Franz Doppler-Andante con energia (a Ole Bull)

April 14, 2013

Franz Doppler-Andante con energia (a Ole Bull) Workshop recording of realisation for solo violin by Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Wapping April 14th 2013    

Reicha Quartets-’From where I sit’ by Peter Sheppard Skærved

April 10, 2013

THE REICHA QUARTETS FROM WHERE WE SIT by Peter Sheppard Skærved This is the essay which I wrote for the upcoming first issue in our Complete Reicha Quartets on TOCCATA Classics  Links to Reicha-Duos, Duo Concertant, Sappho Link to Toccata Classics page Mid-way through recording this first disc in the Kreutzer Quartet’s traversal of Anton […]

Recording Torelli, Eccles, Mateis, Cosimi, Purcell 20 0 13

March 21, 2013

Recording-20-3 2013 (Outtakes) Aldbury Parish Church (Engineer-Jonathan Haskell) Henry Purcell- G minor Prelude Nicola Cosimi-A Major Prelude Tomasso Vitali-D minor Prlude William Eccles-A minor Prelude Torelli-E minor Prelude Pietro Andrea Ziani-F minor Prelude Nicola Cosimi-A Major Prelude Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin (Antonio Stradivari 1698 ‘Joachim’, Bow-Antonino Airenti (Biber Model)

Macedonia Now at Wilton’s Music Hall

March 11, 2013

Macedonia Now at Wilton’s Music Hall-10th March 2013     This is the pre-concert talk which I gave before the concert: In 2005, I visited Skopje for the first time. In the 4 years previously, I had spent a considerable amount of time in the Balkans, ever more fascinated by the creative energy and contemporary […]

Week in March

March 10, 2013

A week of inspiration, and the story of a day:  March 2nd Perth Rehearsing Faure Piano Trio, with Roy Howat and Neil Heyde. Perth Concert Hall.  2 3 2013 March 1st 2013 ..the story of a day. To begin, meeting with the team at the British Museum to bring the next stage of our collaboration […]

The Cambridge Caprices (in preparation)

March 3, 2013

The Cambridge Caprices On the 1st March 2013, I began a new project with a group of composers and musicians gathered at the Music Faculty of Cambridge University.  This is linked to my collaboration with Jeremy Thurlow on his ‘Ouija’ for solo violin.                     On the […]

On the tube-26th February 2013

February 26, 2013

Reicha Op 48 …and a sneak into a rehearsal of Op 49

February 7, 2013

  The Kreutzer Quartet have been associated with the music of Reicha, presenting his revelatory quartets, in modern and historical contexts, at their concert series at Wilton’s Music Hall London. Peter Sheppard Skaerved has also recorded Reicha’s cyclic chamber music extensively-the monumental 12 Duos for Violin and Cello, and his last major chamber work, the Duo Concertant (http://www.peter-sheppard-skaerved.com/2011/06/anton-reicha-duo-concertant/). This […]


January 13, 2013

Tate St Ives David Gorton, Priaulx Rainier more, Jim Aitchison, Richard Deacon, Neil, Bach, Jim/David,Morgan, Hepworth, Rose Tate Shibboleth, Tamayo Styles, Paik, Hersch South London Gallery Trandafilovski, Pellay , Library of Congress Paganini Astronomy Gallery Pellay, Rose National Portrait Gallery Only Connect,   Shadows of light, National Portrait Gallery

Baker Street to Wapping 10 12 12

December 11, 2012

…the way home after rehearsing Telemann with Mihailo Trandafilovski- Ruisdael on my mind all the way to Wapping