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"...It's a cracker!" So says What'sOnStage in their 4-Star Review of Giulio Cesare which finished on 17 March

Mar 22, 2018

Mark Valencia was full of praise for our 2018 production. Here are just a few extracts.

"Cast from strength and conducted by Dane Lam with dynamic elegance. Camarata Alma Viva...coloured Handel's rich score with verve, imagination and confident aplomb."

Marie Lys as Cleopatra: "...shimmered in the role, not just in her resplendent costumes but also through her vocal dexterity and care for characterisation..."

Helen Sherman gave: "...a powerfully wrought account of the title role. Her Cesare suffered, loved, was moved to anger and delivered to joy in a beautifully sustained performance."

For Mark Valencia's full review go to:

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“A minor miracle...” Plays To See give Giulio Cesare 4-Stars

Mar 21, 2018

Owen Davies of Plays to See absolutely loved the production. Here are some extracts from his review:

"Bury Court have conjured up a minor miracle with a production of Giulio Cesare that does full justice to one of Handel's finest operas.£

"...a piece of music theatre that grips and delights for the entire evening."

"Baroque opera makes huge demands on the style and stamina of singers and the team of young performers at Bury Court are simply superb."

To read the full review please go to

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Dane Lam nominated for prestigious award

Feb 02, 2018

Congratulations to our 2018 Conductor, Dane Lam, pictured, who has been nominated '2018 Best Newcomer' in the International Opera Awards. He is in illustrious company and delighted to have been nominated. The International Opera Awards were founded in 2012 to celebrate excellence in opera around the world, to raise the profile of opera as an art form and to reward excellence and talent.
In addition, the International Opera Awards Foundation supports emerging talent through bursaries.
With just a few weeks to go until the opening night of our new production of Giulio Cesare on 8 March if you haven't already secured your tickets, it is not too late...there are still seats available on most nights. Check out our bookings page or call the Box Office on 01420520333.

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