The Opera Hour – series 4/episode 22

Opera singer Richard Scott explores opera through the prism of various themes. Today: The Aviary. Richard talks to the emerging LSO Soundhub composer Maxim Boon about his new ballet, Flock, inspired by the complex murmurations of flocks of starlings; and we’ll also be exploring other extraordinary works which feature the feathered and the flocking by Messiaen, Mozart, Stravinsky and Henze.

Originally broadcast on 26th June 2014