Violinist and violist Max Baillie is fast establishing himself as a leading instrumentalist of his generation and as one of the most versatile musicians in the UK. Classical, pop, electronic, and traditional forms of music as well as writing, producing and directing a diverse spectrum of projects are all regular features of his creative career.


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Recent NEWS

Wednesday 20th August 2014

PROMS: Mason premiere and Mozart

Last Saturday’s concert at the Albert Hall is on iplayer here for 4 weeks. Reviews included Richard Morrison’s 5 stars in  The Times “What a Saturday night at the Proms… an avant-garde happening that left one speechless with its epic zaniness”) and 4 stars from the Guardian (“fabulously committed”),  Telegraph (“breathtaking”), and  Independent (“endlessly playful”).

Aurora Prom 41

Saturday 16th August 2014

Live BBC Proms broadcast tonight

Aurora Orchestra plays its late night Prom this evening at 10:15, broadcast live on BBC Radio 3.

albert hall

Mozart 40 (performed entirely from memory)


Benedict Mason ‘Meld’

Also available on iplayer for one week following the performance.

Tuesday 29th July 2014

Aurora at Melbourne Festival

Limelight Magazine, Australia’s premiere classical music and arts publication, announces Aurora as headliners for this year’s Melbourne Festival. Read the article here.

Tuesday 1st July 2014

First Es Muss Sein video online

This video is part of a growing online resource for aspiring professional string players. Please visit www.es-muss-sein.org for more info.

Thursday 12th June 2014

Batman of Mexico film

Tom Mustill’s fabulous film about bats for the BBC goes on air tomorrow night. A track I made with Leafcutter John is on the sound, along with David Attenborough’s narration. Here’s the trailer (not with our music, which accompanies the storm scene in the full feature):