The UYMP office is operating with very limited hours while staff are on furlough. You can still obtain music from our catalogue in the usual way, from, and hire from our agent Wise Music Classical. Please contact UYMP composers directly, via their own websites, if you have any queries.

Harrison's '10,000 Black Men Named George' released by Kreutzer, on film recording

We are delighted that the fabulous Kreutzer Quartet have just released the film recording of Sadie Harrison’s new quartet 10,000 Black Men Named George:The Multiple Burdens of Injustice, written as a response to the murder of George Floyd on 25 May 2020, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. This is the latest recording of a series of works written by Sadie during the lockdown period in 2020.

Saxton’s ‘Fantasy Pieces’ premiered by Fidelio Trio

The Fidelio Trio, Darragh Morgan (violin), Tim Gill (cello) and Mary Dullea (piano), gave a fabulous online premiere of Robert Saxton’s new work Fantasy Pieces on 27th November 2020.  The performance formed part of their online Winter Chamber Music Festival, broadcast from Dublin City University.  Fantasy Pieces has six movements, which are played without a break.  Although the work is not descriptive, the movements create an ‘evolving journey of musical contrasts’.  The piece was commissioned by the Fidelio Trio with the support of the RVW Trust.

'Das Klassik & Jazz' review for Thomas Simaku’s new album

The first review has been published of Thomas Simaku’s new album con-ri-sonanza, released last month on the prestigious Swedish label BIS Records. The review appears in the Rondo – Das Klassik & Jazz magazine; critic Guido Fischer is hugely impressed by the music and has given it five stars. The German critic begins by stating that Thomas Simaku is one of the contemporary composers who is unjustly neglected and he goes on to say:

1 May 2021

Gemini Ensemble, with Ian Mitchell and Caroline Balding

7:00 PM

Late Music York, Unitarian Chapel, St. Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NQ

Sadie Harrison

Fire in Song

Sadie Harrison

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