News and reviews

Principal Trumpet vacancy

11th August 2022

We're recruiting for a Principal Trumpet to join our core group of Principal Players. Application deadline Friday 30 September 2022.

Aurora Orchestra opens a Magical Toy Box of musical resources for schools

14th July 2022

Aurora today announces the launch of its new music programme for Early Years, Key Stage 1 and SEND settings. Building on over a decade of developing high-quality cross-art form performances for young children, Aurora Orchestra Learning provides teachers with the resources and support they need to deliver inspiring music education in the classroom. The initial… Read more »

Finance Manager job announcement

24th June 2022

Aurora Orchestra is recruiting for an experienced Finance Manager to oversee the orchestra’s organisational finances and play a wider supporting role as part of the orchestra’s management team. Since its creation in 2005 Aurora has established itself amongst the world’s leading chamber orchestras, with a distinctive and vibrant brand built on a marriage of quality and… Read more »

Marketing Manager job announcement

23rd June 2022

Aurora Orchestra is recruiting for a Marketing Manager to oversee our communications with local, national and international audiences.  Since its creation in 2005 Aurora has established itself amongst the world’s leading chamber orchestras, with a distinctive and vibrant brand built on a marriage of quality and creativity.  As we expand our live and digital programmes… Read more »

Valeriy Sokolov in conversation with Nicholas Collon

20th May 2022

Next month, Aurora will be joined by renowned Ukrainian violinist Valeriy Sokolov for a series of special performances of Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto, programmed alongside the ensemble’s latest memorised symphony: Shostakovich’s Ninth. Aurora’s Principal Conductor Nicholas Collon sat down with Valeriy during preparations for the tour to talk about performing the Tchaikovsky, how the collaboration came… Read more »

Aurora Orchestra to join Southbank Centre Resident Orchestras

5th April 2022

Aurora announces it will join Southbank Centre’s world-class roster of Resident Orchestras from autumn 2022, as part of the first changes to the latter group for 30 years Aurora will also renew its 15-year partnership with Kings Place as Resident Ensemble    Aurora Orchestra this week announces it will become Resident Orchestra at London’s Southbank Centre from September 2022.… Read more »

Learning Resources Director job

21st January 2022

As part of a major expansion of its digital programme for schools, Aurora Orchestra is creating a new Learning Resources Director role within its management team. Aurora has recently developed an innovative and flexible suite of online learning resources aimed at helping teachers embed music in the classroom within EYFS, KS1 and SEND settings. Closely aligned… Read more »

Get inside Beethoven at Printworks London

28th October 2021

Read more about our pioneering immersive performance at Printworks London and the cutting-edge technology we’re using to make it possible.

Aurora at the 2021 BBC Proms

17th August 2021

A round-up of the glowing reviews and audience comments following Aurora's appearance at the 2021 BBC Proms.

Aurora at the BBC Proms

27th May 2021

We’re delighted to announce that Aurora will be appearing as part of this summer’s BBC Proms season, full details of which have been unveiled this morning. Aurora’s memorised performances have become an annual fixture at the Proms in recent years, with ‘by heart’ presentations of symphonies by Mozart, Beethoven, Shostakovich and Berlioz. This year we’ll… Read more »