RECENT: Defining Our Field - what is 'classical music' to us, why are we involved and what can we learn from our differences? Read John Dante Prevedini's essay, watch the panel discussion and make your own comments.
RECENT: Find out about composers from unusual places, including Gerard Schurmann, Giya Kancheli, Nazib Zhiganov and Nodar Gabunia, about singing in cars, and meet Jim Hutton from the RLPO and some of our regular contributors in this eighty-minute February 2021 video.
Austrian composer H K Gruber was born in Vienna on 3 January 1943, singing in the famous Boys' Choir and studying with Gottfried von Einem and Hanns Jelinek at the Hochschule für Musik. One of his most known works, Frankenstein!!, exhibits the surreal tonality for which his recent music has come to be known.