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    Mad King Suibhne: An exciting new commission for our 2017 Season

    Sep 27, 2016

    It isn't every day that you commission a new opera but that is exactly what we have done to celebrate our 10th anniversary season in 2017. Mad King Suibhne, by Noah Mosley will be performed as part of a double bill on 11 and 12 March next year. We want to keep you up to date with how work on Suibhne is going and to bring you some of the music in advance, so this is the first of our 'Suibhne Blogs' by Noah and Director Ella Marchment. We hope you will enjoy them and that it will inspire you to come and see the full production.

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    Opera Now gives Madama Butterfly Five Stars

    Jun 02, 2016

    '...a Madama Butterfly that upstages any London Production...Bury Court here gets everything right..."

    The above extract was part of a 5* review in the June Issue of Opera Now Magazine.

    Opera Now have kindly given us permission to reproduce their full review.

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    Madama Butterfly - Five* Review

    Mar 23, 2016

    The show may be over but the memory will never fade. Standing ovations from the opening night and now the first - five star -review from Roderic Dunnett in Seen and Heard International...

    "Mamie Matsuda not only looked like Butterfly. She was Butterfly..."

    Read the full review now.... Photographs from the show will be posted on the gallery after Easter.

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    The Dancing Monks of Assam to perform at Bury Court.

    Mar 21, 2016

    On Wednesday 13 July some very special visitors are coming to Bury Court - the dancing monks of Majuli - an island in the Bramaputra River, N.E. India. The monks worship Krishna through music and dance and for over 600 years have cultivated a form of dance-drama known as Sattriya that is still thriving today, and in 2008 was recognized as a 'Classical Indian Dance Form'.

    There are dance workshops in the afternoon and an evening performance. For more information and to book tickets go to, then click on the Events page or call 01420 23202 and we will be happy to help.

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    Stop Press: Free Event at the National Portrait Gallery: Friday 24 June at 6:30pm. Helios Collective and Bury Court Opera

    Mar 19, 2016

    Imagine that Anton Chekhov, Tchaikovsky and Mussorgsky (among others) have come back to life and been transported to 21st century London. They are all invited to an evening of salon entertainment – what would they think? Are their works still relevant? This sets the scene for the evening: Room 20, Floor 2 National Portrait Gallery.

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