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Aurora Play

Aurora Play is a new digital series showcasing the best of Aurora’s orchestral adventures online. Broadcast free online through YouTube, the series features highlights from Aurora’s performance archive, as well as interviews and newly-created interactive films offering fun and creative ways to join in at home.

You can explore Aurora Play below. Scroll down for a full schedule of broadcasts and guidance on how to watch on your computer, mobile device or TV at home. And don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel and e-newsletter to keep up to date with the latest broadcasts and news from Aurora.

Up next on Aurora Play

Pastoral Symphonies 2

Sun 31 May at on YouTube Premiere

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Aurora Play 2020 broadcasts

Sun 10 May 2020


Revisit our acclaimed Orchestral Theatre staging of Berlioz's vibrant Symphonie fantastique from the 2019 BBC Proms.

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Sun 17 May 2020

Eroica Revisited

Explore Beethoven's 'Eroica' performed from memory, with a vivid musical introduction by Nicholas Collon and Tom Service.

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Wed 20 May 2020

Seeing is Believing

Highlights from our 2011 collaboration with Nico Muhly at Kings Place.

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Sun 24 May 2020

Pastoral Symphonies 1

A memorised performance of Beethoven’s life-affirming Pastoral Symphony from the 2015 BBC Proms.

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Sun 31 May 2020

Pastoral Symphonies 2

Returning to Aurora’s thrilling appearance at the BBC Proms in 2015, we present works by two of most exciting voices in contemporary orchestral music.

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Revisit Angela Hewitt’s radiant performance of Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 22 in the beautifully intimate surroundings of Kings Place.

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