News

  • 1 Mar 2005

    Hyllus World Première

    Thomas Simaku's new work for orchestra Hyllus has been selected by the International Jury for the ISCM - World Music Days / Zagreb Biennale 2005. The world première will be given by the Slovenian Radio-Television Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sian Edwards on 21 April at the Lisinski Concert Hall in Zagreb.

  • 1 Feb 2005

    UYMP Welcomes Luís Tinoco

    UYMP are delighted to announce that the extremely talented Portuguese composer Luís Tinoco has been signed to our catalogue from the beginning of 2005.

  • 1 Feb 2005

    UCTV Premiere for Stars

    Anthony Gilbert's Stars (after M.C. Escher) for recorder and guitar will be given its US premiere on UCTV. UCTV will be broadcasting one-hour selections from the "New Dimensions in Classical Guitar" beginning on February 14th (first prime time airing in California will be on February 19 at 8pm Pacific Time).

  • 1 Feb 2005

    Sadie Harrison wins Grieg Memorial Competition

    UYMP is delighted to announce that Sadie Harrison has won the 9th International Edvard Grieg Memorial Competition for Composers 2005. The winning work 'with what do winter's summers sing?' for female voice and piano will receive three performances this year.

  • 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.