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Weston Culture Fund

1 February 2021

We’re so delighted to share the news that Aurora has been awarded a grant from the Weston Culture Fund, in support of our digital creative learning programme.

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Aurora at the Live BBC Proms 2020

14 October 2020

A roundup of the glowing reviews and audience feedback we received for our big night at the BBC Proms, performing Beethoven’s joyous Symphony No. 7 from memory and a new commission by Richard Ayres.

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Culture Recovery Fund award

13 October 2020

  We’re so pleased that Aurora has been announced as one of the recipients of the government’s Culture Recovery Fund, with a grant of £200,000. We’re hugely grateful to Arts Council England and to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport for this invaluable support, which will help to offset the financial damage caused by a […]

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Jane Mitchell wins the Salomon Prize

10 September 2020

Jane Mitchell, Aurora’s Creative Director and Principal Flute, wins the RPS ABO Salomon Prize for orchestral musicians.

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Beethoven 7 at the BBC Proms

6 August 2020

Aurora returns to the Royal Albert Hall on Thursday 10 September, with a live performance of Beethoven 7 from memory.

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Aurora to perform live from the Royal Albert Hall as part of 2020 BBC Proms

3 July 2020

We’re delighted to announce that Aurora will appear as part of the 2020 BBC Proms’ special series of live performances at the Royal Albert Hall in September.

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Announcing our next Aurora Play broadcasts

10 June 2020

Today we announce the second batch of broadcasts in Aurora Play, our new digital series showcasing the best of Aurora’s orchestral adventures.

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Deutsche Grammophon debut announcement

29 May 2020

Aurora is delighted to announce the release of Music of the Spheres, our debut album for Deutsche Grammophon.

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A message from Nicholas Collon

18 March 2020

In the midst of the profound upheavals affecting our whole society at present, all of us at Aurora send our thoughts and good wishes to you and to our audiences everywhere.

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A ceremony for 14 musicians

6 March 2020

Q&A with Leader Alexandra Wood about Harrison Birtwistle’s Cortege, an imaginative work of orchestral theatre.

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