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 […]
Evis Sammoutis-Monogenesis Peter Shepaprd Skaerved – (Stradivari 1699 (Crespi) Performance 1-Tuesday 6th March 2007 (Hellenic Centre London) Performance 1-Wednesday 7th March 2007 (Hellenic Centre London)
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, […]
Luigi Nono-La Lontananza Nostalgica Utopica Futura Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin (Amati 1629), Electronics-Tom Mudd February 22nd 2015 (Great Hall, Goldsmiths College, london) 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 Cross, London SE14 6NW Luigi Nono-La Lontananza […]
David Matthews 11th Quartet (outtakes) Kreutzer Quartet-Peter Sheppard Skaerved, Mihailo Trandafilovski,Morgan Goff, Neil Heyde Engineer-Jonathan Haskell in the presence of the composer St John the Baptist, Albury 2nd February 2015
I arrived at Lysebu late on Friday 23rd January, just as a light fall of snow was coming in. This is the Norwegian arm of the Dansk Norsk Fondet, which has its Danish base at the beautiful Schaeffergaarden, north of Copenhagen. Here I met with my dear friend Anders Beyer, the director of the Bergen Festival, […]
following our inspiring week in Malmö at Connect Festival, the composers with whom we had been working have been posting films of the performances of their new works. One by one, here they are.
A new project begins. Evis Sammoutis and I have just spent time exploring the streets of his home, Nikosia, on the hunt for new material. This extraordinary city is well known for its history and beauty, and of course, for the distressing division-a border of barbed wire and ruin tearing a metropolis and an island […]