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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.

Torun and Sebastian, cellists

Principal cellists announced

30th October 2016

We are thrilled to announce that following a two-year international search Aurora has appointed two new Principal Cellists: Torun Sæter Stavseng and Sébastien Van Kuijk.

Leader vacancy

26th September 2016

Aurora Orchestra is seeking to recruit a Leader to join the group of sixteen freelance musicians who make up the orchestra’s core team of Principal Players.

Aurora welcomes new staff

23rd September 2016

As the summer comes to a close, We are delighted to welcome two new members of staff to our close-knit team working out of Kings Place.

Les Illuminations

Recent Projects Roundup

27th June 2016

Over the past month, Aurora has presented two major projects: Playing with Fire and Les Illuminations, including circus performers to open this year’s Aldeburgh Festival.

Caroline Harris and Ed Denham

Aurora welcomes new staff

3rd June 2016

We’ve been delighted to welcome two new members of staff here in the Aurora office over the past couple of weeks, Caroline Harris and Ed Denham.

RPS Music Awards Success

10th May 2016

Aurora Orchestra is delighted to announce that the Tri-borough Music Hub’s Seven Seeds project has been awarded an RPS Music Award, for work on the Seven Seeds project.

Paul Hamlyn Foundation grant

7th May 2016

Aurora Orchestra is delighted to announce that it has been awarded a special grant from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation in support of its flagship series at Southbank Centre.