November 18, 2013

A Richer Dust -Responding to 1914-1918 at the National Portrait Gallery

November 18, 2013

Two Concerts for 1914 -1918 National Portrait Gallery, London Concert 2-Cortege 2nd May 630 pm Room 20 Admission Free  Peter Sheppard Skærved-Violin Roderick Chadwick – Piano   The year 1914 inspired lyricism from some composers, mock-heroic posturing and irony from others. In three years, Lilli Boulanger would be dead, and America drawn into the War. […]

Michael Finnissy-‘Civilisation’

November 14, 2013

Michael Finnissy-‘Civilisation’  Live at Wilton’s Music Hall. 12 11 13 Kreutzer Quartet-Peter Sheppard Skaerved, Mihailo Trandafilovski, Morgan Goff, Neil Heyde Engineer-Jonathan Haskell  (Astounding Sounds) There’s nothing more exciting than a new piece, and no experience quite like playing a new work by Michael Finnissy. He has been, and continues to be, so important to me, […]

People – Autumn 2013.

November 10, 2013

Inspiration-the story of a day – London, Walther, Beethoven, Dowland 7-11-13

November 7, 2013

Inspiration-the story of a day – London, Walther, Beethoven, Dowland 7-11-13 It’s been a wet and windy day in London, and perhaps not one where I was expecting to be uplifted and inspired. But my colleagues, and the music which they invite me to explore with them, had other ideas, and I finished the evening enchanted. […]

Edward Cowie – String Quartet No. 3 ‘In Flight Music’ (New Version 2010) World Premiere

November 2, 2013

  Edward Cowie – String Quartet No. 3 ‘In Flight Music’ (New Version 2010) World Premiere Hang-gliders, Stanwell Park, NSW, Australia – Vapour Trails – Hummingbird Hawk Moths, Maurens, France – Raptor Thermals,mainly Eagles! (Dordogne, France) Kreutzer Quartet- Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Mihailo Trandafilovski-Morgan Goff-Neil Heyde Live Performance-Wilton’s Music Hall 21st October 2013 (Engineer Jonathan Haskell-Astounding Sounds)  Review […]

Review of Matthews Solo disc in IRR!

November 1, 2013

David. Matthews New Music for Solo Violin, Volume 1. Winter Journey, Op. 32. Three Studies, Op. 39. 15 Fugues, Op. 88. Peter Sheppard Skaerved (violin). Toccata Classics TOCC0152 (full price, 1 hour 2 minutes). Website www.toccataclassics.com Producer Peter Sheppard Skaerved. Engineer Jonathan Haskell. Dates August 17th and 18th, 2010. Comparison: Three Studies/Fugue No. 10: Sheppard Skaerved (Metier) MSVCD92028 […]


October 31, 2013

Bull at Lysøen 2013

October 29, 2013


Ole Bull-Sæterjentens Søndag (Arr.Johann Svendsen)

October 15, 2013

Ole Bull-Sæterjentens Søndag (Arr.Johann Svendsen) Live in Dover. Maison Dieu (Town Hall) 11 October 2o13 Longbow (Peter Sheppard Skaerved, Aisha Orazbayeva, Tanya Sweiry, Mihailo Trandafilovski, Shulah Olive, Alice Barron, Annabelle Berthome Reynolds, Preetha Narayanan, Morgan Goff, Diana Mathews, Val Wellbanks, Evie Heyde, Rachel Meerloo)(Recorded and engineered by Colin Still-Optic Nerve Productions) TRANSIT:Pulp & Rags LINK […]