Past events

Songs from the Road

Sun 20 January 2019

4.00pm, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre

Explore stories of migration across centuries and continents in a cross-genre concert with Sam Amidon, Nico Muhly, Du Yun and Ali Sethi.

Play for Progress

Sun 20 January 2019

2.30pm, Queen Elizabeth Hall Foyer, Southbank Centre

Before our Songs from the Road concert, take part in a performance by members of Play for Progress and Aurora players using music as a tool for social change.

Northern Lights: New Year’s Eve Party

Mon 31 December 2018

9.00pm, 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.

A Viennese New Year

Mon 31 December 2018–

  • Sun 30 December 2018, 7.00PM – {Venue, Name of City}
  • Mon 31 December 2018, 6.00PM – {Venue, Name of City}

St George's Bristol & Kings Place

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

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.

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.

Bach and the Noisy Night-time

Sun 28 October 2018–

  • Sat 20 October 2018, 10.00AM – {Venue, Name of City}
  • Sun 21 October 2018, 10.00AM – {Venue, Name of City}
  • Sat 27 October 2018, 10.00AM – {Venue, Name of City}
  • Sun 28 October 2018, 10.00AM – {Venue, Name of City}

Kings Place

It’s well past bedtime but nobody can sleep. The rain is too splashy, the sheep are too jumpy and the stars are far, far too twinkly. What are we to do?

The Lock-In: Beethoven and the Dinosaurs

Sat 13 October 2018

9.15pm, Hall Two, Kings Place

Soar with a pterodactyl, dance with a stegosaurus and rediscover your inner child.

The Kaleidoscope

Sat 13 October 2018–

  • Fri 12 October 2018, 7.30PM – {Venue, Name of City}
  • Sat 13 October 2018, 7.00PM – {Venue, Name of City}

Colyer-Fergusson Hall & Kings Place

Aurora explores musical extraordinaires from the 18th century to the modern day with celebrated pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet.

In conversation: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet and Timothy Orpen

Sat 13 October 2018

6.00pm, St. Pancras Room, Kings Place

Pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet discusses his career and relationship to Mozart’s music with Aurora Chief Executive John Harte.