Classical music

Aurora Orchestra with Pierre-Laurent Aimard

Part of With God on Our Side… Religion and War

Explore birdsong and man’s relationship with the natural world, in this Aurora Orchestra concert.

Continuing its pioneering Orchestral Theatre series, Aurora Orchestra is joined by Pierre-Laurent Aimard, giving his first appearance as Southbank Centre Associate Artist, in Messiaen’s Oiseaux exotiques.

Aurora then continues its electrifying memorised performance strand with Beethoven’s Pastoral symphony performed from memory.


Aurora Orchestra
Nicholas Collon conductor
Pierre-Laurent Aimard piano


Brett Dean: Pastoral Symphony
Messiaen: Oiseaux exotiques
Beethoven: Symphony No.6 (Pastoral)

Dates & times

24 Sep 2017
Approximate run time: 120 mins


Royal Festival Hall


£10 - £35
Booking fee: £1.75 (Members £0.00)
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