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Excellent review for 2 of Sadie Harrison’s Afghanistan-inspired CDs in EUROPADISC CLASSICAL

We are delighted to read a timely Europadisc review of two of Sadie’s Afghanistan-inspired CDs - The Rosegarden of Light (Toccata Classics) and The Light Garden (Metier/Divine Art). Sadie has had a 20 year relationship with the music and musicians of Afghanistan and over this time has written 15 works for various ensembles and solo performers celebrating her love of the ancient and contemporary cultures of the country.

Lutyens at the BBC Proms 2021

UYMP is delighted that the BBC Concert Orchestra, conducted by Bramwell Tovey, will be including Elisabeth Lutyens’ music for the horror film ‘The Skull’ in its Prom programme on 2nd September, alongside works by Vaughan Williams, Carwithen and Malcolm Arnold (arr. C. Palmer).  The concert of 20th century British film music will take place at the Royal Albert Hall at 7.30pm.     

Thomas Simaku’s album reviewed by French magazine Classica

Thomas Simaku’s new album ‘con-ri-sonanza’, released in November 2020 by the Swedish label BIS records, has won international acclaim. Excellent reviews have been published by some of the most prestigious music magazines; the two most recent have been published in the UK and France. Following the review in the Cambridge University Press magazine Tempo in July 2021, another review has been published in the ‘Discs of the month’ column of the July-August 2021 issue of the Paris-based Classica magazine. 

Thomas Simaku ‘con-ri-sonanza’ UK Premiere

Thomas Simaku’s work con-ri-sonanza for piano & strings will receive its UK premiere at the 2021 North York Moors Festival on 14th August.

The piece will be performed by internationally renowned artists Daniel Lebhardt (piano), Benjamin Baker and Sasha Raikhlina (violins), Bryony Gibson-Cornish (viola), and Claude Frochaux (cello) at Welburn Manor in North Yorkshire.

Thomas Simaku - 'con-ri-sonanza' (2019)

2021
September
28 September 2021

Jake Arditti Countertenor and the Arditti String Quartet

Time
7:30 PM
Location
Hans Huber Saal, Stadtcasinos Basel Switzerland
Featuring
Hilda Paredes

Canciones lunáticas

Hilda Paredes

October
2 October 2021

Gemini Ensemble, with Ian Mitchell and Caroline Balding

Premiere of Morag Galloway's piece It’s Getting Hot in Here for clarinet, piano, violin and cello, commissioned by Late Music York

Time
7:00 PM
Location

Late Music York, Unitarian Chapel, St. Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NQ

Featuring
Sadie Harrison

Fire in Song

Sadie Harrison

Morag Galloway

It's Getting Hot In Here

Morag Galloway

2 October 2021

Alistair Donaghue (baritone) and Polly Sharpe (piano) at Late Music York

Time
1:00 PM
Location
St Savioursgate Unitarian Chapel, 31 St Savioursgate, York YO1 8NQ
Featuring
3 October 2021

Arditti Quartet

Time
7:00 PM
Location
Cracow ICE Krakow Congress Centre
Featuring
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