News and reviews

Les Illuminations

Recent Projects Roundup

27th June 2016

Over the past month, Aurora has presented two major projects: Playing with Fire and Les Illuminations, including circus performers to open this year’s Aldeburgh Festival.

Caroline Harris and Ed Denham

Aurora welcomes new staff

3rd June 2016

We’ve been delighted to welcome two new members of staff here in the Aurora office over the past couple of weeks, Caroline Harris and Ed Denham.

RPS Music Awards Success

10th May 2016

Aurora Orchestra is delighted to announce that the Tri-borough Music Hub’s Seven Seeds project has been awarded an RPS Music Award, for work on the Seven Seeds project.

Paul Hamlyn Foundation grant

7th May 2016

Aurora Orchestra is delighted to announce that it has been awarded a special grant from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation in support of its flagship series at Southbank Centre.

Aurora at the Proms

BBC Proms 2016

27th April 2016

Aurora is delighted to be returning to the BBC Proms for its seventh consecutive appearance at the Royal Albert Hall, and will joined by one of the world’s leading oboists, François Leleux.

Mozart Piano Concerto

Mozart’s Piano Concerto Patrons

18th December 2015

Mozart’s Piano is Aurora’s greatest adventure to date: a project that plans to hear all 27 of Mozart’s piano concertos in five years.

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...