Past events

Storytelling with Bach: Goldberg Variations

Sat 19 October 2013

11.00am, Kings Place

Join Jessie Maryon Davies and principal players of Aurora Orchestra as they explore Bach's Goldberg Variations.

The Rest is Noise: Modern Masterpieces

Sat 5 October 2013

7.30pm, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre

Three classic scores that changed the face of modern music forever: Gesang der Jünglinge, Kontakte and Boulez's Le Marteau sans maître.

Watch this space!

Fri 4 October 2013

11.00am, Wigmore Hall

Join principal players of Aurora Orchestra for a musical journey to outer space!

Zeitgeist: Britten Films

Sun 29 September 2013

3.15pm, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre

Aurora presents a London premiere of Benjamin Britten’s complete documentary film scores, performed alongside the original films with narration from actor Samuel West.

Wayne McGregor | Random Dance

Sat 21 September 2013

8.00pm, Kings Place

Internationally-acclaimed choreographer Wayne McGregor CBE curates an evening of short dance pieces created by choreographers currently working closely with him.

Storytelling with Debussy

Sun 15 September 2013

9.30am, Kings Place

Spin with snowflakes, meet the girl with the flaxen hair and help send a wandering elephant to sleep...


Fri 13 September 2013

6.00pm, Kings Place

Opening this year's Kings Place Festival, this programme showcases the virtuosity of four of Aurora's principal players: Thom Gould, Timothy Orpen, Nicolas Fleury and John Reid.

Musikfest Bremen

Sun 1 September 2013

6.00pm, Johannes a Lasco Bibliothek Emden

Mahler (arr. Iain Farrington) Das Lied von der Erde Andrew Staples tenor Christianne Stotijn mezzo-soprano Nicholas Collon conductor Following its successful debut appearance at Musikfest Bremen in 2012, Aurora returns in 2013 with a performance of Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde. Composed between 1907-09, during a time of great personal tragedy, Mahler’s ‘Song of the Earth’ has… Read more »

BBC Proms 2013

Sat 13 July 2013

12.00am, Royal Albert Hall

Aurora makes its debut late-night appearance for the BBC Proms with a characteristically eclectic programme of American music, ranging from Nancarrow to Glass.


Sun 30 June 2013

7.30pm, St George's Hall, Deal, LSO St. Luke's

Charles Ives’ mysterious, beautiful Three Places in New England evokes the sound and soul of three landscapes from the composer’s homeland, here performed alongside a work by Jon Frank.