Past events

Debussy & the Snow Elephant

19 February 2017 – 10 February 2017

  • Sat 11 February 2017, 10.30AM – {Venue, Name of City}
  • Fri 10 February 2017, 12.30PM – {Venue, Name of City}
  • Sun 12 February 2017, 10.30AM – {Venue, Name of City}
  • Tue 14 February 2017, 10.30AM – {Venue, Name of City}
  • Thu 16 February 2017, 10.30AM – {Venue, Name of City}
  • Sat 18 February 2017, 10.30AM – {Venue, Name of City}
  • Sun 19 February 2017, 10.00AM – {Venue, Name of City}

Kings Place & Southbank Centre

Aurora Orchestra’s much-loved family concerts continue with a magical journey through a wintery world in the company of Jimbo, the shy snow elephant.

The Gruffalo/Room on the Broom

Mon 13 February 2017

1.30pm, Royal Festival Hall

Escape into much-loved children’s classics, with added whimsical orchestral music.


Sat 4 February 2017

4.00pm, Royal Festival Hall

Aurora teams up again with the acclaimed artist and bestselling author Edmund de Waal for an event exploring Strauss’ Metamorphosen.

Late–Night: Alban Gerhardt

Sat 7 January 2017

9.45pm, Hall One, Kings Place

Join Alban Gerhardt for a late-night ascent of the 'Everest' of the cello repertoire: Kodály's monumental Sonata in B minor for solo cello.


Sat 7 January 2017

7.30pm, Hall One, Kings Place

Alban Gerhardt joins us to open the year-long Cello Unwrapped series at Kings Place, with music by Vivaldi, Ravel, Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky and Britten.

The Lock-In: The Willow Baby

Fri 16 December 2016

9.45pm, Hall Two, Kings Place

Enter a magical-realist world of folk tales, music and visuals in a late-night event devised by Aurora's Principal Viola, Max Baillie.

Mozart’s Piano: L’enfance

Fri 16 December 2016

7.30pm, Hall One, Kings Place

Two former BBC Young Musicians of the Year join us for a pre-Christmas concert featuring music by Saint-Saëns, Ravel, Fauré and Mozart.

Frank O’Hara: In the Heart of Noise

Wed 9 November 2016

7.30pm, Hall One, Kings Place

Poet in the City, in collaboration with Aurora Orchestra, present a special evening of poetry, music and art in celebration of Frank O’Hara, 50 years since his death.


Wed 26 October 2016

7.30pm, Sociedad Filarmónica de Bilabo

Aurora makes its Spanish debut at the Sociedad Filarmónica de Bilbao, with a programme including Mozart and Beethoven.

Kreutzer vs Kreutzer

9 October 2016 – 2 October 2016

  • Sun 2 October 2016, 7.00PM – {Venue, Name of City}
  • Mon 3 October 2016, 7.30PM – {Venue, Name of City}
  • Sun 9 October 2016, 4.00PM – {Venue, Name of City}

London, Bristol, Mold

Can music drive a man to murder?