To mark Ed Hughes’ 50th birthday, New Music Players, conducted by Nicholas Smith, will give the world premiere performance of Hughes’ Sinfonia for large ensemble and his 1991 piano trio, Media Vita, at the Warehouse, Waterloo on Friday 28 September.
Here at UYMP are very pleased that Harrison’s work for bass clarinet and piano, Owl of the Hazels (Lazdynn Peleda), has been recorded by Ian Mitchell and Aleksander Szram for Divine Art/Métier on the CD Bass Clarinet and Friends a miscellany.
Here at UYMP, we are delighted to announce that our house composer Sadie Harrison has been appointed as the Chair of the Board of Trustees for SOUND WORLD, a new charity dedicated to promoting new music in the South West. SOUND WORLD is privileged to have Dame Evelyn Glennie, Armando Iannucci and John Pickard as Patrons.
Thomas Simaku’s new piece L’image oubliée d’après Debussy will receive its world premiere at York Late Music Concert Series in St. Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel in York on 1st September 2018. Performed by James Willshire, the programme commemorates the centenary of Debussy’s death, and includes ten new piano pieces written especially for the occasion, alongside some of Debussy’s best known piano works.