Classical music

Aurora Orchestra with Pierre-Laurent Aimard

Part of Belief and Beyond Belief

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


Aurora Orchestra
Nicholas Collon conductor
Pierre-Laurent Aimard piano


Messiaen: Oiseaux exotiques
Brett Dean: Pastoral Symphony
Ligeti: Poème symphonique for 100 metronomes
Beethoven: Symphony No.6 (Pastoral), performed from memory

Dates & times

24 Sep 2017
Approximate run time: 120 mins


Royal Festival Hall


£10 - £35
Booking fee: £2.50 (Members £0.00)
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before & after

Exterior view of Wagamama, Southbank Centre
Inspired by canteen-style Japanese noodle bars, Wagamama delivers lively pan-Asian food
Beany Green Stall at the Southbank Centre
Perfect for your morning coffee or afternoon beers, located just under the Hungerford Bridge