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2006 Corporate Media Releases

2006 Corporate Media Releases

23 Nov 2006 Sydney Opera House Launches New Visitor Experience

High Tea at Sydney Opera House takes places at Bennelong restaurant, featuring a signature menu created by celebrated Australian chef Guillaume Brahimi and a 25 minute opera recital. Soprano Hye Seoung Kwon will perform at the first event on Sunday 17 December. More  

22 Nov 2006 New 7 Wonders World Tour Visits Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House has been short-listed as one of the finalists for the New 7 Wonders of the World.
To celebrate our nomination and to encourage all Australians to vote for our House, we’re hosting a free public event on the FORECOURT, TUESDAY 21 NOVEMBER from 6am-9am. More 

21 Nov 2006 New 7 Wonders Tour Visits Sydney Opera House

Zurich/Switzerland, November 21, 2006—Continuing its worldwide call to action, the New7Wonders World Tour visited Sydney Opera House yesterday as the eleventh of the 21 finalist monuments in the campaign to choose the New 7 Wonders of the World. More  

6 Oct 2006 The Curtain Rises On The Toy Symphony

Sydney Opera House and Sydney Symphony join forces to present a truly unique visitor experience, the Toy Symphony. More  

5 Oct 2006 Sydney Opera House and Australian Institute of Music Launch Exciting New Management Education Initiative

The Australian Institute of Music and Sydney Opera House today announced the launch of a Master of Arts Management degree, which will be presented at Sydney Opera House commencing February 2007. It will provide post graduate business education specially tailored for work in the entertainment and music industries. More 

11 Sept 2006 Sydney Opera House Official Guided Tours: Online Bookings and Earlybird Specials!

Whether Aunty Mabel is heading to the big smoke, your Scottish relatives are flying into Sydney, or business associates are visiting from Japan, you can now arrange a Sydney Opera House Tour with a click of the mouse. More  

25 Aug 2006 Significant Access Improvements for Sydney Opera House

NSW Premier Morris Iemma today announced $38 million in funding to upgrade the public entrances to the Sydney Opera House including a major refurbishment of the foyers designed by Jørn Utzon. More  

24 Aug 2006 Sydney Opera House Announces New Director of Performing Arts

Sydney Opera House has today announced the appointment of Rachel Healy to the position of Director of Performing Arts. More  

9 Aug 2006 Voting for the New 7 Wonders of the World Ramps Up With Sydney Opera House the Youngest Finalist!

Australians unite and show your patriotism! Get behind this country’s most famous and most loved building, Sydney Opera House. More  

7 Aug 2006 Telephone Voting Now Live in Australia for the New 7 Wonders of the World

Two new easy and fast ways to vote: send an SMS text message or call by phone! More  

18 July 2006 Sydney Opera House Successful in Bid for Utzon-Designed Furniture

Sydney Opera House is delighted to announce today that it was successful in its bid for a suite of Jørn Utzon-designed furniture, offered for sale through a Sydney auction house. More  

7 Mar 2006 The Queen Will Open First Change to Opera House

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will visit Sydney Opera House on Monday 13th March to formally open the new Colonnade – the first change to the exterior of the building since its completion in 1973. More  

23 Jan 2006 The Keys to the House Now Come in Foreign Languages

Sydney Opera House has become Australia’s first major tourist attraction to offer foreign language tours. More  

16 Jan 2006 Sydney Opera House Celebrates World Heritage Nomination

Sydney Opera House Trust, management and staff today celebrated the announcement that Australia will seek a World Heritage listing for the building. More  

16 Jan 2006 Utzon describes his joy at World Heritage nomination

Architect of Sydney Opera House, Jørn Utzon, described the news that the building is being nominated for World Heritage listing as ‘remarkable, fantastic’. More 

16 Jan 2006 Sydney Opera House sets sail for World Heritage Bid - Ministerial Release

Sydney’s internationally renowned Opera House has been officially nominated for inclusion on the World Heritage List. More  


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