Knowledge Exchange Violin: Peter Sheppard Skærved


Michael Alec Rose, director

October 21st, 2024 @ 7:30pm

Turner Hall, Blair School of Music, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Viotti Lecture in Performance Studies, Royal Academy of Music, London (RAM); Honorary Professor, Royal Northern College of Music.  From 2005 through 2016, Peter served as Co-Director for the Vanderbilt-RAM Exchange Program, “Collaborative Composition in London.”

In his recent set of international collaborations with museums, libraries, and environmental organizations, Peter celebrates historic instruments and fragile landscapes through conversations, performances, commissions of new musical works, filmed recordings, podcasts, and social media outreach.  Vanderbilt’s own Michael Alec Rose has composed nearly a dozen new pieces for the project.