News

  • 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.

  • 1 Mar 2004

    'Light Garden' released

    Harrison's The Light Garden (Metier) was released to critical acclaim in 2003 and, according to Musical Pointers, is "a 'cross-over' offering of the highest quality, with no compromise for popular taste... This is without question one of my top recordings of the year, a ground-breaking release".

  • 1 Mar 2004

    New works by David Blake

    David Blake's most recent works are two song cycles on the same theme: settings of Chinese poems in his own English versions. The Lonely Wife is a theatre (or concert) piece for soprano, flute and percussion (all female performers), duration 16 minutes, and The Lonely Wife II is for mezzo and guitar, duration 8 minutes.

  • 1 Mar 2004

    Anthony Gilbert - World Premieres

    Anthony Gilbert's Rose Luisante penetrated straight to the heart of music's soul according to a Keith Potter of the Independent, describing the world premiere.

  • 1 Mar 2004

    Thomas Simaku - The Flight of the Eagle

    London Premiere by Ian Pace, 11th February 2004

  • 1 Sep 2003

    Sadie Harrison's Light Garden Trilogy

    To celebrate the latest portrait CD dedicated to Harrison's music on Metier, the Light Garden receives its first complete performance at Marylebone Parish Church on 30 September.

  • 1 Sep 2003

    BBC World Premiere for Vic Hoyland's Qibti

    The world premiere of Vic Hoyland's vibrant piece 'Qibti' was presented by the BBC Symphony Orchestra on 18 December 2003 at the Barbican Centre and was given excellent reviews.