News and reviews

Nick Collon

Aurora awarded ACE National Portfolio funding

30th March 2011

We are delighted to announce that Aurora Orchestra has been awarded ACE National Portfolio funding for 2012–15.

Nico Muhly - Seeing is Believing

Nico Muhly: Seeing is Believing

26th February 2011

In October 2010, Aurora visited Snape in Suffolk to record Nico Muhly's music for chamber orchestra.

Nick Collon

Nicholas Collon nominated for Breakthrough Award

3rd January 2011

Aurora's Principal Conductor Nicholas Collon has been nominated for the prestigious South Bank Sky Arts / The Times Breakthrough Award.

Aurora at the Proms

2011 season brochure published

17th December 2010

The 2011 season is formally launched today with the publication of our new concerts brochure.

Sir Colin Davis, conductor

BBC Radio 3 broadcast with Sir Colin Davis

14th December 2010

For the first 12 days of January, BBC Radio 3 is devoting its entire schedule to Mozart, performing every note the composer every wrote.

Nico Muhly, composer

Nico Muhly recording for Decca Classics announced

7th October 2010

29-year-old Nico Muhly can lay convincing claim to being the most talked-about young composer on the planet just now.

Aurora at the Proms

Aurora shortlisted for RPS Ensemble Award

8th April 2010

For the second year running, Aurora has been shortlisted for one of the Royal Philharmonic Society's annual Music Awards.

New Moves

‘New Moves’ at LSO St Luke’s

5th March 2010

March 2010 sees the launch of New Moves, a unique three-year cross-arts residency at LSO St Luke's, London.

Kings Place, Kings Cross

Aurora at Kings Place, January 2010

5th March 2010

Ravaged by war and its economic aftermath, German and Austrian cities in the years after 1918 nevertheless proved to be astonishingly productive cultural crucibles.