One of the most iconic buildings in the world - the Sydney Opera House is an architectural masterpiece and vibrant performance space. It's a place where the past shapes the future, where conventions are challenged and cultures are celebrated. Step inside and discover the stories that make the Opera House so inspiring.
Passion and peril. Heroes and monsters. Lovers and liars. Opera is always larger than life. With the power of music, these emotion-packed stories explore the joys, frailties and yearnings which make us human.
We're excited to bring you a thrilling summer of opera experiences, curated by one of Australia's great opera and festival directors: Lindy Hume. This season has a big focus on Australian voices and creative talent. We've found them so you can hear them, see them and celebrate them. Whether they're dazzling divas, masterful maestros or amazing acrobats, we want you to see the best.
Live with the Sydney Symphony
Conductor Benjamin Northey
Presenter / Artist Professor Brian Cox
Sydney Opera House from $55
In a cultural landscape teeming with self-proclaimed experts and incessant chatter, Fran Lebowitz reigns supreme with scathing and insightful social commentary. A force to be reckoned with, she possesses an unparalleled ability to dissect life with biting precision.
Concert Hall at the Opera House from $89
In the epic finale to the Harry Potter Film Concert Series the battle between good and evil forces of the wizarding world escalates into an all-out war.
Sydney Opera House from $51
Sensual blend of art, film, dance and music by William Kentridge
Joan Sutherland Theatre from $105
Roll up! Roll up! Step back in time to the Golden Age of circus this Christmas.
in association with Tim Lawson & The Works Entertainment
Concert Hall at the Opera House from $79
A rock opera on queerness
Concert Hall at the Opera House from $139
Dress up to the nines, kick up your heels and leave the crowds behind as you stroll towards the iconic sails and make it your most glamorous New Year ever.
Concert Hall at the Opera House from $99
One of Australia's most loved and iconic films of all time, comes to the Sydney Opera House for a special screening with live orchestra with appearances from original stars of the film, Sigrid Thornton and Tom Burlinson
Concert Hall at the Opera House from $119
For the first time in 17 years, legendary singer-songwriter and rock icon Elvis Costello returns to the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall for two electrifying, career-spanning performances.
Concert Hall at the Opera House
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