Mad King Suibhne

  • Directed by Ella Marchment
  • Composed by Noah Mosley
  • Libretto by Ivo Mosley
  • Bury Court Opera
  • March 2017

The Telegraph ★★★★★

Tremendously enjoyable and accomplished…what a delightful operatic experience.

Rupert Christiansen‏, The Telegraph

Farnham Herald ★★★★★

Insanely good…a magical tonic.

Farnham Herald

Planet Hugill ★★★★★

Ella Marchment’s production helped by providing a richly imaginative but non-specific setting which allowed us to concentrate on Suibhne. Marchment and her designer, Holly Piggott, cleverly got over the problems of Suibhne’s ability to fly by making ladders a feature of the multi-level set, cleverly manipulated by the chorus. It is to Noah Mosley [composer and conductor] and Ella Marchment’s credit that the audience was held spellbound for 90 minutes and applauded enthusiastically afterwards.

Robert Hugill, Planet Hugill

musicOMH ★★★★★

An extremely innovative production

musicOMH

Bury Court Opera Audience Feedback ★★★★★

The direction was of a very high order. Ella Marchment clearly has an imagination the size of a planet, but the gravity to hold that in a sensible orbit.

Bury Court Opera Audience Feedback

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