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Heinz Holliger Basel

Heinz Holliger is among the most versatile and most extraordinary musical personalities of our time.

After taking first prizes in the international competitions in Geneva and Munich, Mr.Holliger began an incomparable international career that has taken him to the great musical centres on five continents. Exploring both composition and performance, he has extended the technical possibilities of his instrument while deeply committing himself to contemporary music.  Some of the most important composers of the present day have dedicated works to Mr. Holliger, who also advocates certain lesser-known works and composers.

As a conductor, Heinz Holliger has worked for many years together with leading orchestras and ensembles worldwide.

In high demand as a composer, Heinz Holliger’s works are published exclusively by Schott Music International. His opera on Robert Walser’s “Schneewittchen” at the Zürich Opera House received great international attention.

Heinz Holligers recordings as an oboist, conductor, and composer are available on Teldec, Philips and ECM.