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Aurora at the Southbank Centre

Aurora Ambassadors scheme

16th January 2017

Our brand new Aurora Ambassadors scheme allows you to share what you love about Aurora with £5 tickets to our Southbank Centre concerts for you and your friends.

Aurora Principal Players performing on BBC Radio 3

BBC Radio 3 broadcast

5th January 2017

Schoenberg's 'Verklaerte Nacht' live on BBC Radio 3 as part of a week of programming devoted to Arnold Schoenberg and his circle in Vienna.

Sébastien van Kuijk, Aurora Principal Cello

January news

4th January 2017

January news including a live BBC Radio 3 broadcast, concerts from Kings Place and Southbank Centre, and news of a new ambassadors scheme.

Set for shooting of Aurora Website

New website launched

12th December 2016

We've launched a brand-new website. Take a look around and let us know what you think...

PRS for Music Foundation logo

PRSF ‘Resonate’ Award

27th November 2016

PRS Foundation, the UK’s leading funder of new music and talent development across all musical genres, has awarded a grant to Aurora through its Resonate initiative.

Mozart Piano Concerto

Mozart’s Piano Year Two

10th November 2016

As Mozart's Piano reaches its second year, Simon Heighes takes a tour through the five piano concertos of Mozart's coming-of-age in Vienna.

Thom Gould, ex-leader of Aurora

Fond farewells; new beginnings

2nd November 2016

After almost twelve years with Aurora, Thomas Gould will step down as Leader after Christmas to expand his play/directing work as Leader of Britten Sinfonia.

Torun and Sebastian, cellists

Principal cellists announced

30th October 2016

We are thrilled to announce that following a two-year international search Aurora has appointed two new Principal Cellists: Torun Sæter Stavseng and Sébastien Van Kuijk.

Leader vacancy

26th September 2016

Aurora Orchestra is seeking to recruit a Leader to join the group of sixteen freelance musicians who make up the orchestra’s core team of Principal Players.

Aurora welcomes new staff

23rd September 2016

As the summer comes to a close, We are delighted to welcome two new members of staff to our close-knit team working out of Kings Place.