Our Concerts

Aurora Musicalis has made numerous appearances to critical acclaim including concert series’ across the state of North Carolina. The ensemble was listed in the Top Ten Concerts of 1998 for both the Raleigh News and Observer and The Spectator. Their first compact disc, ECHOES OF AMERICA: CHAMBER MUSIC OF ROBERT WARD, received excellent reviews, including a special notice in the international publication, Fanfare. The disc, whose title piece was commissioned by the Raleigh Chamber Music Guild and dedicated to AURORA MUSICALIS by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Ward, is available on the Albany label.

Upcoming Concerts

Recent Past Performances

Sample Concert Programs

Aurora Musicalis String Quartet – Program One

String Quartet Op. 76, No. 2, “Quinten” — Franz Joseph Haydn
String Quartet — Germaine Tailleferre
String Quartet No. 1, Op. 41 — Robert Schumann
Danzas de Panama: Cumbia y Congo — William Grant Still

Aurora Musicalis String Quartet – Program Two

Aria “My Heart Ever Faithful” — Johann Sebastian Bach
String Quartet no. 11 in f minor, op. 95 “Serioso” — Ludwig van Beethoven
3 Dances from 7 Danzas Cubanas — Ignacio Cervantes
Libertango — Astor Piazzolla

Aurora Musicalis Mixed Ensemble – Program One

Trio in E Flat, Hob. XV:29 — Franz Joseph Haydn
Deux Choros for violin and cello — Heitor Villa-Lobos
Trio in F Minor, Op. 65 — Antonin Dvorak

Aurora Musicalis Mixed Ensemble – Program Two

Fantasy-Pieces for clarinet and piano, Op. 73 — Robert Schumann
Quartet for clarinet, violin, cello and piano — Peter Schickele
Trio in C Minor, Op. 101 — Johannes Brahms