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On demand: Knussen's Flourish with Fireworks

Bergen Philharmonic OrchestraRecorded at Grieg Hall (Grieghallen), Bergen, Norway

British composer Oliver Knussen wrote Flourish with Fireworks to celebrate his friend Michael Tilson Thomas’ first season as principal conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra. It is also a homage to Stravinsky, a composer that both Knussen and Thomas loved.

Watch this piece in the rendition by the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra led by Edward Gardner.

Filmed in October 2015.

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