News and reviews


20th December 2017

Composer Martin Suckling poetically reflects on his new piece and shares a playlist of musical inspirations. We premiere his new work with Schubert's String Quintet in our cross-disciplinary event with Poet in the City, Fri 12 January at Kings Place.

Give children the thrill of live music

28th November 2017

We passionately believe that every child should have the chance to experience the thrill of live music. Can you support our schools' programme through the Big Give Christmas Challenge? Until Tues 5 Dec, your donation will be doubled.

Barry Humphries’ Weimar Cabaret

2nd November 2017

We're joining Barry Humphries and cabaret diva Meow Meow on a journey through the jazz-infused music of the Weimar Republic.

BBC Proms 2017

17th August 2017

After our sold-out BBC Proms performance, we relive the special moments and recount what the critics thought.

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.