Aurora Orchestra
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Aurora Orchestra

Aurora Orchestra Biography (Wikipedia)

Aurora Orchestra is a British chamber orchestra, co-founded in 2004 by conductors Nicholas Collon and Robin Ticciati. The orchestra is based in London, where it is Resident Orchestra at Kings Place and Associate Orchestra at Southbank Centre. The orchestra was also previously Associate Orchestra at LSO St Luke's, and performs regularly at other venues including St George's Bristol, the Colyer-Fergusson Hall in Canterbury, and The Apex in Bury St Edmunds. It has developed a particular reputation for creative programming and concert presentation, including pioneering memorised performance as a regular feature of its artistic output. Since its launch in 2005, it has worked with artists ranging from Ian Bostridge, Brett Dean, Anthony Marwood and Sarah Connolly to Edmund de Waal, Wayne McGregor and Björk.

In 2004, Nicholas Collon, Robin Ticciati and fellow members of the National Youth Orchestra established the orchestra. Aurora Orchestra gave its first public performance in 2005. In March 2011, the Arts Council of England included Aurora Orchestra in its new "national portfolio" scheme. Aurora, which had not been a "regularly funded organisation" under the council's previous funding scheme, was awarded this support as one of the "smaller adventurous music ensembles".

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Gerald Finzi
Romance for string orchestra, Op. 11
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Romance for string orchestra, Op. 11
Aaron Copland
Appalachian Spring: I. Very Slowly
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Appalachian Spring: I. Very Slowly
Aurora Orchestra
Appalachian Spring - VI: As At First; VII: Doppio Movt; VIII: Moderato
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Appalachian Spring - VI: As At First; VII: Doppio Movt; VIII: Moderato
Orlando Gibbons
This is the record of John
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This is the record of John
Gerald Finzi
Introit
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Introit

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Aaron Copland
Appalachian Spring (Nos 6, 7 and 8)
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Appalachian Spring (Nos 6, 7 and 8)
Gerald Finzi
A Severn Rhapsody, Op.3
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A Severn Rhapsody, Op.3
François Couperin
Les baricades mistérieuses (Pieces de clavecin - ordre no. 6)
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Les baricades mistérieuses (Pieces de clavecin - ordre no. 6)
Ivor Gurney
By a Bierside
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By a Bierside
Ivor Gurney
In Flanders (arr. for voice and orchestra)
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In Flanders (arr. for voice and orchestra)
Aaron Copland
Copland: Appalachian Spring: VIII. Moderato - Coda
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Copland: Appalachian Spring: VIII. Moderato - Coda
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony no. 5 in C minor Op.67
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Symphony no. 5 in C minor Op.67
Aaron Copland
Appalachian Spring: Variations on a Shaker Hymn - Simple Gifts
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Appalachian Spring: Variations on a Shaker Hymn - Simple Gifts
William Byrd
Bow thine Ear, O Lord
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Bow thine Ear, O Lord
Gerald Finzi
Eclogue, Op.10
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Eclogue, Op.10
Benjamin Britten
What is more gentle than a wind in summer? (Nocturne, Op. 60)
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What is more gentle than a wind in summer? (Nocturne, Op. 60)
Ivor Gurney
Sleep (Five Elizabethan Songs)
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Sleep (Five Elizabethan Songs)
Gerald Finzi
Eclogue
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Eclogue
Dmitri Shostakovich
Symphony No 9 in E flat major
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Symphony No 9 in E flat major
Dmitri Shostakovich
Symphony No 9 in E flat major (excerpts)
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Symphony No 9 in E flat major (excerpts)
Dmitri Shostakovich
Piano Concerto No 2 in F major
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Piano Concerto No 2 in F major
William Byrd
Miserere mei, Deus
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Miserere mei, Deus
Aaron Copland
Appalachian Spring
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Appalachian Spring
Benjamin Britten
Nocturne Op.60 - Below, the thunders of the upper deep
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Nocturne Op.60 - Below, the thunders of the upper deep
Gerald Finzi
Clear and gentle stream (Seven Part Songs, Op 17)
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Clear and gentle stream (Seven Part Songs, Op 17)
Gerald Finzi
Dies Natalis (The Salutation)
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Dies Natalis (The Salutation)
Aaron Copland
Appalachian Spring (No 7; No 8)
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Appalachian Spring (No 7; No 8)
Aaron Copland
Appalachian Spring - (Original Chamber Version)
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Appalachian Spring - (Original Chamber Version)
John Adams, Nicholas Collon & Aurora Orchestra
Chamber Symphony - 3rd movement finale 'Roadrunner'
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Chamber Symphony - 3rd movement finale 'Roadrunner'
Anna Meredith
Smatter Hauler
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Smatter Hauler
Gerald Finzi
Fear No More the Heat of the Sun
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Fear No More the Heat of the Sun
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony no. 4 in B flat major Op.60
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Symphony no. 4 in B flat major Op.60
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Concerto no. 16 in D major K.451 for piano and orchestra
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Concerto no. 16 in D major K.451 for piano and orchestra
Martin Suckling, Mark Stone, Aurora Orchestra & Nicholas Collon
Candlebird for baritone and chamber orchestra
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Candlebird for baritone and chamber orchestra
Gerald Finzi
Prelude in F minor, Op 25
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Prelude in F minor, Op 25
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Upcoming Events

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Feb
2019
Aurora Orchestra, Anna Meredith
Kings Place, London, UK
2
Feb
2019
Aurora Orchestra, Anna Meredith, emily hall, John Reid (piano) and Mara Carlyle
Kings Place, London, UK

Past BBC Events

Proms 2018: Inspire Concert
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BBC Broadcasting House
2018-08-22T02:09:30
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22
Aug
2018
Proms 2018: Inspire Concert

Proms 2018: Inspire Concert

BBC Broadcasting House
Proms 2018: Prom 32: Inside Shostakovich
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Royal Albert Hall
2018-08-06T02:09:30
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6
Aug
2018
Proms 2018: Prom 32: Inside Shostakovich

Proms 2018: Prom 32: Inside Shostakovich

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2017: Prom 10: Aurora Orchestra – Beethoven’s ‘Eroica’
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Royal Albert Hall
2017-07-22T02:09:30
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22
Jul
2017
Proms 2017: Prom 10: Aurora Orchestra – Beethoven’s ‘Eroica’

Proms 2017: Prom 10: Aurora Orchestra – Beethoven’s ‘Eroica’

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2016: Prom 21
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Royal Albert Hall
2016-07-31T02:09:30
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31
Jul
2016
Proms 2016: Prom 21

Proms 2016: Prom 21

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2015: Prom 22: Aurora Orchestra
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Royal Albert Hall
2015-08-02T02:09:30
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2
Aug
2015
Proms 2015: Prom 22: Aurora Orchestra

Proms 2015: Prom 22: Aurora Orchestra

Royal Albert Hall

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