Violin open auditions

17 January 2023

Aurora is holding open auditions to recruit freelance violinists to join our roster of regular players.

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Aurora Orchestra opens a Magical Toy Box of musical resources for schools

14 July 2022

Aurora today announces the launch of its new music programme for Early Years, Key Stage 1 and SEND settings. Building on over a decade of developing high-quality cross-art form performances for young children, Aurora Classroom provides teachers with the resources and support they need to deliver inspiring music education in the classroom. The initial launch offer – Aurora […]

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Valeriy Sokolov in conversation with Nicholas Collon

20 May 2022

Next month, Aurora will be joined by renowned Ukrainian violinist Valeriy Sokolov for a series of special performances of Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto, programmed alongside the ensemble’s latest memorised symphony: Shostakovich’s Ninth. Aurora’s Principal Conductor Nicholas Collon sat down with Valeriy during preparations for the tour to talk about performing the Tchaikovsky, how the collaboration came […]

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The outside of the Southbank Centre Queen Elizabeth Hall in London. On the left is a bright yellow circular staircase, then a number of concrete buildings with 'Southbank Centre' written on the side

Aurora Orchestra to join Southbank Centre Resident Orchestras

5 April 2022

Aurora announces it will join Southbank Centre’s world-class roster of Resident Orchestras from autumn 2022, as part of the first changes to the latter group for 30 years Aurora will also renew its 15-year partnership with Kings Place as Resident Ensemble    Aurora Orchestra this week announces it will become Resident Orchestra at London’s Southbank Centre from September 2022. […]

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