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Beethoven’s Ninth by Heart at the BBC Proms

25 April 2024

Mark the 200th anniversary of Beethoven’s monumental Ninth Symphony with a signature memorised presentation and performance at the BBC Proms.

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An orchestra play on a stage, made of light brown wood. The orchestra are playing standing up, with no music stands.

Stravinsky’s Firebird by Heart

16 April 2024

Get under the skin of Stravinsky’s Firebird as we deconstruct and reassemble it, with the help of presenter Tom Service and conductor Nicholas Collon.

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A man sits on a bicycle with a trailer full of musical items in front of it. He is carrying a trombone on his back. He is in a park.

Mendelssohn and the Moving Machines 7 Jul

8 February 2024

Beep beep, all aboard! Take a trip on different engines of history in our brand-new family show.

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A man sits on a bicycle with a trailer full of musical items in front of it. He is carrying a trombone on his back. He is in a park.

Mendelssohn and the Moving Machines 6 Jul 2024

8 February 2024

Beep beep, all aboard! Take a trip on different engines of history in our new family show.

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A man sits on a bicycle with a trailer full of musical items in front of it. He is carrying a trombone on his back. He is in a park.

Mendelssohn and the Moving Machines

8 February 2024

Beep beep, all aboard! Take a trip on different engines of history in our new Far, Far Away family show.

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The backs of audience members are at the bottom of the image. Their hands are up, copying what the musicians and presenter are doing on stage.

Mendelssohn and the Moving Machines

8 February 2024

Beep beep, all aboard! Take a trip on different engines in our new Far, Far Away family show.

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A woman in a dress kneels on the floor playing the flute. She is wearing a colourful head-dress. To her left children sit on mats, watching her intently.

Far, Far Away Schools’ shows

3 January 2024

Sound your car horn, rise above the world in a hot air balloon, build a train and much more in Aurora Orchestra’s new immersive performance for EYFS and KS1 classes.

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Patricia Kopatchinskaja: Dies Irae

3 January 2024

The innovative violinist responds to climate change in a staged production that contrasts old music with new.

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Teacher CPD day

14 December 2023

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

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