Bergen-May/June 2015-reporting back on Ole Bull and more discoveries

June 1, 2015

On Saturday 30th, after the excitement of returning the violin to its case on Thursday LINK, I returned to Lysoen with Malene Sheppard Skaerved, for a day of research and discovery. This began with some hours walking the island, a powerful reminder of why Bull chose this extraordinary spot for his sanctuary. It was Malene’s […]

May 30, 2015

Sadie Harrison ‘…and love…’ Words-Malene Skaerved (Live at the NPG 24 4 15)

April 26, 2015

 Sadie Harrison ‘…and love…’ Words-Malene Skaerved  [Audio clip: view full post to listen] World Premiere-24 5 15 (National Portrait Gallery) Eve Daniell-Soprano Violin-Peter Sheppard Skaerved Piano-Roderick Chadwick     ‘Keep Going’ I want to keep going into the distance, searching, sunset pinks, gold, magic, worship a white horse, Prince Charming walking, longing, dreaming looking for […]

Channel Firing at the National Portrait Gallery 24 4 15

April 26, 2015

Practise. Walk. April11-12th 2015

April 12, 2015

Practise. Walk. Peter Sheppard Skaerved April  11-12th 2015 I’m standing on the bridge over the river Wandle, a cold paper cup of espresso in my hand, enjoying the wrecked boats in the mud, wishing for a Saxon spearhead, or better still, a pristine ceremonial object, like the ‘Mortlake Axe’ made with  precious Jadeite mined in […]

April light 2015

April 11, 2015

Evis Sammoutis-Monogenesis (two live performances)

March 27, 2015

Evis Sammoutis-Monogenesis Peter Shepaprd Skaerved – (Stradivari 1699 (Crespi) Performance 1-Tuesday 6th March 2007 (Hellenic Centre London) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Performance 2-Wednesday 7th March 2007 (Hellenic Centre London) [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

Spring in Nicosia

March 25, 2015

About to start an exciting few days in Nikosia-under the benevolent light of Pharos. Tomorrow, Beethoven Op 18, 119, 132 with Mihailo Trandafilovski?, Morgan Goff? and Neil Heyde. The following day, my exhibit ‘A Flash Between Darknesses’ opens, and there’s a a concert (also with Morgan) linked to the exhibition, two days later-Mozart, Rob Keeley, […]

Watching. Winter ends. 2015

February 17, 2015

Luigi Nono – La Lontananza Nostalgica Utopica Futura

February 5, 2015

Luigi Nono-La Lontananza Nostalgica Utopica Futura Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin (Amati 1629), Electronics-Tom Mudd February 22nd 2015 (Great Hall, Goldsmiths College, london) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Works by Luigi Nono, Helmut Lachenmann, Heinrich Biber Violin-Peter Peter Sheppard Skaerved Electronics-Tom Mudd Sunday February 22nd, 230pm Admission Free http://www.gold.ac.uk/calendar/?id=8328 Great Hall-Goldsmiths College Lewisham Way, New […]