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Aurora Orchestra launches second project for schools to widen access to music-making

3 July 2023

Aurora Orchestra launches second project for schools to widen access to music-making

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Actors Charlotte Ritchie and Karl Queensborough join Aurora Orchestra at BBC Proms

30 June 2023

Actors Charlotte Ritchie and Karl Queensborough join Aurora Orchestra in Helsinki, and at Saffron Hall and the BBC Proms.

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Nicholas Snowman OBE

3 March 2023

All of us at Aurora are deeply saddened to learn of the sudden death of Nicholas Snowman OBE earlier this week.

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Development Officer job announcement

2 February 2023

Aurora Orchestra is recruiting for a Development Officer to support the
orchestra’s fundraising activity, with a primary focus on our individual giving
programme.

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Violin open auditions

17 January 2023

Aurora is holding open auditions to recruit freelance violinists to join our roster of regular players.

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Introducing our new Principal Horn: Annemarie Federle

7 December 2022

We’re delighted to announce that Annemarie Federle has joined Aurora Orchestra as our new Principal Horn player.

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Aurora Orchestra opens a Magical Toy Box of musical resources for schools

14 July 2022

Aurora today announces the launch of its new music programme for Early Years, Key Stage 1 and SEND settings. Building on over a decade of developing high-quality cross-art form performances for young children, Aurora Classroom provides teachers with the resources and support they need to deliver inspiring music education in the classroom. The initial launch offer – Aurora […]

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Valeriy Sokolov in conversation with Nicholas Collon

20 May 2022

Next month, Aurora will be joined by renowned Ukrainian violinist Valeriy Sokolov for a series of special performances of Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto, programmed alongside the ensemble’s latest memorised symphony: Shostakovich’s Ninth. Aurora’s Principal Conductor Nicholas Collon sat down with Valeriy during preparations for the tour to talk about performing the Tchaikovsky, how the collaboration came […]

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Aurora Orchestra to join Southbank Centre Resident Orchestras

5 April 2022

Aurora announces it will join Southbank Centre’s world-class roster of Resident Orchestras from autumn 2022, as part of the first changes to the latter group for 30 years Aurora will also renew its 15-year partnership with Kings Place as Resident Ensemble    Aurora Orchestra this week announces it will become Resident Orchestra at London’s Southbank Centre from September 2022. […]

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Get inside Beethoven at Printworks London

28 October 2021

Read more about our pioneering immersive performance at Printworks London and the cutting-edge technology we’re using to make it possible.

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