Christian Henking receives Swiss music prize
The Swiss canton of Bern has awarded its music prizes for 2016. Composer Christian Henking is one of the four winners. The others are violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja, singer Andreas Schaerer and the Solo-Projekt Strotter Inst. of Christoph Hess.
The winners are praised for their excellent musical creativity. They each will receive an amount of 15000 Swiss francs.