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Conductor Nicholas Collon with his right hand holding his baton, his left hand gesticulating perfection.

Eroica at La Coursive

11 April 2024

Mark the arrival of the Romantic symphony as Aurora takes Eroica to La Rochelle.

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Winterreise, Dortmund

24 July 2023

Tenor Allan Clayton joins us in Dortmund for Zender’s chamber arrangement of Schubert’s song-cycle.

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Tom Borrow sits at a grand piano, his hands playing the keys.

Beethoven 5, Wiesbaden

20 April 2023

In a second appearance at Rheingau Musik Festival, Aurora’s joined by pianist Tom Borrow for an all-Beethoven programme.

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Nicholas Collon is spotlight, conducting a full orchestra who are playing from memory

The Rite of Spring, Elbphilharmonie

20 April 2023

Aurora returns to the Elbphilharmonie to play Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring from memory on the first leg of Aurora’s summer international tour.

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Sheku Kanneh-Mason sits on the floor with his hands clasped over his knees. His cello lies to the left behind him.

The Rite of Spring, Wiesbaden

20 April 2023

Aurora Orchestra plays Stravinsky’s riotous Rite of Spring from memory, and is joined by Sheku Kanneh-Mason for Bloch’s Schelomo.

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Nicholas Collon stands in front of Aurora Orchestra who are playing memory. Both his arms are up in the air with his conductor's baton in his right hand. He looks ecstatic.

The Rite of Spring, Helsinki

20 April 2023

Aurora perform Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring from memory at Helsinki Festival.

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Munich, Germany

24 January 2023

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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Heidelberg, Germany

24 January 2023

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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Shostakovich By Heart – Cologne

1 January 2022

Ukrainian virtuoso Valeriy Sokolov joins us as soloist for Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto, before we bring our signature memorised performance style to Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 9.

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BeethovenFest, Bonn

1 January 2022

Aurora tour internationally for the first time in three years performing in Beethovenfest, Bonn with violinist Jonian Ilias Kadesha.

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