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.
What to do when you get an attack of the hiccoughs just before you have to perform the national anthem to an audience of thousands at a baseball game?
Seven-year-old Ethan Hall was picked to perform the Australian National Anthem ahead of a game between The Adelaide Bite and the Brisbane Bandits.
Only a couple of notes in, he gets attack of hiccoughs.
But he’s not going to let a little thing like involuntary diaphragm spasms get in the way of his big moment.
Watch the whole thing:
Ethan, you’re an inspiration to us all