Frischknecht, born 1939 in St. Gall, is nowadays an eminence in contemporary Swiss classical music. After piano studies in Switzerland he studied composition in Berlin and under Messiaën in Paris. His works include nearly every genre and have been performed worldwide. This CD comprises six choral works spanning the past 25 years and are Frischknecht's musical manifesto for more freedom.
H. E. Frischknecht: So benötigt der Friede dich
Johannes Günther, cond.