What’s on

Festival de Pollença

Mon 20 August 2018

10.00pm, Santo Domingo Convent, Mallorca

We debut at the Festival de Pollença with Beethoven’s fifth symphony performed from memory.

Concertgebouw Amsterdam

Mon 27 August 2018

8.00pm, Amsterdam, Netherlands

We return to the Concertgebouw with a programme including Beethoven’s fifth symphony performed from memory.

Kölner Philharmonie

Sun 9 September 2018

4.00pm, Cologne, Germany

We return to the Kölner Philharmonie with a programme pairing two early romantic masterpieces: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and Beethoven’s fifth symphony.

Wigmore Hall Chamber Concert

Sat 15 September 2018

7.30pm, Wigmore Hall

Joseph Middleton is joined by renowned singers Mary Bevan and Henk Neven in the opening concert of his series at Wigmore Hall with a programme of French music.

Smoke and Mirrors

Sun 16 September 2018

4.00pm, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre

An Orchestral Theatre production of ghost stories and orchestral music, awakening the spirits of Mary Shelley's 'Frankenstein' and Beethoven's Fifth Symphony.

In conversation: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet

Sat 13 October 2018

6.00pm, St. Pancras Room, Kings Place

Pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet discusses his career and relationship to Mozart’s music with Aurora Chief Executive John Harte.

The Kaleidoscope

Sat 13 October 2018

7.00pm, Hall One, Kings Place

Aurora explores musical extraordinaires from the 18th century to the modern day with celebrated pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet.

The Lock-In: Beethoven and the Dinosaurs

Sat 13 October 2018

9.15pm, Hall Two, Kings Place

Soar with a pterodactyl, dance with a stegosaurus and rediscover your inner child.

Bach and the Noisy Night-Time

Sat 20 October 2018 – Sun 28 October 2018

  • Sat 20 October 2018, 10.00AM – {Venue, Name of City}
  • Sun 21 October 2018, 10.00AM – {Venue, Name of City}
  • Sat 27 October 2018, 10.00AM – {Venue, Name of City}
  • Sun 28 October 2018, 10.00AM – {Venue, Name of City}

Kings Place

It’s well past bedtime but nobody can sleep. The rain is too splashy, the sheep are too jumpy and the stars are far, far too twinkly. What are we to do?

In Conversation: Nico Muhly with Tom Service

Fri 23 November 2018

7.00pm, St. Pancras Room, Kings Place

Nico Muhly talks to Radio 3’s Tom Service about his works, inspirations, and new music today.

Old Bones

Fri 23 November 2018

7.30pm, Hall One, Kings Place

Curated with Nico Muhly and Iestyn Davies, this programme stops the clocks and delves into ancient notions of time, as explored by Dowland, Debussy, Satie and Adès.

A Viennese New Year

Mon 31 December 2018

6.00pm, Hall One, Kings Place

Aurora brings the year to a close in style with a New Year’s Eve programme in the company of world-class pianist Imogen Cooper.

The Lock-In: NYE Party

Mon 31 December 2018

9.00pm, Hall Two, Kings Place

Ring in the new year with an adventurous night packed with food and drink, performances, activities, and special guests curated by Aurora Principal Players.

Songs from the Road

Sun 20 January 2019

4.00pm, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre

The wayfarer, the migrant, the refugee: we embark on a journey through time and space in the company of those that walk the face of the earth.

Life Cycle

Sat 2 February 2019

7.00pm, Hall One, Kings Place

This programme explores the different guises of transformation in the music of Anna Meredith, Emily Hall, and Mozart.

The Lock-In: Surround

Sat 2 February 2019

9.15pm, Hall Two, Kings Place

In this late-night Lock-In, Aurora shines the spotlight on the vibrant, bold, and original music of Anna Meredith.

Dark with Excessive Bright

Fri 5 April 2019

7.00pm, Hall One, Kings Place

One of the most distinctive and exciting voices of new music today, the concert features the music of composer Missy Mazzoli with her Double Bass concerto.

Music of the Spheres

Wed 5 June 2019

7.30pm, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre

We explore celestial sounds and the cosmic order in an eclectic programme enriched by choreography and illustration.

Aurora with Angela Hewitt

Sat 14 December 2019

7.00pm, Hall One, Kings Place

Aurora pairs Farrenc’s overlooked third symphony with Mozart’s exuberant Piano Concerto No. 22 performed by Angela Hewitt.