Past events

Britten Saint Nicolas

Sat 8 December 2012

7.30pm, Winchester Cathedral

Aurora visits Winchester for the first time, joining the Waynflete Singers and a team of outstanding young soloists for a concert featuring Britten's Saint Nicolas and a new commission from David Matthews.


Sun 14 October 2012

7.30pm, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre

Take one orchestra. Amplify. Detune. Decay.

Emperor of Atlantis

Fri 5 October 2012

8.00pm, Various UK Venues

Aurora joins forces with English Touring Opera for three touring opera productions this autumn.

Albert Herring

Thu 4 October 2012

7.45pm, Various UK Venues

Aurora joins forces with English Touring Opera for three touring opera productions this autumn, the last of which is Albert Herring.

BBC Proms: ‘Inspire’

Sat 4 August 2012

5.30pm, Royal College of Music, Concert Hall

Nicholas Collon conductor Miriam Allan soprano Aurora performs winning and highly commended entries from this year’s Proms Inspire Young Composers’ Competition.  

Abracadabra: Cambridge Summer Music

Sat 21 July 2012

3.00pm, Perse School, Cambridge

This hour-long concert will take you on a magical journey. Six musicians from Aurora Orchestra and magician Neil Henry bring to life snowy scenes, twinkling stars, quacking ducks and floating swans, whilst throwing in a few surprises along the way!

Battle: City of London Festival

Fri 13 July 2012

7.30pm, LSO St Luke's

Biber vs. B-boys.

Battle: Deal Festival

Tue 3 July 2012

7.30pm, Dover Town Hall

Biber vs. B-boys.

Britten Films

Thu 14 June 2012

8.00pm, Snape Maltings Concert Hall

Samuel West narrator Nicholas Collon conductor Aldeburgh Voices Jubilee Opera As part of the 2012 Aldeburgh Festival, Aurora presents a world-first: performances of Britten’s complete existing documentary film scores with the original films. The films – with subjects ranging from postage stamps to pacifism, the abolition of the slave trade to the electrification of the London-Portsmouth railway… Read more »

Brahms Re-Imagined

Sat 21 April 2012

7.30pm, Hall One, Kings Place

Brahms Clarinet Trio in A Minor (trans. for viola by Maxim Rysanov) Brahms Scherzo from the ‘FAE’ Sonata (performed with viola and piano) Brahms Serenade No. 1 in D (chamber version) Maxim Rysanov viola Oliver Coates cello John Reid piano Principal Players of Aurora Orchestra Nicholas Collon conductor Brahms: unwrapped; re-conceived; distilled. Firmly established as one of the world’s leading viola players, Maxim… Read more »