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The Avalanches and DJ Shadow: Sampling through time and space

The story of how music became an instrument

There are more layers to a track by The Avalanches than meets the ear.
Singer and producer Sampha Sisay on his debut LP and upcoming performance at Vivid LIVE.
Award-winning fashion designer Dion Lee will create a new collection of uniforms for Opera House staff.
Its a Long Story

It's A Long Story

A podcast about the moments that made the people who shape our culture.

What makes someone succeed in changing the culture? Hamish Macdonald talks to Alicia Garza, Lionel Shriver and others about the moments that made them who they today.
All you need to know for a fun night of operetta.
One of the world’s great performance venues, the Joan Sutherland Theatre is being renewed for the next generation of artists and audiences.

In conversation with Nobuyuki Tsujii

What if you had performed in the Opera House, but never seen it?

Blind since birth, Tsujii was 10 years old when he declared to himself he would become a concert pianist.
Hot Brown Honey 2x1

Smashing walls and smashing fun: Hot Brown Honey

"Humour is a huge part of our language."

Award-winning and label defying, the Honeys mix theatrical spectacle with social activism.
What do kids think about the environment, school or social media? This Kid Life is a podcast where kids get to talk about topics they aren’t often asked about.

Seeing Music: Leif Podhajsky

Inside the London studio of an artist whose clients include Tame Impala, Bonobo and Vivid LIVE.

Byron-born, London-based Podhajsky has designed cover art for Tame Impala, Bonobo and Kelis. He explains his creative process with SOH's Claudio Santoro.
STC A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Dressing for drama: Direction and design

A play needs tension to propel the drama forward. STC's Kip Williams and Alice Babidge discuss the spark that electrifies the stage.

STC Artistic Director Kip Williams and costume and set designer Alice Babidge discuss how direction and design inform each other to create brilliant theatre.
Conor Oberst

Conor Oberst

Nooks & Crannies: Inside the Scenery Dock

Watch singer-songwriter Conor Oberst perform 'Tachycardia' from 2016 release 'Ruminations', in our Nooks & Crannies series, a collaboration between the Sydney Opera House and Intel.
Julie Synder

This American Life, Serial and beyond: Julie Snyder

"Everyday life became political. There was no way that you could just tell stories that would be divorced from that."

Serial's Julie Snyder reveals the moments that shaped her in our podcast It's A Long Story.
Work is underway to make the Opera House sound as good as it looks. Meet the acousticians solving a 40 year-old problem.
Nick Murphy

Vivid LIVE

Nick Murphy fka Chet Faker in NY

The producer and hit-maker talks through his new show, Missing Link.
What do kids think about the environment, school or social media? This Kid Life is a podcast where kids get to talk about topics they aren’t often asked about.
What rules would kids make if they ruled the world? See all the action as it happens at the Children's Republic of Sydney.
Cameron Carpenter

Utzon Music Series

Reflections on ten years

Yarmila Alfonzeti, the curator of the Utzon Music Series, describes ten years of incredible music in an incredible space.