News and reviews

Development Officer – Job Opportunity

14th March 2019

Join the Aurora team! We’re looking for a Development Officer to play a pivotal role at our creative arts organisation. Applications close 9am, Monday 8 April.

Singapore Visit

10th March 2019

We’re making our first visit to Singapore this week, working with students from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music.

At last – a deal with Brussels!

1st March 2019

We've been invited by the Klarafestival and the legendary BOZAR concert hall to make our Brussels debut on 29 March, the scheduled date of Brexit.

Songs from the Road

1st February 2019

A snapshot of our latest Orchestral Theatre journey, Songs from the Road, where we explored stories of migration across centuries and continents.

New Leader announcement

11th January 2019

After a two-year long international search, we’re excited to announce that we have appointed Maia Cabeza as our new Leader.

Nico Muhly in Residence

23rd November 2018

We're welcoming musical chameleon Nico Muhly for a three-part residency as both composer and performer with Aurora. Expect two world premieres, a New Year's Eve party, and an Orchestral Theatre concert.

Our Collected Stories, 2018/19 London Season

11th September 2018

We’re very excited to share our recently published book Aurora Orchestra: Collected Stories – a colourful collection of short stories inspired by our 2018/19 London season.

John Harte receives Classical Next Innovation Award from Neil Wallace at De Doelen, Rotterdam

Aurora wins Classical:NEXT Innovation Award

19th May 2018

We’re thrilled to announce that Aurora has been announced as one of three winners of the 2018 Classical:NEXT Innovation Award.

Ligeti’s Imaginative World

4th May 2018

For our next Orchestral Theatre concert, we teamed up with animator/illustrator Ola Szmida to bring Ligeti's striking scores to life for Ligeti Concertos, 13 May at Southbank Centre.

Inside Shostakovich at the BBC Proms

19th April 2018

We bring our thrilling memorised performance approach to a twentieth-century symphony for the first time.