News

  • 1 Sep 2004

    Trevor Wishart - guest professor in Berlin

    Trevor Wishart has recently been Edgard Varese Guest Professor at the Technical University in Berlin, where he completed the new 29 minute piece Globalalia ("Globalalia: The universal dance of human speech as revealed in 20 tales from everywhere, spoken in tongues."), commissioned by Folkmar Hein on the occasion of his 60th birthday, and premiered in the Sophiensalle, Berlin, as part of the Inventionen 2004 Festival.

  • 1 Sep 2004

    Robert Saxton - recent works

    Robert Saxton's Five Motets was premiered at last year's Proms by Edward Wickham and The Clerk's Group. It has been repeated by them in Holland, and performed in London as part of Chris Batchelor's St Pancras Church 20th Century Music Festival.

  • 1 Sep 2004

    Ed Hughes - Light Cuts Through Dark Skies

    Hughes' work Light Cuts Through Dark Skies for flute, violin, cello and piano (12 minutes) is available as a chamber music work and can also accompany a short film, Rain (1929) by Joris Ivens.

  • 1 Sep 2004

    Jeremy Dale Roberts - recent performances

    Roberts was one of the featured composers at Tate St Ives Visual Music Week (8-12 September, 2004). Seven of his pieces were performed.

  • 1 Jul 2004

    Anthony Gilbert's 70th Birthday Retrospective

    Anthony Gilbert's 70th birthday was celebrated by a two-part concert held at the Purcell Room, London on Monday July 12, 2004.

  • 1 May 2004

    Thomas Simaku - Winner of the 2004 Serocki International Prize

    The jury meetings of the 2004 Kazimierz Serocki International Composer's Competition took place from 14th to 16th May 2004 in Radziejowice Palace near Warsaw. After the examination of 98 compositions submitted from all over the world, the jury, chaired by the distinguished Polish composer Zygmunt Krauze, gave the First Prize of the Polish Society for Contemporary Music to Thomas Simaku for his composition Plenilunio II per Orchestra d'Archi.

  • 1 May 2004

    Sadie Harrison - world premieres

    The premiere and television broadcast of Harrison's violin concerto, An Unexpected Light, was given by the soloist Rusne Mataityte with the St. Christopherus Chamber Orchestra under Donatus Katkus in Vilnius in February 2004.

  • 1 Mar 2004

    Four new composers for UYMP

    Introducing Ambrose Field, Jeremy Dale Roberts, Laurence Roman and John Stringer.

  • 1 Mar 2004

    First performance of Matthew Roddie's 'Cubed'

    The first performance of Matthew Roddie's piano trio, Cubed, commissioned by the Northern Aldborough Festival, will take place in Aldborough Church on 29 June 2004.

  • 1 Mar 2004

    2006 Centenary of Elisabeth Lutyens' Birth

    UYMP welcomes the inclusion of Lutyens' music in upcoming programmes, and anyone planning to perform her work as part of a centenary celebration of her life in 2006, is encouraged to contact UYMP to make timely arrangements.

  • 1 Mar 2004

    Recent works by Nigel Osborne

    Some recent works by Nigel Osborne include:

  • 1 Mar 2004

    Jo Kondo - Celebrations in Tokyo and New York

    In the coming year, two concerts devoted to the work of Kondo will take place: New York 20 March and Tokyo 7 October.