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February 20, 2016

[in preparation]

Mozart Sonatas at Wiltons Music Hall-Photos by Malene Skaerved

February 15, 2016

Rehearsals and performance at Wilton’s Music Hall 14 2 16 With Daniel-Ben Pienaar-Piano, David Lancaster-Composer (and Eve Daniell pageturning-she’s a wonderful soprano, so we were honoured!) Photos-Malene Skaerved

Ole Bull/Peter Sheppard Skærved – ‘American Fantasy’

February 10, 2016

    Ole Bull/Peter Sheppard Skærved – ‘American Fantasy’ (1856 & 2014) (played on Niccolo Amati 1647 ‘Ole Bull)   [Audio clip: view full post to listen] (Dedicated to Robin and Linda Williams, in admiration) a.        ‘A Capriccio’ (OB) b.       ‘Jordan is a Hard Road to Travel’ (PSS) c.        ‘Cadenza’ (OB) d.       ‘The Hazel Dell’ […]

Biagio Marini-Capriccio (imitation of a Lira)

February 6, 2016

Biagio Marini-Capriccio (imitation of a Lira) Op 8 (Published Venice 1627) Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Andrea Amati 1570, Bow by Antonino Airenti 2010 Workshop Recording, at the desk Wapping 6 2 16 [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

David Matthews-Adagio sostenuto (Berthold Goldschmidt in memoriam))

February 3, 2016

David Matthews-Adagio sostenuto (Berthold Goldschmidt in memoriam) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Kreutzer Quartet Peter Sheppard Skærved, Mihailo Trandafilovski – Violins Clifton Harrison – Viola, Neil Heyde – Cello Council Chambers, Deptford Town Hall Thursday 28th January Recording courtesy of Colin Still-Optic Nerve Productions

Mihailo Trandafilovski ‘Fibers AND Coils’ THIRD PERFORMANCE!

February 2, 2016

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Mihailo Trandafilovski-Fibers AND Coils (2015) Kreutzer Quartet Peter Sheppard Skaerved, Mihailo Trandafilovski, Clifton Harrison, Neil Heyde Deptford Council Chambers, Goldsmiths 28 1 16 Recording Courtesy of Colin Still (Optic Nerve)

Michael Finnissy-‘Nobody’s Jig’ LIVE in 2016

February 2, 2016

Michael Finnissy-‘Nobody’s Jig’ LIVE Kreutzer Quartet Peter Sheppard Skaerved, Mihailo Trandafilovski, Clifton Harrison, Neil Heyde Deptford Council Chambers, Goldsmiths 28 1 16 Recording Courtesy of Colin Still (Optic Nerve) [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

Paganini in Leeds, Paganini with Lablache, Calumnies, Mary Shelley

January 23, 2016

Paganini and British Royalty In June of 1829, Paganini composed a Chant Patriotique MS 62. The title page reads: “Composed on the occasion of the accession of his Britannic Majesty, and King of Hannover, William IV/words by George Harrys.” Harrys, the ‘fiddler’s secretary’, seems to have driven its publication, in a version for Voce, Choir […]

Film: Amati & Maggini in the Waddeson Room, British Museum

January 20, 2016

On February 19th, I will be playing a concert of works linked to the Waddesdon Room at the British Museum, with the wonderful harpsichordist, Julian Perkins. Here’s a link Link

Il Ritorno in London and on Dartmoor January 2016

January 13, 2016

Il Ritorno in London and on Dartmoor January 2016 In 2013, I began an exciting new project with my friend and collaborator, the composer Michael Alec Rose. This involved spending time walking on, talking about, looking at, and listening to Dartmoor. You can see the early stages of the project here. LINK In January 2016, […]