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David Matthews – ‘Midwinter Song’ World Premiere

March 20, 2019

David Matthews – Fantasia ‘Midwinter Song’ (Dedicated to to R.M.Lamming) World Premiere Peter Sheppard Skærved – Violin (Girolamo Amati1628) Saturday, March 16, 2019 Sankt Johannes Kyrka, Malmö

Lilli Boulanger – ‘d’un Matin de Printemps’

March 14, 2019

https://youtu.be/O2P7AjRARag

Elizabeth Maconchy – Five Sketches for Viola (1984)

March 13, 2019

Five Sketches for Viola (1984) (Live) Peter Sheppard Skaerved – Viola JDP Recital Hall, Oxford, September 2019 ‘I have always had a particular affection for the viola with its dark tone-colour and its unlimited expressive range. I have tried in these pieces to explore that range and to make them well varied in rhythm and […]

Priaulx Rainier – Reminiscence (Live)

March 13, 2019

Priaulx Rainier – Reminiscence (Live) Peter Sheppard Skaerved – Viola Roderick Chadwick – Piano September 2018 Jacqueline Du Pre Recital Hall Oxford

Lachenmann – ‘Toccatina’ at Lund Contemporary 2019

February 14, 2019

Lachenmann – ‘Toccatina’ Peter Sheppard Skaerved- Violin (Hill 1900) 10th February Kapellsalen, Paleastra & Odeon Lund Contemporary 2019

Two days in in Lund

February 9, 2019

Listen up! This weekend, the repertoire for solo violin became six pieces better. I was delighted to bring to the public ear and eye, the fascinating new works which I have been privileged to study over the past few months of workshops with my wonderful young colleagues from Musikhögskolan i Malmö. Here are the pieces, at […]

Recording Edward Cowie ‘Particle Partita’ & GAD (January 13th 2019)

January 18, 2019

Recording Edward Cowie ‘Particle Partita’ & GAD (January 15th 2019) We spent a wonderful day recording Edward Cowie’s extraordinary violin duo ‘Particle Partita’ and ‘GAD’ for solo violin. Here are outtakes! Edward Cowie – Particle Partita Peter Sheppard Skaerved  & Mihailo Trandafilovski (Violins) Edward Cowie – GAD Peter Sheppard Skaerved (Violin) Engineer-Jonathan Haskell St Michaels […]

First listen. Peter Dickinson works for violin and piano

January 17, 2019

Peter Dickinson ‘Tranquillo’ in memoriam Ralph Holmes (dedicated to Peter Sheppard Skaerved), Sonata, & Lullaby(from the Unicorns) Peter Sheppard Skaerved -Violin. Roderick Chadwick – Piano Musical Supervision- Peter Dickinson Engineer-Jonathan Haskell Recorded 16 1 19 St Michaels Highgate ‘Tranquillo’ (2018) ‘Sonata’ (1963) Lullaby from the Unicorns

Mateis Morning

January 14, 2019

Nicola Mateis-Preludes, Fantasies, Nightingales, Divisions, Sarabandes, Graves. Peter Sheppard Skaerved – Violin (anonymous Northern Italian early C18th) At the desk. Wapping 14 1 19

‘Five’ (working title) A Mozart project

January 5, 2019

Coming clean. For the whole of my playing life, I have been fascinated with Mozart’s 5 violin concertos, composed after he and his father returned to Salzburg in 1772. This fascination led to my first commercial recordings, of the Michael Haydn Concerti, and exploration of linked works by Joseph Haydn, Reichardt, the Bendas, Vanhal and […]