News Archive

Beethoven’s First Symphony

Jamie Campbell, our Principal Second Violin, shares his thoughts about Beethoven’s daring First Symphony, which we perform next month.

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Final year of Mozart’s Piano

The final year of our five-year Mozart’s Piano series at Kings Place launches in 2020 with five concerts of exceptional pianists and richly diverse programmes.

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Principal Horn vacancy

We’re recruiting for a Principal Horn to join our core group of Principal Players. Application deadline Mon 20 January 2020.

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Help us share music with schools

At Aurora, we want as many children as possible to share in our music. Until midday this Tues 10 December, we’re asking you to support our schools’ programme by making a donation to our Big Give Christmas Challenge appeal. Your donation will be doubled thanks to match funding

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RPS Ensemble Award

Last night at Battersea Arts Centre, we received the highly-coveted Ensemble Award from the Royal Philharmonic Society (RPS). We’re still buzzing from the announcement – feeling very honoured, grateful and quite giddy from it all.

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Folk Roots

Folk songs, field recordings and lying down immersed in music. Aurora Leader Maia Cabeza chats with us about what to expect for Folk Roots, our next late-night event (Sat 2 November, Kings Place).

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Welcome to Dame Liz Forgan DBE

We’re delighted to announce the appointment of Dame Liz Forgan DBE as our new Chair of Trustees, and Mike Laven as Trustee.

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Fantastique at the BBC Proms

A roundup of the glowing reviews and audience feedback we received for our big night at the BBC Proms. This year, we brought to life Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique, performing the work from memory in an epic Orchestral Theatre production with actor Mathew Baynton.

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Living Music, 2019/20 Season

Meet some avid music superfans, who’ll introduce you to our 2019/20 London season. For this year’s season brochure, we’ve created Living Music, a photo book exploring the quirks and beauty of musical obsession.

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Meet Our New Principal Violas

After an extensive two-year international search, we’re excited to welcome Hélène Clément and Ruth Gibson to Aurora as our two new Principal Violists.

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