A great composer would have been 80 todaymain
Where are the media commemorations for Alfred Schnittke, who was born on November 24, 1934 and died in Hamburg 16 years ago? Where are the new recordings?
The most inventive, disturbing and seditious Russian composer after Shostakovich, Schnittke has fallen into temporary desuetude. His time will come, again.
(c) Horst Tappe/Lebrecht Music&Arts
(c) Marion Kalter/Lebrecht Music&Arts