What’s on

In Conversation: Nico Muhly with Tom Service

Fri 23 November 2018

6.30pm, St. Pancras Room, Kings Place

Nico Muhly talks to Radio 3’s Tom Service about his works, inspirations, and new music today.

Old Bones

Fri 23 November 2018

7.30pm, Hall One, Kings Place

Curated with Nico Muhly and Iestyn Davies, this programme stops the clocks and delves into ancient notions of time, as explored by Dowland, Debussy, Satie and Adès.

A Viennese New Year

Mon 31 December 2018

6.00pm, Hall One, Kings Place

Aurora brings the year to a close in style with a New Year’s Eve programme in the company of world-class pianist Imogen Cooper.

Northern Lights: New Year’s Eve Party

Mon 31 December 2018

9.00pm, Hall Two, Kings Place

Ring in the new year with an adventurous night packed with food and drink, performances, activities, and special guests curated by Aurora Principal Players.

Songs from the Road

Sun 20 January 2019

4.00pm, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre

The wayfarer, the migrant, the refugee: we embark on a journey through time and space in the company of those that walk the face of the earth.

Life Cycle

Sat 2 February 2019

7.00pm, Hall One, Kings Place

This programme explores the different guises of transformation in the music of Anna Meredith, Emily Hall, and Mozart.

The Lock-In: Surround

Sat 2 February 2019

9.15pm, Hall Two, Kings Place

In this late-night Lock-In, Aurora shines the spotlight on the vibrant, bold, and original music of Anna Meredith.

Pepper the Monkey

Sun 10 February 2019

10.30am, Hall Two, Kings Place

Step inside the Green Leaf Forest to tightrope walk across a dancing river, tame a furry lion cub and make music with some very rascally frogs.

Dark with Excessive Bright

Fri 5 April 2019

7.00pm, Hall One, Kings Place

One of the most distinctive and exciting voices of new music today, the concert features the music of composer Missy Mazzoli with her Double Bass concerto.

The Lock-In: Sticks and Keys

Fri 5 April 2019

9.15pm, Hall Two, Kings Place

Experience the bold colours and rhythmic intensity of Bartók’s Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion in a unique immersive performance.

Music of the Spheres

Wed 5 June 2019

7.30pm, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre

We explore celestial sounds and the cosmic order in an eclectic programme enriched by choreography and illustration.

Mozart in the Garden

Sat 29 June 2019

10.00am, Hall Two, Kings Place

Wander among the lavender, wiggle with worms and snooze to the music of a twinkling firefly.


Sat 14 December 2019

7.00pm, Hall One, Kings Place

Aurora pairs Farrenc’s overlooked third symphony with Mozart’s exuberant Piano Concerto No. 22 performed by Angela Hewitt.