News and reviews

dancers at jitterbug

Jitterbug tour

13th May 2015

Next week, Aurora takes to the road with our friends from The Man Overboard Quintet as Jitterbug tours to St George’s Bristol, The Apex Bury St Edmunds, and Norfolk & Norwich Festival.

Aurora at the Proms

Aurora at the BBC Proms 2015

23rd April 2015

Aurora Orchestra will return to the BBC Proms on Sunday 2 August for its sixth consecutive appearance, playing Brett Dean's Pastoral Symphony and Beethoven's 6th Symphony.

Aurora Road Trip

Road Trip Reviews

17th February 2015

Following the release of Aurora’s debut album on Warner Classics, here’s a round-up of press reviews, with a 5* review from BBC Music Magazine.

John Harte, Chief Executive

John Harte awarded ABO/Rhinegold Orchestra Manager of the Year 2015

29th January 2015

John Harte, Aurora’s Chief Executive, has received the Orchestra Manager of the Year award, announced last night at the Association of British Orchestras (ABO)/Rhinegold Awards on the opening day of the annual ABO Conference held this year at Sage Gateshead. The prestigious award, voted for by a panel of sector peers, was presented by BBC Radio… Read more »

Aurora in Australia

Australia Tour Reviews

23rd January 2015

Aurora's inaugural tour to Australia to undertake the headline residency at the Melbourne Festival in October was a great success.

Amy Harman

Amy Harman appointed as Principal Bassoon

19th December 2014

Aurora is delighted to announce the appointment of Amy Harman.

A mind map on a stand

Objects at an Exhibition

26th November 2014

Aurora Orchestra collaborates with NMC Recordings and the Science Museum for an immersive exploration of sound & space.

View of bench against christmas tree and shining lantern through snowing. Night shot.

Christmas with Aurora

17th November 2014

Join Aurora Orchestra in its Kings Place home for the perfect start to the Christmas season on Saturday 20 December.

Manu Delago

Aurora teams up with Manu Delago for ‘House’

24th September 2014

This November, Aurora Orchestra presents 'House' - a collaborative performance featuring Manu Delago.

Little Giants

Vienna Revisited – An Introduction by Tom Service

28th August 2014

Ahead of Aurora's involvement in the Vienna Revisited series at Kings Place on Saturday 20 September, Tom Service introduces the series highlights...