Co-founded by Aurora’s Principal Viola Max Baillie, the ingenious ZRI have reimagined works by Brahms, Schubert, Mahler and Mozart to include clarinet, santouri (cymbalom) and accordion as well as traditional folk melodies.
A versatile singer, pianist, songwriter and arranger, Sam Swallow has been a favourite Aurora collaborator since a barnstorming first appearance with the orchestra in 2011.
Staged in the incomparable surroundings of King’s College Chapel, Cambridge, this concert as part of the Cambridge Summer Music Festival features Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6.
Aurora visits Winchester for the first time, joining the Waynflete Singers and a team of outstanding young soloists for a concert featuring Britten’s Saint Nicolas and a new commission from David Matthews.
Samuel West narrator Nicholas Collon conductor Aldeburgh Voices Jubilee Opera As part of the 2012 Aldeburgh Festival, Aurora presents a world-first: performances of Britten’s complete existing documentary film scores with the original films. The films – with subjects ranging from postage stamps to pacifism, the abolition of the slave trade to the electrification of the London-Portsmouth railway… Read more »
Brahms Clarinet Trio in A Minor (trans. for viola by Maxim Rysanov) Brahms Scherzo from the ‘FAE’ Sonata (performed with viola and piano) Brahms Serenade No. 1 in D (chamber version) Maxim Rysanov viola Oliver Coates cello John Reid piano Principal Players of Aurora Orchestra Nicholas Collon conductor Brahms: unwrapped; re-conceived; distilled. Firmly established as one of the world’s leading viola players, Maxim… Read more »
World-class soloists Anthony Marwood and Christoph Richter join Aurora for Brahms’ magnificent Double Concerto, a work of extraordinary warmth and character.
Internationally-renowned soprano Rosemary Joshua joins Aurora under Principal Conductor Nicholas Collon for a rare London concert appearance.
Edmund de Waal joins Aurora for the launch of a uniquely intimate series in which audience rubs shoulders with performers on and around the stage.
Loré Lixenberg soprano Nicholas Collon conductor Aurora performs winning and highly commended entries from this year’s Proms Inspire Young Composers’ Competition.