• 1 May 2007

    Kondo at 60

    UYMP is delighted to celebrate Jo Kondo's 60th Birthday this year. Kondo has had a profound influence on music of our time, his work consistently refusing to be labelled as modernist, minimalist, Japanese or western. 

  • 1 Feb 2007

    Thomas Simaku success in Dublin

    Thomas Simaku has just returned from Dublin where attended a performance of his chamber piece 'Réflexions de la Croix I'. The performance, by the Concorde Ensemble, was held at the Gallery of Modern Arts, Dublin, and was very well received by ensemble and audience alike. The concert will be broadcast on Irish national radio.

  • 1 Feb 2007

    Aberdeen appoints Paul Mealor

    UYMP is delighted to announce that their youngest composer, Paul Mealor, has just been appointed Senior Lecturer in Music by the University of Aberdeen. 

  • 1 Feb 2007

    Tinoco works on poems by 'Alexander Search'

    Luís Tinoco is working flat out on a new commission for the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra to be premiered at the Estoril Festival in Lisbon, Portugal, on 2nd July 2007.

  • 1 Jan 2007

    David Lumsdaine's complete works for piano

    David Lumsdaine's music for solo piano music combines a joyous celebration of sound, including echoes of the Australian landscape, with an intense engagement with the avant garde.

  • 1 Nov 2006

    'Lines of Life' in USA

    Jeremy Dale Roberts has just returned from Iowa, USA, where he attended several performances of his large ensemble work 'Lines of Life - Voices / Kinderscenen'.

  • 1 Oct 2006

    'Honourable Mention' for Simaku

    Thomas Simaku has won an Honourable Mention at the 2006 International Competition of Musical Personalities, organised by the Alexander Tansman Association for the Promotion of Culture under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture of Poland.

  • 1 May 2006

    On Track

    This summer, UYMP will take an historic step by launching On Track, its first volume of educational pieces. The book will feature 13 new pieces for ensembles of GCSE students, specially commissioned from English, Scottish, Welsh, Japanese, Australian and Portuguese composers who are represented by UYMP.

  • 1 May 2006

    UYMP welcomes Paul Mealor

    UYMP is delighted to welcome Paul Mealor to its ranks of composers. The press have described him as 'a real and original talent', writing music of 'throbbing intensity' that is 'powerful and deeply moving'.

  • 1 May 2006

    Tinoco Spins Fantastic Tales with Terry Jones

    In March, Luís Tinoco enjoyed huge success with his Contos Fantásticos (Fantastic Tales), commissioned by the Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa and performed by them in the Teatro San Luiz in Lisbon.

  • 1 May 2006

    Anthony Gilbert's People Pieces

    On Track isn't the only volume of educational music that UYMP is releasing this Summer. Anthony Gilbert's impressive set of People Pieces contains an accessible, fun and stimulating array of 10 pieces in different characters designed for beginner and intermediate piano students.

  • 1 May 2006

    NMC to Release CDs of Lutyens and Sadie Harrison

    NMC Records are set to release two new discs of music by UYMP composers over the coming 12 months.