News and reviews

Chair search

8th June 2019

Since its launch in 2005, Aurora Orchestra has established itself amongst the most creative and engaging forces in classical music. We are seeking a dynamic and inspiring new Chair of Trustees to lead our board as we continue to build on a trajectory of artistic and organisational growth: further developing our flourishing London residencies at… Read more »

Pythagoras & the Music of the Spheres

28th May 2019

What was the 'music of the spheres' that captivated ancient Greek philosophers? We trace its origins and influence through the centuries ahead of this week's UK tour of our latest Orchestral Theatre production.

New international appointment for Nicholas Collon

2nd May 2019

Exciting news this morning from Finland! Our Founder and Principal Conductor, Nicholas Collon, takes up an additional role as the new Chief Conductor of the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra.

Aurora at the BBC Proms

17th April 2019

For this year’s BBC Proms, we bring to life the fantastical world of Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique, performing the piece from memory in our largest Orchestral Theatre production to date.

Development Officer – Job Opportunity

14th March 2019

Join the Aurora team! We’re looking for a Development Officer to play a pivotal role at our creative arts organisation. Applications close 9am, Monday 8 April.

Singapore Visit

10th March 2019

We’re making our first visit to Singapore this week, working with students from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music.

At last – a deal with Brussels!

1st March 2019

We've been invited by the Klarafestival and the legendary BOZAR concert hall to make our Brussels debut on 29 March, the scheduled date of Brexit.

Songs from the Road

1st February 2019

A snapshot of our latest Orchestral Theatre journey, Songs from the Road, where we explored stories of migration across centuries and continents.

New Leader announcement

11th January 2019

After a two-year long international search, we’re excited to announce that we have appointed Maia Cabeza as our new Leader.

Nico Muhly in Residence

23rd November 2018

We're welcoming musical chameleon Nico Muhly for a three-part residency as both composer and performer with Aurora. Expect two world premieres, a New Year's Eve party, and an Orchestral Theatre concert.