskell-Astounding Sounds I. Con moto [Audio clip: view full post to listen] II. Ballada [Audio clip: view full post to listen] III. Allegretto [Audio clip: view full post to listen] IV. Adagio [Audio clip: view full post to […]

Erik Satie – Choses vues à droite et à gauche (sans lunettes) 1914 (Published 1916)

October 31, 2014

Erik Satie- Choses vues à droite et à gauche (sans lunettes) 1914 (Published 1916) Choral hypocrite [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Fugue à tâtons [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Fantaisie musculaire [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin Roderick Chadwick-Piano ‘Channel Firing project’ (Recording Outtakes-unedited 30 10 14 […]

Frederick Delius-Lullaby (Hill/Tubbs)

October 31, 2014

Frederick Delius-Lullaby for a Modern Baby (1923) Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin Roderick Chadwick-Piano Recording Outtake-30 10 14 (St Michael’s Highgate) Engineer-Jonathan Haskell [Audio clip: view full post to listen]   Fredrick Delius –  Group including Frederick Delius and Philip Arnold Heseltine by Ernest Procter pencil, 1929 Delius was largely self-taught, like Elgar, and came from a […]

Michael Hersch – Of Sorrow Born: Seven Elegies for unaccompanied violin (2014)

October 31, 2014

Michael Hersch – Of Sorrow Born: Seven Elegies for unaccompanied violin (2014) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] european premiere St Gabriels Pimlico 29 10 14 Peter Sheppard Skaerved – Violin (Amati 1628)