Aurora Orchestra

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The week in classical: London Unwrapped: Aurora Orchestra; Oxford Lieder festival – review
Kings Place’s year-long celebration of the capital’s musical past kicks off with Mendelssohn in Camberwell…

Fiona Maddocks

06, Mar, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Aurora Orch/Collon review – Ayres and Beethoven pairing is vivid and lithe
Richard Ayres’s complex Beethoven tribute had real emotional power, while the latter’s Seventh symphony – performed from memory – was a joyous celebration of energy

Andrew Clements

11, Sep, 2020 @11:56 AM

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Aurora Orchestra / Dean review – irrepressible energy to beat winter blues
Despite some last-minute substitutions, this Britten concert – and premiere of Josephine Stephenson’s stetting of Rimbaud’s Une Saison en Enfer – was performed at full strength

Andrew Clements

05, Dec, 2019 @12:49 PM

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Prom 72: Aurora Orchestra/Collon review – Berlioz as vivid to the eye as the ear
Berlioz’s music - and the man himself - is brought to colourful life in a rip-roaring performance of his Symphonie Fantastique

Erica Jeal

13, Sep, 2019 @12:20 PM

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The week in classical: The Magic Flute; Aurora Orchestra – review
Was it all a dream in Opera North’s new Magic Flute? And songs from the road with Aurora Orchestra

Fiona Maddocks

27, Jan, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Ligeti in Wonderland review – full of wonderful things
Pierre-Laurent Aimard was joined by violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja and others for exceptional performances of György Ligeti’s late works

Andrew Clements

14, May, 2018 @1:49 PM

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Aurora Orchestra; Ten Pieces Prom; Malcolm Sargent’s 500th Prom review – a pacy and polished musical education
The Aurora took Beethoven for a walk and talk; actor Rory Kinnear played Proms founder Henry Wood; and pianist Beatrice Rana shone with Schumann

Erica Jeal

25, Jul, 2017 @12:27 PM

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Aurora Orchestra review – squeaks, lederhosen and raspberries In the Alps
A virtuoso turn from Mary Bevan as a girl taught to sing by beasts animated Richard Ayres’ kitsch mountain melodrama, followed by the orchestra’s latest exhilarating symphony from memory

Flora Willson

04, Jun, 2017 @11:24 AM

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Music, nature and the arts are key in education | Letters
Letters: Teaching society to sing and dance and love the arts is a sound investment

Letters

02, Apr, 2017 @6:15 PM

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Aurora O/Collon/BBCSO/Gardner review – pulling out the party tricks
The Aurora Orchestra played Mozart’s Jupiter with spirit – and from memory; and Edward Gardner confidently conducted a satirical new piece by Lera Auerbach

George Hall

02, Aug, 2016 @1:40 PM

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Exclusive: watch Benedict Mason's extraordinary Meld
The UK composer’s work premiered to acclaim and gasps of astonishment at the Proms in 2014. His ‘sound theatre’ piece, filmed by fixed cameras and headsets worn by musicians, is available to watch exclusively here, available until Monday 4 July.

Guardian music

23, Jun, 2016 @11:01 AM

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Eugene Onegin; In C/ Aurora Orchestra – review
Royal Opera’s Eugene Onegin is musically enthralling, not least thanks to Dmitri Hvorostovsky in the title role

Fiona Maddocks

27, Dec, 2015 @8:00 AM

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