Meet our new trustees

7 March 2024

A huge welcome to our new board members who have joined us in the last few months! Here’s a bit more about them… Cedric Ntumba A dad of four girls, I am CEO of Little Ashford and Founder of UK edutech group Learner Day. I am Chair of London Bubble Theatre, Member of the Stowe […]

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Principal Oboe vacancy

2 November 2023

We are seeking to recruit a Principal Oboe to join the group of freelance musicians who make up our core of Principal Players.

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Aurora Trustee Recruitment 2023

24 October 2023

We are seeking to strengthen and diversify Aurora Orchestra’s board with the appointment of new trustees.

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Tom Barber, Principal Oboe

6 October 2023

After nearly two decades with the orchestra, Tom Barber has decided to step down from his role as Aurora’s Principal Oboe.

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Meet Manu Delago

6 October 2023

We sat down with percussionist, handpan player and composer Manu Delago ahead of our two concerts with him in October.

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“One of the most breathtaking Proms in history” – The Rite by Heart at the BBC Proms.

19 September 2023

We’re still recovering from the incredible reaction we got from all of you following our Rite of Spring tour, ending with two BBC Proms.

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Aurora Orchestra launches second project for schools to widen access to music-making

3 July 2023

Aurora Orchestra launches second project for schools to widen access to music-making

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Actors Charlotte Ritchie and Karl Queensborough join Aurora Orchestra at BBC Proms

30 June 2023

Actors Charlotte Ritchie and Karl Queensborough join Aurora Orchestra in Helsinki, and at Saffron Hall and the BBC Proms.

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Nicholas Snowman OBE

3 March 2023

All of us at Aurora are deeply saddened to learn of the sudden death of Nicholas Snowman OBE earlier this week.

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Development Officer job announcement

2 February 2023

Aurora Orchestra is recruiting for a Development Officer to support the
orchestra’s fundraising activity, with a primary focus on our individual giving

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