Music by Paganini, Niccolò (1782-1840)
Music by Locatelli, Pietro Antonio (1695-1764)
Music by Bingham, Judith (b. 1952)
Peter Sheppard Skaerved, Violin
Peter Sheppard Skærved and Guests Up close and atmospheric, Peter Sheppard Skærved brings his successful Soundbox concept of music, writing and discussion from the Royal Academy of Music to Wilton's for the first time. A series of salons in evocative, unconstructed spaces taking place this July and August, these evenings are an opportunity to enjoy classical music in a different way. 4. Paganini in London In conversation with Guest Composer Judith Bingham ‘he has come again, this homme de peste...’ (Parisian Newspaper 1832) Peter Sheppard Skærved explores Paganini’s impact on London in the early 1830’s, his choices of instruments and his performance techniques alongside the impact he made on theatre obsessed London. Peter Sheppard Skærved is renowned worldwide for his groundbreaking work on Paganini and is the only violinist since the composer to have played Paganini’s violin Il Cannone in Italy and the UK. This evening is one of a series of events about Paganini presented by Peter Sheppard Skærved in collaboration with the prestigious Music Division of the Library of Congress, Washington. Also featuring an award-winning cycle of pieces The Lost Works of Paganini, composed by Judith Bingham for Peter Sheppard Skærved. Music by Paganini, Locatelli, Judith Bingham In Collaboration with the Library of Congress.