News and reviews

In the Alps concert reviews

15th June 2017

A round-up of concert reviews of our Orchestral Theatre production In the Alps.

Performing from memory at the Proms

Memorised symphonies in 2017

20th April 2017

Aurora is delighted to announce full details of three major projects in 2017 based around symphonies performed entirely from memory.

The Lock-In with Sam Swallow

The Lock-In

9th March 2017

Explore our Lock-In series for 2017, grab a glass and join us for Aurora's take on the late-night concert.

Aurora at the Southbank Centre

Aurora Ambassadors scheme

16th January 2017

Our brand new Aurora Ambassadors scheme allows you to share what you love about Aurora with £5 tickets to our Southbank Centre concerts for you and your friends.

Aurora Principal Players performing on BBC Radio 3

BBC Radio 3 broadcast

5th January 2017

Schoenberg's 'Verklaerte Nacht' live on BBC Radio 3 as part of a week of programming devoted to Arnold Schoenberg and his circle in Vienna.

Sébastien van Kuijk, Aurora Principal Cello

January news

4th January 2017

January news including a live BBC Radio 3 broadcast, concerts from Kings Place and Southbank Centre, and news of a new ambassadors scheme.

Set for shooting of Aurora Website

New website launched

12th December 2016

We've launched a brand-new website. Take a look around and let us know what you think...

PRS for Music Foundation logo

PRSF ‘Resonate’ Award

27th November 2016

PRS Foundation, the UK’s leading funder of new music and talent development across all musical genres, has awarded a grant to Aurora through its Resonate initiative.

Mozart Piano Concerto

Mozart’s Piano Year Two

10th November 2016

As Mozart's Piano reaches its second year, Simon Heighes takes a tour through the five piano concertos of Mozart's coming-of-age in Vienna.

Thom Gould, ex-leader of Aurora

Fond farewells; new beginnings

2nd November 2016

After almost twelve years with Aurora, Thomas Gould will step down as Leader after Christmas to expand his play/directing work as Leader of Britten Sinfonia.