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2007 Corporate Media Releases

2007 Corporate Media Releases

22 November House:Mates Giving Tree Appeal

To celebrate the spirit of the holiday season, Sydney Opera House has a Giving Tree on the ground floor of Customs House at Circular Quay. More 

20 November International Day of People with a Disability

To celebrate International Day of People with a Disability on Wednesday, November 21, Sydney Opera House has a number of different activities planned. More 

7 November Christmas at Sydney Opera House - That's a wrap!

Sydney Opera House has Christmas wrapped up with plenty of things to see and do this holiday season, as well as a great range of gift ideas. More 

29 October Sydney Opera House launches its House:Ed 2008 Season

Sydney Opera House today launched its most exciting youth and education program, House:Ed, in five years. A truly international affair, the 2008 season will feature 16 productions from Australia, Denmark, Germany, Scotland and Switzerland. More 

17 October Live a new experience online

Click to sydneyoperahouse.com for a brand new experience at the virtual home of Australia’s most exciting performing arts centre and favourite building. More 

9 October Sydney Opera House launches new tour

For the first time ever, visitors to Sydney Opera House can now see as well as hear the dramatic story of the building following the introduction of a completely new visitor experience, The Essential Tour. More 

8 October Minister launches new Sydney Opera House tour

Minister for Tourism, Matt Brown today launched a new guided tour of the Sydney Opera House that tells the fascinating history of the world famous building. More 

24 September Digital technology to take ballet to regional Australia

Senator the Hon Helen Coonan, Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts today announced the formation of a groundbreaking partnership between the Australian Film Commission (AFC) and The Australian Ballet that will take a live performance of The Nutcracker to audiences in eight regional centres around Australia. More 

14 September Design takes centre stage at new look Sydney Opera House Shop

Today Sydney Opera House announced the launch of its new premium design store. Situated on the Lower Concourse on the western side of the Sydney Opera House precinct, the Shop showcases a selection of Australian and international design products including homewares, jewellery and accessories. More 

14 September Richard Evans appointed new Opera House CEO

The NSW Government today announced that Richard Evans, Executive Director of The Australian Ballet, will begin as Sydney Opera House Chief Executive early next year. More 

14 September Richard Evans moves on

Richard Evans announced his resignation from the role of Executive Director of The Australian Ballet, following on from his announcement as the next Chief Executive of the Sydney Opera House. More 

06 July More High Tea at Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House is pleased to announce that of 1 August 2007, High Tea will be held on alternate Wednesdays from 2-4pm at Bennelong restaurant. More 

28 June Sydney Opera House celebrates World Heritage with joy and pride

Sydney Opera House's community today celebrated the announcement of World Heritage Listing with excitement, pride and a deep sense of responsibility. More 

28 June Jørn Utzon: "World Heritage Listing is fantastic, thank you"

Fifty years after he was confirmed as the architect for the Sydney Opera House, Jørn Utzon has been recognised as having created “a masterpiece of 20th century architecture”, worthy of inclusion on the World Heritage List. More 

28 June Ministerial World Heritage Media Release

The Sydney Opera House was today recognised as one of the most outstanding places on Earth when the World Heritage Committee inscribed it on the UNESCO World Heritage List. More  

28 June Prime Minister World Heritage Media Release

I am delighted that the Sydney Opera House has been inscribed on the World Heritage List. More 

28 June UNESCO World Heritage Media Release

The World Heritage Committee on Thursday afternoon inscribed four cultural sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. More 

27 June Sydney Opera House tickets now available to buy at Customs House

Purchasing tickets for Sydney Opera House performances is now even easier following the opening of a dedicated box office located in the ground floor foyer of Customs House, in the heart of the Sydney CBD. More 

11 May Changing Faces At Sydney Opera House

Today Sydney Opera House announced it will initiate a recruitment process for a new Chief Executive to succeed Dr Norman Gillespie who will complete his five-year term later this year. This follows what has been an extremely successful period during which Sydney Opera House has flourished and successfully engaged many new audiences. More  

28 March Sydney Opera House Launches Balnaves Foundation Open House Program

On Sunday 1 April, an audience of disadvantaged communities from inner-city Sydney will attend the launch of the Balnaves Foundation Open House Program – a new initiative aimed at increasing access to Sydney Opera House performances. More   

27 March Sydney Opera House Launches Inaugural Annual Giving Program

For the first time since its completion, Sydney Opera House is launching a strategic philanthropic program that will generate unrestricted operating support to underpin its vision and promise. The program has already received multi-year pledges secured from the Trust, staff and philanthropists that amount to $750,000 and has a three year target of raising $3 million. More  

20 March Sydney Opera House Launches New Brand

LIVE PERFORMANCE EVERYDAY – Sydney Opera House is delighted to announce that it will be introducing a new brand vision, logo and advertising campaign. More  

22 February 'Ready, Set, Go... Sydney! Lands At Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House recently hosted 40 Inbound Tour Operators as part of the Australian Tourism Export Council / Tourism New South Wales ITO ‘mega-family’. More  

29 January Sydney Opera House Celebrates Jorn Utzon's Winning Vision, 50 Years Ago Today!

Half a century ago on Tuesday, 29 January 1957, the judges of an international competition to design an Opera House for Sydney announced its winner inside the National Art Gallery of Australia. More  

26 January Sydney Opera House Makes a Global Call to Vote This Australia Day: It's a World Wonder Down Under!

As Australians all unite to celebrate their heritage on Australia Day, it’s time to remember a much-loved Australian icon and it’s bid to become one of the New Wonders of the World, Sydney Opera House. More  

5 January Early Work Begins on Significant Access Improvements For Sydney Opera House

Preliminary work starts this week on the Accessibility and Western Foyers Project, a project that will greatly improve accessibility for visitors to the House, an important milestone in Sydney Opera House’s history. More  


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