The UYMP office is open for limited hours, during the summer of 2021. 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.

Thomas Simaku’s album on French National Radio best CDs

French National Radio, France-Musique, have chosen Thomas Simaku’s new album in their list of best CDs (coup de coeur) of the 2020-21 season. A special programme is to be broadcast on Sunday, 4th July and can be heard here.

France Musique featured Simaku’s CD in their programme of 7th February 2021 and described his music as ‘astonishing’.

Released by the Swedish label BIS Records in November 2020, Simaku’s CD of chamber music ‘con-ri-sonanza’, featuring the Paris-based Quatuor Diotima and the British pianist now living in Berlin, Joseph Houston, has received international critical acclaim, with glowing reviews in France (Diapason), the UK (Gramophone and BBC Magazine) Germany (Neue Zeitschrift für Musik and Das Klassik & Jazz) and USA (Fanfare Magazine).