News

  • 18 Aug 2008

    Glowing review for 'An Unexpected Light'

    A new review of Sadie Harrison's CD 'An Unexpected Light', released on the NMC label: 

  • 2 Aug 2008

    Kondo at SICPP

    Jo Kondo has recently completed an extremely successful residency at NEC's Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance Practice (SICPP).

  • 1 Aug 2008

    Simaku broadcast on Deutschlandradio in Cologne

    Thomas Simaku's CD was recently reviewed on Die Neue Platte programme of Deutschlandradio in Cologne. Here Mark Hutchinson translates the item, Avantgarde und Ethnologie vereint, by its music editor-in-chief Frank Kämpfer.

  • 2 Jul 2008

    More praise for Simaku's latest CD

    The Kreutzer Quartet's recordings of music by Thomas Simaku have received further critical acclaim in this article from Kenneth Carter.

  • 1 Jul 2008

    Death of Bill Colleran

    It is with great regret that we announce that University of York Music Press's co-founder, William Colleran, has died. Schoenberg once described Henri Heinrichsen as a 'grand seigneur'. Bill Colleran could have been so described, such has been his influential role in British music publishing for some fifty years.

  • 1 Jun 2008

    Death of Wilfrid Mellers

    It is with sadness the University of York Music Press relays news of the death of Wilfrid Mellers. As the founder of the Music Department at The University of York from which this music press extends and one of the composers whose works we publish, his passing is of especial significance to UYMP.

  • 1 Jun 2008

    Bill Colleran, Honorary Fellow of Music

    The University of York Music Press is pleased to announce that William Colleran has been appointed as an Honorary Fellow of the Department of Music at The University of York. This honour acknowledges Colleran's extraordinary contribution to the life of British music for most of the latter half of the twentieth century.

  • 1 Jun 2008

    Jo Kondo at the New England Conservatory

    This week Jo Kondo is in residence at the Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance Practice (SICPP), held at the New England Conservatory.

  • 1 Jun 2008

    Reaping the Reviews for Thomas Simaku

    In his 50th year Thomas Simaku has been enjoying much critical success. In particular the recent Naxos CD of his music performed by the Kreutzer Quartet has prompted enthusiasm for his compositions for strings, as the following reviews reveal.

  • 1 May 2008

    Anthony Gilbert and Jeremy Dale Roberts: The Class of 1934 at 75

    2009 will see the 75th birthday celebration of composers Anthony Gilbert and Jeremy Dale Roberts and, to mark these landmark anniversaries, UYMP are encouraging performances of both composers’ music.

  • 1 May 2008

    Update on Robert Saxton's recordings

    Since its first performance by the Clerks’ Group at the 2003 Proms, Five Motets is fast securing its place in the core repertory of choirs world-wide.

  • 1 Apr 2008

    Spring Festival of New Music

    UYMP are heavily represented at this year's University of York Spring Festival of New Music (6th-10th May), which will see two launches of UYMP products, along with a plethora of live performances.