News and reviews

Aurora go touring!

Aurora announces three regional residencies

12th March 2014

Aurora Orchestra strengthens its UK regional touring programme by announcing residency agreements with three leading venues.

Aurora players on a road trip

Aurora signs to Warner Classics

27th February 2014

Aurora Orchestra and Warner Classics announce a new recording contract which will see the orchestra record three albums for international release on the label.

Max Baillie

KlezMahler Bristol

18th February 2014

What happens when you combine Aurora with a group hailed by Songlines as ‘Britain’s best Klezmer and Balkan music band’?

Aurora in a recording session

Warner Classics Recording Sessions

22nd January 2014

Hot on the heels of Aurora's Road Trip performance, the orchestra went straight to the studio for three days of recording sessions.

Little Giants

World’s first 3D-printed orchestra

16th November 2013

Check out thecreate the world's first 3D-printed miniature orchestra, created by our friends at Levavo.

Aurora's viewmaster brochure

2014 season launched

14th November 2013

A kaleidoscope of great music, inspiring collaborations and richly eclectic programming, Aurora’s 2014 calendar is a concert season like no other.

Aurora Road Trip

Road Trip

11th November 2013

Aurora Orchestra's 2014 season hits the road running! 2014 opens with a Road Trip across America in the sublime company of Aaron Copland, Charles Ives, and John Adams.

Andrew Staples, tenor

New Moves: Earth Song

24th October 2013

Internationally acclaimed tenor, Andrew Staples, joins Aurora Orchestra in the music of Mahler for the next instalment of the New Moves series.

Erik Bosgraaf

Songs without Words

30th September 2013

Virtuoso recorder player, Erik Bosgraaf, joins Aurora in the music of Bach, Berio and the world premiere of Anna Meredith's 'Origami Songs'.

Samuel West, actor

Britten Films

4th September 2013

Award-winning actor Samuel West joins the UK’s most dynamic orchestra for a rare performance of Britten’s complete surviving film scores, alongside the original documentary films for which they were composed.