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Sydney Opera House History & Heritage

The Architect Jørn Utzon

Jørn Utzon was a relatively unknown 38 year old Dane until January 29, 1957 when his entry, was announced winner of the ‘International competition for a national opera house at Bennelong Point, Sydney’. More

The Architect Jorn Utzon

House History

Sydney Opera House is a masterpiece of late modern architecture. It is admired internationally and proudly treasured by the people of Australia. In its short lifetime, Sydney Opera House has earned a reputation as a world-class performing arts centre and become a symbol of both Sydney and the Australian nation. More

House History

Photo Gallery

View performance, major event and historical photos from in and around Sydney Opera House. More

Photo Gallery

World Heritage Listing

Sydney Opera House was formally recognised as one of the most outstanding places on Earth with its inclusion on the UNESCO World Heritage List on June 28 2007. More

World Heritage Listing

ARCHIVES: THE WOLANSKI COLLECTIONS

The Dennis Wolanski Library and Archives was established in 1973, consisting of material about the House and the performing arts in general. More

Dennis wolanski
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