As part of BBC Radio 3’s ‘Why Music?’ weekend, Aurora Orchestra and Poet in the City join forces for a cross-arts collaboration inspired by new computer memory technology.
Co-founded by Aurora’s Principal Viola Max Baillie, the ingenious ZRI have reimagined works by Brahms, Schubert, Mahler and Mozart to include clarinet, santouri (cymbalom) and accordion as well as traditional folk melodies.
A programme of works rooted in Vienna, including Mahler's epic symphonic song cycle Das Lied von der Erde.
For this free pre-concert talk, Nicholas Collon is joined by Aurora arranger-in-residence Iain Farrington to discuss Das Lied von der Erde.
Aurora joins forces with Grand Master of Memory Ed Cooke for a special BBC Radio 3 concert exploring memory and music.
Aurora joins renowned pianist Stephen Kovacevich at the Settimane Musicali of Ascona festival.
Aurora debuts at the renowned Kölner Philharmonie with British tenor Ian Bostridge.
We join celebrated musicians Ian Bostridge, Guy Johnston, and Nicolas Fleury for the Hatfield House Chamber Music Festival, a programme that includes Beethoven's 'Pastoral' performed from memory.
Pierre-Laurent Aimard joins Aurora for a birdsong-themed programme of music by Beethoven, Messiaen and Brett Dean.
Aurora returns to Canterbury to perform Beethoven’s ‘Pastoral’ Symphony from memory with BBC Radio 3's Tom Service presenting.