News and reviews

Max Baillie

Battle Spring Tour

6th March 2013

We're delighted to announce that Battle, last summer's critically-acclaimed New Movesprogramme, will tour to venues in Bury St Edmunds, Ashford and Norwich later this spring.

Dance of the Machines

Zeitgeist: Dance of the Machines trailer

1st February 2013

We've just unveiled a new video trailer for Dance of the Machines, our next Zeitgeist concert at Southbank Centre.

Aurora 2013 season artwork

2013 season announced

9th January 2013

Bursting with virtuosity, eclecticism and intrepid collaboration, Aurora’s 2013 season offers a truly exhilarating array of new projects.

Aurora with the ETO

English Touring Opera

8th October 2012

Aurora has teamed up with English Touring Opera for the company's autumn tour, with three very different operas travelling to venues across England.

Wallace and Gromit, Aardman Animations

Wallace and Gromit Prom reviews

1st August 2012

Read more for reviews of our Wallace and Gromit Prom, from The Guardian and the Telegraph among others...


Maxamorphosis rehearsal photographs

7th July 2012

Maxamorphosis is Aurora's most ambitious dance commission to date. Read more for rehearsal photographs from the project, featuring Max Baillie, Aurora's Principal Viola.

Music Education Hubs

17th May 2012

Arts Council England has announced the new nationwide network of 122 music education hubs, charged with implementing the National Plan for Music Education.

The Horrible History's Prom

RPS Award shortlisting

17th April 2012

For the fourth year in succession, Aurora has been shortlisted for one of the Royal Philharmonic Society's annual Awards.

Aurora at the Reverb Festival

Roundhouse 25 Feb – live stream

23rd February 2012

Aurora's debut appearance at the Roundhouse on 25 February will be streamed live on the Guardian website, as well as being shown live on cinema screens in venues in the North East of England.

Nico Muhly - Seeing is Believing

Nico Muhly – Seeing is Believing

15th February 2012

Aurora launched its debut disc for Decca Classics – a recording of music by the young American composer Nico Muhly – with a performance at Kings Place in May 2011.