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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.

Max Baillie

Wayne McGregor: Random Dance

29th August 2013

Wayne McGregor | Random Dance, Leafcutter John, Max Baillie and members of Aurora Orchestra present: Random Works

Aurora at the Proms

BBC Proms: Zappa soloists announced

26th July 2013

Aurora announces soloists for Zappa's The Adventures of Greggery Peccary for BBC Proms performance.

St. Petersburg at night

From Russia with Love: Day 4

7th June 2013

Day 4 of our Russia Trip!

St. Petersburg at night

From Russia with Love: Days 2 & 3

6th June 2013

Days 2 & 3 of our Russia visit!

St. Petersburg at night

From Russia with Love: Day 1

4th June 2013

Less than a month after our return from Shanghai and we're on the road again, with Aurora's first visit to St Petersburg.