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Peter Sheppard Skærved

CD details:  
 MSVCD 2003 Beethoven Explored, vol. 1
 MSVCD 2004 Beethoven Explored, vol. 2
 MSVCD 2005 Beethoven Explored, vol. 3
 MSVCD 2006 Beethoven Explored, vol. 4
 MSVCD 2007 Beethoven Explored, vol. 5
 MSVCD 92024 Premonitions
 MSVCD 92028 Etude Philharmonique
 MSVCD 92029 Star Preludes
 MSVCD 92053 Taking Flight
 MSVCD 92084 The Light Garden
 MSVCD 92104 Trajectories - Music by David Gorton
 MSV 28521 Rochberg: Violin Sonata/Caprice Variations
 MSV 28527 Pellay: Thesaurus of Violinistic Fiendishness
 MSV 28537 Elliott Schwartz: Tapestry


Peter Sheppard Skærved is the dedicatee of over 300 works for solo violin, by composers including Hans Werner Henze, Judith Weir, Michael Finnissy and Poul Ruders. He is the leader of the pioneering Kreutzer Quartet, Viotti Lecturer at the Royal Academy of Music, and regularly tours in over 30 countries.

He curated a large scale exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in 2011, and is at present collaborating on projects with the British Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and the Library of Congress, Washington DC. He is the only living violinist to have performed on Paganini, Viotti, Kreisler, Ole Bull and Joachim's violins-.

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Photo: Richard Bram