Harrison Birtwistle holding a fork.

Harrison Birtwistle holding a fork.

Arvo Pärt holding a banana up to his ear.

Arvo Pärt holding a banana up to his ear.

Stephen Sondheim having a laugh with Milton Babbitt.

Stephen Sondheim having a laugh with Milton Babbitt.

Olivier Messiaen looking into Iannis Xenakis’ pocket.

Olivier Messiaen looking into Iannis Xenakis’ pocket.

John Cage holding hands with Lou Harrison.

John Cage holding hands with Lou Harrison.

Paul Hindemith and Darius Milhaud in one of those carnival-stick-your-head-in-and-take-a-picture thingys.

Paul Hindemith and Darius Milhaud in one of those carnival-stick-your-head-in-and-take-a-picture thingys.

Leonard Bernstein smoking a cigarette while hugging a child. 
(Conductor Yaniv Segal)

Leonard Bernstein smoking a cigarette while hugging a child. 

(Conductor Yaniv Segal)

Kaija Saariaho having wine with a friend.

Kaija Saariaho having wine with a friend.

Ralph Vaughan Williams having a sad picnic with his wife.

Ralph Vaughan Williams having a sad picnic with his wife.

Nico Muhly seasoning meat.

Nico Muhly seasoning meat.