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 »
21st May 2021
We are seeking to strengthen and diversify Aurora Orchestra’s board with the appointment of new trustee-directors. Since its launch in 2005, Aurora has established itself amongst the most creative and engaging forces in classical music. Although the pandemic has posed huge challenges for our small organisation, it has also refined our sense of purpose and catalysed… Read more »
1st February 2021
We’re so delighted to share the news that Aurora has been awarded a grant from the Weston Culture Fund, in support of our digital creative learning programme.
14th October 2020
A roundup of the glowing reviews and audience feedback we received for our big night at the BBC Proms, performing Beethoven's joyous Symphony No. 7 from memory and a new commission by Richard Ayres.
13th October 2020
We’re so pleased that Aurora has been announced as one of the recipients of the government’s Culture Recovery Fund, with a grant of £200,000. We’re hugely grateful to Arts Council England and to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport for this invaluable support, which will help to offset the financial damage caused by a… Read more »
10th September 2020
Jane Mitchell, Aurora's Creative Director and Principal Flute, wins the RPS ABO Salomon Prize for orchestral musicians.
6th August 2020
Aurora returns to the Royal Albert Hall on Thursday 10 September, with a live performance of Beethoven 7 from memory.
3rd July 2020
We're delighted to announce that Aurora will appear as part of the 2020 BBC Proms’ special series of live performances at the Royal Albert Hall in September.
10th June 2020
Today we announce the second batch of broadcasts in Aurora Play, our new digital series showcasing the best of Aurora’s orchestral adventures.
29th May 2020
Aurora is delighted to announce the release of Music of the Spheres, our debut album for Deutsche Grammophon.