News and reviews

Mozart Piano Concerto

Mozart’s Piano Year One

6th October 2015

Firmly established amongst the greatest achievements of his or any other composer’s musical output, Mozart’s piano concertos bear dazzling witness to his life-long love affair with the keyboard.

Ed Cooke, memory master

The Orchestral Theatre

5th October 2015

Electrifying performance, intimacy, playfulness, collaboration and surprise: Southbank Centre’s newest Associate Orchestra launches The Orchestral Theatre, a concert series like no other.

Aurora Road Trip

ECHO Klassik Award

24th August 2015

We’re thrilled that Aurora’s debut album for Warner Classics — Road Trip — has been announced as the winner of The ‘Klassik Ohne Grenzen’ Prize (Classical without Borders) as part of this year’s ECHO Klassik Awards.

Aurora at the Proms

Proms review round–up

4th August 2015

Well, that was quite a week…! Very warm thanks to everyone who came down to the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday (or tuned in to BBC Radio 3) to hear Aurora’s BBC Proms appearance...

A mind map on a stand

Be part of Aurora’s 2015/16 season

22nd July 2015

Volunteers needed. Wormhole navigator? Ventrical key-holder? Reflective kite-flyer? Gentle guide? All or None of the above?

Aurora launches 10th Anniversary London Season

14th July 2015

Aurora Orchestra marks its ten-year anniversary with the launch of its most vibrant and ambitious season to date.

Aurora Insomnia

Insomnia album launch

7th July 2015

Aurora will release its second album for Warner Classics – Insomnia – on Friday 31 July. Insomnia charts a journey through the darkness of a troubled night, in the company of Allan Clayton.

dancers at jitterbug

Jitterbug tour

13th May 2015

Next week, Aurora takes to the road with our friends from The Man Overboard Quintet as Jitterbug tours to St George’s Bristol, The Apex Bury St Edmunds, and Norfolk & Norwich Festival.

Aurora at the Proms

Aurora at the BBC Proms 2015

23rd April 2015

Aurora Orchestra will return to the BBC Proms on Sunday 2 August for its sixth consecutive appearance, playing Brett Dean's Pastoral Symphony and Beethoven's 6th Symphony.

Aurora Road Trip

Road Trip Reviews

17th February 2015

Following the release of Aurora’s debut album on Warner Classics, here’s a round-up of press reviews, with a 5* review from BBC Music Magazine.