Past events

Ligeti Concertos

Sun 13 May 2018

3.00pm, Queen Elizabeth Hall

Three of the world’s greatest Ligeti interpreters join Aurora Orchestra for a multimedia exploration of music by 20th-century pioneer György Ligeti.

The Lock-In: Night Dances

Sat 7 April 2018

9.15pm, Hall Two, Kings Place

Experience an immersive, unsettling journey through night-time waltzes with principal pianist John Reid and illustrator Will Lindley.

Sparks and Flickers

Sat 7 April 2018–

  • Fri 6 April 2018, 7.30PM – {Venue, Name of City}
  • Sat 7 April 2018, 7.00PM – {Venue, Name of City}

Colyer-Fergusson Hall & Kings Place

Aurora performs an engrossing programme that shifts from the introspective to the exuberant with pianist Charles Owen.

In conversation: Charles Owen and Martin Suckling

Sat 7 April 2018

6.00pm, St. Pancras Room, Kings Place

Charles Owen and Martin Suckling discuss their musical inspirations and the evening's programme with Aurora Principal Conductor Nicholas Collon.

Pärt’s Passio with Tenebrae

Wed 28 March 2018–

  • Sun 25 March 2018, 6.30PM – {Venue, Name of City}
  • Wed 28 March 2018, 8.00PM – {Venue, Name of City}

St George's Bristol & St John's Smith Square

Aurora joins the choir Tenebrae to create an immersive and atmospheric audience experience for Arvo Pärt's stunning Passio.

Tchaikovsky and the Marvellous Kingdom

Sat 17 February 2018–

  • Sat 17 February 2018, 10.00AM – {Venue, Name of City}
  • Sun 18 February 2018, 10.00AM – {Venue, Name of City}

Kings Place & Southbank Centre

Aurora continues its Far, Far Away series for children and families with a glittering adventure through Tchaikovsky's music.

The Lock-In: Électronique

Sat 10 February 2018

9.15pm, Hall Two, Kings Place

Explore the bold possibilities of instrumental and electronic music with principal cellist Sébastien van Kuijk and his genre-defying ensemble.

Happy Little Fish

Sat 10 February 2018

7.00pm, Kings Place

The versatile pianist Shai Wosner joins Aurora for an eclectic programme which includes Schubert's 'Trout' quintet, one of the greatest works in the canon of chamber music.

In conversation: Shai Wosner

Sat 10 February 2018

6.00pm, St. Pancras Room

Shai Wosner speaks to Aurora Chief Executive John Harte about his wide-ranging musical interests and why Schubert’s ‘Trout’ quintet is such a remarkable chamber piece.

Time Unwrapped: Memento

Fri 12 January 2018

7.30pm, Kings Place

A cross-disciplinary collaboration with Poet in the City to uncover the story of a groundbreaking new technology that will enable us to remember more than ever before.