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Working with the Countess of Wessex’s String Orchestra and Nigel Clarke

November 22, 2016

On the 23rd November, 21016, composer Nigel Clarke and I took the short trip along the Docklands Light Railway for a first day working with the only full time professional string orchestra in the UK, the Countess of Wessex’s String Orchestra. This is the string orchestra of the British Army, which is based and rehearses […]

America, November 2016

November 11, 2016

I have come back to the USA for a week of concerts, masterclasses and workshops. It’s a great delight for me to begin my visit in the the part of the Midwest that I love so much; the St Croix River in the the River Falls/Still water area. 11th November-Concerts and talks in Wisconsin and […]

Bach (transcribed Mozart K405)-E Major Fugue

November 10, 2016

Bach (transcribed Mozart K405)-E Major Fugue [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Kreutzer Quartet Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Mihailo Trandafilovski-Clifton Harrison-Neil Heyde Live at Robinson College Chapel 11 3 16

Beethoven-Quartet Op 135

November 9, 2016

Beethoven-Quartet Op 135 Lento assai, cantante e tranquillo [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Kreutzer Quartet Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Mihailo Trandafilovski-Clifton Harrison-Neil Heyde Live at Robinson College Cambridge, 3/11/16

Weaving Threads. Bach, Beethoven, Priaulx Rainier, Jeremy Thurlow, Elliott Schwartz – a concert for Virginia Woolf (in preparation)

November 8, 2016

Barak Norman-Tenor. Exploring a unique instrument

October 30, 2016

Le Sieur De Machy- Pièces de violle ‘Courante’ Peter Sheppard Skaerved (at the Desk Recording)  5 11 16 [Audio clip: view full post to listen] [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Le Sieur De Machy (unknow, fl. second half of 17th century. — after 1692)-Pièces de violle (extracts) [Audio clip: view full post to […]

Kreutzer Quartet. New Music and British Music In Tianjin 2016-IN PREPARATION

October 17, 2016

An inspiring project at the Tianjin Conservatory of Music 16-21st October 2016 The quartet was invited by George Holloway, composer and head of the composition department at the Tianjin Conservatory to come to China to lead a weak of concerts, workshops and talks about writing and playing music for string quartet and strings. We focused […]

A Futhork for Jan Groth & Anders Beyer 2016-17

October 10, 2016

First recordings Outtakes from recording session-20 3 17 Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin No. 1 ‘Untitled 2007’ [Audio clip: view full post to listen] No. 3 ‘Thorn (Rune)’ [Audio clip: view full post to listen] No. 5 ‘…no inclination to rest…’ [Audio clip: view full post to listen] No. 8 ‘Gro(w)th’ [Audio clip: view full post to […]

Viotti and Stradivari at the Royal Academy of Music 30 9 16

September 30, 2016

Reflections on this event as they come in! Collections Up-Close: Violins and Revolutions  Friday, 30.09.2016 14:30, David Josefowitz Recital Hall 2.30pm Welcome, Tim Jones 2.45pm Introducing Viotti’s violin, Peter Sheppard Skrerved 3.00pm The 1709 Stradivari, Barbara Meyer 3.30pm The Luthier’s point of view, John Dilworth 4.00pm Break 4.30pm Materiality: New materials to make violins, Luca […]

Autumn 2016. Variations

September 25, 2016