All Aurora Orchestra articles
By heart, with heart: memorising an entire symphony
Aurora Orchestra have become renowned for presenting entire symphonies by memory since 2014. Principal double bass Benjamin Griffiths shares his experiences and unexpected joys of memorising entire symphonic works
Valeriy Sokolov rehearses Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto with the Aurora Orchestra
Visa issues almost forced the Ukrainian violinist to miss his scheduled concert with the British ensemble
Concert review: Nicola Benedetti (violin) Aurora Orchestra/Nicholas Collon
Peer Quantrill hears the performance at London’s Royal Festival Hall on 4 July 2021
Live-streamed concert review: Elena Urioste (violin) Sally Pryce (harp) members of Aurora Orchestra
Tim homfray hears the performance at London’s Kings Place on 26 February 2021
Pekka Kuusisto on Thomas Adès's violin concerto 'Concentric Paths'
Pekka Kuusisto will be performing the work as part of Aurora Orchestra’s ‘Music of the Spheres Tour’, a concert inspired by the ancient Greek idea that the revolution of the planets generates celestial music. Part of its Orchestral Theatre series, the production incorporates elements of lighting, visuals, animation ...
Model players – how the Aurora Orchestra was made miniature
Not all new season brochures make headlines, but the cover shoot for the Aurora Orchestra’s 2014 booklet is so startlingly original as to deserve not only the attention it has already received, but a bit of further explanation. Tired of the usual aerial shots and action ...