News

  • 1 Feb 2006

    Thomas Simaku - Premières in York, Stuttgart and Miami

    Details of upcoming performances of the work of Thomas Simaku:

  • 1 Jul 2005

    Anne Boyd awarded for distinguished services to Australian music

    Anne Boyd (b.1946) was the first woman and the first Australian to be appointed Professor of Music at the University of Sydney, where her research focused on the influence of landscape and of Asian music on Australian composers.

  • 1 Jul 2005

    Australian premiere of Sadie Harrison's The Light Trilogy

    Ensemble Aark, one of Australia's leading chamber ensembles, will be giving the Australian premiere of Sadie Harrison's acclaimed trilogy The Light Garden on 11 November 2005.

  • 1 Jun 2005

    New CD of Jeremy Dale Roberts released on Lorelt Records

    UYMP are pleased to announce the release of a new recording of chamber music by Jeremy Dale Roberts. 

  • 1 May 2005

    Welcome to Hilda Paredes

    Paredes has carved out a distinctive reputation on both sides of the Atlantic as a composer of great vision and individuality. She successfully combines an extensive palette of diverse influences, from her Mexican cultural heritage to modernist European composers such as Ligeti, via Mozart, whose economy of means has had a profound effect on her for several decades.

  • 1 May 2005

    Simaku - Copenhagen Sinfonietta Première

    Thomas Simaku's work Réflexions de la Croix III was given its world première by Peter Sheppard Skaerved and the Athelas Sinfonietta, conducted by Franz Rasmussen, on 30 April 2005 at Den Sorte Diamant Hall in Copenhagen. 

  • 1 Mar 2005

    Philip Venables appointed as Promotions Manager

    UYMP are please to announce the appointment of Philip Venables as their new Promotions Manager. He is based in London and will work to raise the profile of the varied UYMP Catalogue and Composers in London, the U.K. and Europe.

  • 1 Mar 2005

    International Success for York Composer

    Thomas Simaku visited Switzerland for the performance of his String Quartet No 2 at the ISCM - World New Music Days Festival, which took place from 3rd to 12th November 2004. The Arditti Quartet, the world's leading ensemble of contemporary music, performed his piece on 10th November, with great success.

  • 1 Mar 2005

    Simaku awarded second prize in Lutoslawski Award 2004

    Thomas Simaku has been awarded the second prize of the prestigious Lutoslawski Award 2004. His piece 'Voci Celesti per Quartetto d'Archi' was selected from works submitted by 157 candidates from all over the world.

  • 1 Mar 2005

    Sadie Harrison work reaches finals

    Sadie Harrison's new work 'and who now will wake the dead' has reached the finals of the prestigious 'Concours International du Festival Pablo Casals de Prades'.

  • 1 Mar 2005

    Jo Kondo mini-festival

    The music of Jo Kondo will be celebrated in a 'mini-festival' performed by the University of Toronto Percussion Ensemble/director Robin Engelman on Sunday 3 April 2005.

  • 1 Mar 2005

    On Beholding a Rainbow

    This week, NMC Records released a major new recording of orchestral works by Anthony Gilbert. It features his violin concerto, On Beholding a Rainbow, a truly powerful masterpiece, performed by Anthony Marwood and the RNCM Symphony Orchestra under Garry Walker.