News and reviews

Welcome to Dame Liz Forgan DBE

7th October 2019

We're delighted to announce the appointment of Dame Liz Forgan DBE as our new Chair of Trustees, and Mike Laven as Trustee.

Fantastique at the BBC Proms

25th September 2019

A roundup of the glowing reviews and audience feedback we received for our big night at the BBC Proms. This year, we brought to life Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique, performing the work from memory in an epic Orchestral Theatre production with actor Mathew Baynton.

Living Music, 2019/20 Season

9th September 2019

Meet some avid music superfans, who’ll introduce you to our 2019/20 London season. For this year’s season brochure, we’ve created Living Music, a photo book exploring the quirks and beauty of musical obsession.

Meet Our New Principal Violas

5th September 2019

After an extensive two-year international search, we’re excited to welcome Hélène Clément and Ruth Gibson to Aurora as our two new Principal Violists.

Job Opportunity: Concerts Assistant & Librarian

19th June 2019

Join the Aurora team! We’re recruiting for the new role of Concerts Assistant and Librarian – accepting applications until midday, Tues 9 July.

Pythagoras & the Music of the Spheres

28th May 2019

What was the 'music of the spheres' that captivated ancient Greek philosophers? We trace its origins and influence through the centuries ahead of this week's UK tour of our latest Orchestral Theatre production.

A man holds a conductor's baton in his right hand, conducting a group of players. Some musicians sit behind him, playing their instruments.

New international appointment for Nicholas Collon

2nd May 2019

Exciting news this morning from Finland! Our Founder and Principal Conductor, Nicholas Collon, takes up an additional role as the new Chief Conductor of the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra.

Aurora at the BBC Proms

17th April 2019

For this year’s BBC Proms, we bring to life the fantastical world of Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique, performing the piece from memory in our largest Orchestral Theatre production to date.

Singapore Visit

10th March 2019

We’re making our first visit to Singapore this week, working with students from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music.

At last – a deal with Brussels!

1st March 2019

We've been invited by the Klarafestival and the legendary BOZAR concert hall to make our Brussels debut on 29 March, the scheduled date of Brexit.