Peter Sheppard Skaerved playing the violin at the NPG

Peter Sheppard Skaerved

Peter Sheppard Skӕrved the dedicatee of over 400 works for violin, by composers including Hans Werner Henze, Poul Ruders, David Matthews, Judith Weir and George Rochberg. He has a diverse international career, ranging from solo appearances in over 30 countries, to in-depth projects and residencies.Peter is a prolific recording artist, having released over 60 critically acclaimed recordings. Peter is the only musician to have curated an exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, London and has made projects for the British Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, London and galleries worldwide. For recordings, films, writing and more info, go to