Coventry (England, UK), 1943

Brian Ferneyhough is widely recognized as one of today’s foremost living composers and is considered to be the central figure of the New Complexity movement. He studied music in England and Amsterdam, and has taught in Europe and the United States of America. Since the mid-1970s, when he first gained widespread international recognition, his music has earned him an enviable reputation as one of the most influential creative personalities and significant musical thinkers on the contemporary scene.