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Presenting innovative productions of neglected works since 1978

NSO is a community based company. Its heart is its chorus and the expert unpaid team who do the administration and behind-the-scenes work. Professionals and amateurs work together to present imaginative, high quality productions, usually of unjustly neglected or lesser-known works. Each spring the chorus presents an “in-house” production while the major production tours venues in the South East, including London, in the autumn.

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Other reviews of Mignon

sad, elegant score handled with great sensitivity… more

**** Tim Ashley - The Guardian

Next production: May/June 2016

New Sussex Opera Chorus presents Purcell’s

Highlights are the famous “frost scene”; the passacaglia  “How happy the lover”, a rich tapestry of solos choruses and dances; and arguably Purcell’s most perfect song, “Fairest Isle”.

 We are planning a tour to five Sussex venues: