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Corporate Media Releases 2013

2013 Corporate Media Releases

20 December New Year's Eve Access to Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House is a prominent and popular vantage point for revellers on New Year’s Eve. Members of the public are reminded that access to Bennelong Point will be closed when the site reaches maximum capacity. More

16 December Full line-up for Summer Playground at the Opera House announced

The Sydney Opera House today announced that one of Bondi’s favourite institutions, The Corner House restaurant, will feature in its Summer Playground line-up in January. More

9 December The Opera House offers everyone the chance to 'Own Our House'

The Sydney Opera House today launched Own Our House, a unique grassroots fundraising campaign that gives people in Australia and around the world the opportunity to show their support for the Opera House by buying a virtual tile on the tallest sail. More

18 November Hack The House - Sydney Opera House Hackathon

The Sydney Opera House will next month launch a 24-hour hackathon to develop a mobile app to enhance the experience of the 8.2 million people who visit Australia’s most famous building each year. More

14 November New 3D Sydney Opera House unveiled for 40th Anniversary

A landmark Scottish heritage project has delivered a precise, 3D model of Australia’s most famous building as part of the Opera House’s 40th Anniversary. More

8 November Van Haandel Group chosen for Bennelong

One of Australia’s most successful and experienced restaurateurs, Frank van Haandel, has been chosen by the Sydney Opera House Trust as the preferred tenderer for the Bennelong restaurant, following a public tender process. More

17 October Sydney Opera House worth $4.6b to Australia

The Sydney Opera House is one of Australia’s key assets, contributing $775 million to the Australian economy every year and with a cultural and iconic value of $4.6 billion, according to a new report by Deloitte released for the 40th anniversary of the Sydney Opera House. More

3 October Access to the Opera House during International Fleet Review

Sydney Opera House is a prominent vantage point for the Navy’s International Fleet Review (IFR) – the biggest on the Harbour in 100 years. Members of the public are reminded that access to Bennelong Point will be closed when the site reaches maximum capacity. More

2 October Reg Mombassa's futuristic mural greets visitors to Sydney Opera House

A 400 square metre mural by Australian artist Reg Mombassa will welcome thousands of visitors attending 40th Anniversary celebrations at the Sydney Opera House in October. More

30 September Joint statement from Sydney Opera House Chairman Kim Williams and CEO Louise Herron

The Chair of the Sydney Opera House Trust, Mr Kim Williams, and the CEO, Ms Louise Herron, issued the following statement in response to the page one stories in Fairfax media outlets concerning the Opera House’s Bennelong Tender which are grossly inaccurate and misleading. More

27 September Kim Williams AM Retires as Chairman of Sydney Opera House Trust

The Chairman of the Sydney Opera House Trust, Kim Williams AM, will step down effective 4 October 2013, after serving in the role for almost nine years. More

20 September MADE by The Opera House

Sydney Opera House student exchange connects a new generation of Australians with Denmark. More

18 September Sydney Opera House announces full line-up for historic concert

An exceptional line-up of Australian talent has been announced for the Sydney Opera House 40th Anniversary Concert on Sunday, 27 October 2013. More

12 September Opera House lottery marks 40th anniversary celebrations

After a 27 year hiatus a modern edition of the famous Opera House Lottery will be brought back to celebrate the iconic building's 40th Anniversary, Deputy Premier Andrew Stoner and the Minister for Tourism, Major Events and the Arts George Souris announced today. More

5 August Sydney Opera House recreates historic opening concert

The Sydney Symphony, Opera Australia and artists from around the country will recreate the famous Opera House opening concert on the Forecourt for an audience of thousands. More

16 July Deloitte becomes the Opera House’s ‘Ideas Partner'

Sydney Opera House and Deloitte today announced that the professional services firm will become Presenting Partner of the Opera House's Ideas at the House program as part of a new collaboration. More

20 June The Opera House announces Danish Royals as Patrons of 40th Anniversary celebrations

NSW Deputy Premier and Minister for Trade & Investment, Andrew Stoner, today announced that Denmark’s Crown Prince Couple, HRH Crown Prince Frederik and HRH Crown Princess Mary, are to visit Sydney as the Patrons of the Opera House’s 40th Anniversary program. More

11 June 'Lunch at the Opera House' launches for winter

Launching today for the months of June and July, the food and beverage venues that the Opera House plays host to will dish up an incredibly compelling lunch offer to precinct and performance visitors. More

21 May Honda Australia announced as event partner of Australia's iconic landmark

Honda Australia has strengthened its commitment to the arts through a new partnership with Sydney Opera House. More

7 May Sydney Opera House opens its food and beverage venues to public tender

The Opera House today released the first of its food and beverage outlets to public tender as part of an 18-month process that will continue into next year. More

19 April Scottish Ten at the Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House is being surveyed inside and out to create an extraordinarily detailed, 3D model of Australia’s most famous building. More 

12 April Samsung Electronics Australia becomes Sydney Opera House’s first Principal Partner

The Opera House and Samsung Electronics Australia today announced a collaboration that will transform the Opera House experience via a diverse range of Samsung's state-of-the-art technology. More

11 April Tegan and Sara live YouTube stream

Canadian twins Tegan and Sara's second and final Concert Hall performance on Friday 26 April will be streamed to fans around the globe, exclusively on dedicated YouTube channel Live at the House. More

27 March Counting Crows' first Australian headline tour in nine years live streamed on Live at the House

Sydney Opera House will live stream the second show of multi-platinum, modern rock band Counting Crows, performing at the iconic venue on Wednesday April 10. More

11 March Sydney Opera House announces Neil Finn & Paul Kelly live stream

The final performance of the sold-out Neil Finn and Paul Kelly Sydney Opera House shows will be lived streamed to Australia and the world on YouTube, Sydney Opera House announced today. More

11 February Sydney Opera House announces Sarah Blasko live YouTube stream

Sydney Opera House, in partnership with YouTube, today announced the live streaming of Australian singer-songwriter Sarah Blasko's imminent Opera House performance on a dedicated YouTube channel. More

21 January Sydney Opera House and Etihad Airways partnership

Minister for Tourism, Major Events and the Arts, George Souris, has today announced a three-year, multi-million dollar partnership between Sydney Opera House, and Etihad Airways. More

14 January Billie Brown

Sydney Opera House today paid tribute to actor and playwright Bille Brown who died on Sunday 13 January 2013, aged 61. More

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