News and reviews

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.

Aurora at the Proms

BBC Proms 2016

27th April 2016

Aurora is delighted to be returning to the BBC Proms for its seventh consecutive appearance at the Royal Albert Hall, and will joined by one of the world’s leading oboists, François Leleux.

Mozart Piano Concerto

Mozart’s Piano Concerto Patrons

18th December 2015

Mozart’s Piano is Aurora’s greatest adventure to date: a project that plans to hear all 27 of Mozart’s piano concertos in five years.

Mozart Piano Concerto

Mozart’s Piano Year One

6th October 2015

Firmly established amongst the greatest achievements of his or any other composer’s musical output, Mozart’s piano concertos bear dazzling witness to his life-long love affair with the keyboard.

Ed Cooke, memory master

The Orchestral Theatre

5th October 2015

Electrifying performance, intimacy, playfulness, collaboration and surprise: Southbank Centre’s newest Associate Orchestra launches The Orchestral Theatre, a concert series like no other.

Aurora Road Trip

ECHO Klassik Award

24th August 2015

We’re thrilled that Aurora’s debut album for Warner Classics — Road Trip — has been announced as the winner of The ‘Klassik Ohne Grenzen’ Prize (Classical without Borders) as part of this year’s ECHO Klassik Awards.

Aurora at the Proms

Proms review round–up

4th August 2015

Well, that was quite a week…! Very warm thanks to everyone who came down to the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday (or tuned in to BBC Radio 3) to hear Aurora’s BBC Proms appearance...

A mind map on a stand

Be part of Aurora’s 2015/16 season

22nd July 2015

Volunteers needed. Wormhole navigator? Ventrical key-holder? Reflective kite-flyer? Gentle guide? All or None of the above?

Aurora launches 10th Anniversary London Season

14th July 2015

Aurora Orchestra marks its ten-year anniversary with the launch of its most vibrant and ambitious season to date.

Aurora Insomnia

Insomnia album launch

7th July 2015

Aurora will release its second album for Warner Classics – Insomnia – on Friday 31 July. Insomnia charts a journey through the darkness of a troubled night, in the company of Allan Clayton.