He's one of classical music’s most important composers - and on the eve of his 80th birthday, we got to ask him what he thinks about the state of classical music in 2016.
Have you ever been so tired you’ve fallen asleep in the middle of a symphony orchestra?
Sure, we’ve all felt a little bit tired at work. But when your job is playing the French horn in a massive symphony orchestra, chances are you’re not going to fall asleep. Or are you?
This 2009 video of a performance of Rimsky-Korsakov's 'Capriccio Espagnol' might surprise you...
And check out 0:50 for a super-fast reaction save from colleague on the right.