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.
The outstanding oboist and composer Heinz Holliger was born in Switzerland on 21 May 1939. As a soloist, several distinctive composers such as Berio and Henze wrote works for him. His own music has always been forward-looking, such as Pneuma for 34 winds, organ, percussion, and radios.