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PETER SHEPPARD SKAERVED

Peter Sheppard Skӕrved is the only violinist to have performed on the violins of Viotti, Paganini, Joachim, Kreisler and Ole Bull. He is the dedicatee of over 400 works for violin, by composers including Hans Werner Henze, Poul Ruders, David Matthews, Judith Weir and Jörg Widmann. He has made over 60 critically acclaimed recordings, including cycles of sonatas by Tartini and Beethoven, quartets by Reicha and Tippett, and many of the works written for him, resulting in a GRAMMY® nomination, and awards from BBC Music Magazine. Peter is the only musician to have been invited to curate an exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, London, and has held residencies and created performance projects for the Library of Congress, Washington DC, the British Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, and galleries worldwide. As a writer, he has written on subjects ranging from Victorian painters and violin-making to contemporary quartet writing and Paganini. He is married to the Danish writer and poet, Malene Skӕrved, and is the Viotti Lecturer at the Royal Academy of Music, London, where he was elected Fellow in 2013. For recordings, films, writing and more info, go to www.peter-sheppard-skaerved.com

For more information, please visit www.peter-sheppard-skaerved.com.

Box Set Release Catalogue Number
COATES String Quartets Nos 1-9 Naxos 8.503240
GLASS Of Beauty and Light (US Version) Naxos 8.503202
PÄRT The Silence of Being Naxos 8.506015


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