Far, Far Away - RPS Music Awards Winners Concert

30 Dec 2011

Aurora Orchestra celebrate their success at last year’s RPS Music Awards

Tuesday 13 March 19:30 LSO St Luke’s

Foot-pounding five-piece folk band Harry Oakwood (Millionaire) joins Aurora Orchestra for a concert inspired by journeys both real and imagined. New commissions from the winners of the 2011 BBC ‘Inspire’ Young Composers’ Competition sit alongside iconic works by Wagner and Copland, Julian Anderson’s dazzling Alhambra Fantasy; and original music by Harry.

This performance celebrates Aurora’s Royal Philharmonic Society Ensemble Award.

Tickets: £12 / £18 / £25 Box office: 020 7638 8891

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Jane Manning, internationally recognised soprano specialising in contemporary music over an eminent career, premiering over 350 new works.


In 1824 the Philharmonic Society paid Beethoven 50 pounds to commission his 9th Symphony.