Live events

Debussy and the Snow Elephant

Sun 12 February 2023 – Mon 13 February 2023

10am, 11:15am, 12:30pm, 1:45pm, Level 5 Function Room, Royal Festival Hall

Follow Jimbo the snow elephant’s dream to become a dancer in a musical adventure featuring arrangements of Debussy's music.

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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse

Sat 4 March 2023

10:15am, 12pm, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre

The much-loved children’s story by Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen becomes a musical adventure in this world premiere for families and children aged 4–8.

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Teacher CPD day

Thu 9 March 2023

10.15am, 11am, Violet Room, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall

Aurora Orchestra’s education team, with Workshop Leader-in-Residence Jessie Maryon Davies and members of the orchestra, conduct a day of CPD for primary teachers.

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Inside Beethoven at Printworks

Thu 23 March 2023

6pm, 9pm, Press Halls at Printworks

We take classical music out of the concert hall, teaming up with Nwando Ebizie, Southbank Centre and iconic electronic music venue Printworks to present a completely new take on the greatest symphony ever written.

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Aurora with Jan Lisiecki

Sat 25 March 2023

4pm, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre

Aurora pairs iconic works by Beethoven with a new piece from one of the most exciting voices in 21st-century music, Héloïse Werner.

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Heidelberg, Germany

Sun 26 March 2023

6:00 pm, Aula der Neuen Universität Heidelberg

Aurora Orchestra and pianist Jan Lisiecki travel to Heidelberg to celebrate the music of Ludwig van Beethoven, and one of Britain's most-exciting voices, Héloïse Werner.

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Munich, Germany

Mon 27 March 2023

8:00 pm, Isarphilharmonie, Munich

A Beethoven symphony entirely without sheet music? Aurora and conductor Nicholas Collon travel to Munich to perform Beethoven's Symphony No 5 from memory.

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The Making of the Orchestra

Sun 16 April 2023

2pm, 5pm, Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre

Mason Bates’ multimedia concerto Philharmonia Fantastique: The Making of the Orchestra is a joyful introduction to classical music for ages 5+.

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American Rhapsody at Saffron Hall

Mon 1 May 2023

7pm, Saffron Hall

Join Aurora on a journey across America with regular collaborator, pianist Tom Poster.

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American Rhapsody

Wed 3 May 2023

7:30 pm, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre

Hear a virtuosic American programme roaming from the mountains of Appalachia to the mean New York streets of West Side Story.

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