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

Aurora Orchestra web site

Listen on BBC iplayer (until 20 March)

OUR MEMBERS

Dame Fanny Waterman DBE, pianist, teacher and founder of the Leeds Piano Competition: awarded RPS Honorary Membership in 2011.

DID YOU KNOW?

During World War 2, when the BBCSO was evacuated to Bristol, the RPS stepped in to ensure that the 1940 Proms season would go ahead.