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Bringing our stages to your sofa, our new digital program comes to you weekly from our House to yours.

Digital Season

Tune in weekly from Friday to Sunday for live broadcasts, archival footage, and premieres.

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8pm Friday, October 30th AEDT – Comedy

Humour Us: Alice Fraser & Fady Kassab (Premiere)

Word geek comedian, writer, podcaster and performer Alice Fraser joins forces with truth-telling, Lebanese-born RAW Comedy 2019 winner Fady Kassab in this one off double header as a part of the digital comedy series, Humour Us. (Humor us in italics please)

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8pm Saturday, October 31st AEDT – Classical Music

Ensemble Offspring: Mesmerism (Live)

Witness the risk taking and virtuosic instrumentalists, led by acclaimed percussionist Claire Edwardes, perform an intimate and eclectic program featuring Ben Kopp (piano), Lamorna Nightingale (flutes), Jason Noble (clarinets), and the group’s 2020/21 Associate Artist Will Hansen (double bass).

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3pm Sunday, November 1st AEDT – Jazz

Don Burrows: A Celebration of Life Through Jazz (Live)

Join some of Australia’s greatest jazz musicians for a special tribute concert to the legendary Don Burrows. Don’t miss the livestream of this memorable show as we celebrate the life and music of a true national treasure.

Articles

Long reads, interviews, essays, guides

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6 architectural beauties worth the detour on your next NSW road trip

We're not the only architectural marvel worth visiting this World Architecture Day. Here are our picks of lesser-known buildings to check out on your next pastoral pilgrimage.

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The show goes on: local artists are returning to work

It's often said that great art is born of adversity. We spoke to four local artists about their experiences creating new work during a pandemic and the resilience of the arts.

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Rosso's tapestry obsession

Design enthusiast and presenter Tim Ross became so fixated by the Opera House's historic tapestries he went on to host our podcast about them.

Videos

Full performance recordings, festival talks, archival footage and more

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Ziggy Ramo performs 'April 25'

Indigenous rapper Ziggy Ramo performs his powerful and confronting track 'April 25' on the digital stage, drawing attention to Australia's veneration of the Anzacs while Indigenous Australians face ongoing disadvantage.

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Art, Music & Dementia

In recognition of Dementia Action Week, we share a first look at our donor-enabled Art, Music & Dementia Pilot Program. See how the power of music and art with the magic of the Opera House can make a difference..

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Video

Who's in the lift? A percussionist!

Ziggy, Nina and Emma learn how to perfect the drum roll as they meet Jess, a percussionist who can play thousands of instruments!

Podcasts & Playlists

Talks, conversations, love lists and inspiring ideas

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'Love List: Chamber Opera' by Jack Symonds

Sydney Chamber Opera's Artistic Director Jack Symonds introduces us to the chamber opera genre and beyond, in this playlist featuring key repertoire and some of the company's favourite works to perform.

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House Stories: The Tapestries

In a brand new podcast, design enthusiast Tim Ross digs through the archives to unravel the incredible stories behind the tapestries designed for the Sydney Opera House.

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It's a Long Story: Zadie Smith

When 24 year old Zadie Smith published her debut novel, White Teeth, in 2000, she became an instant literary superstar. Two decades and several more novels, short story and essay collections later, her voice remains every bit as relevant.

After digital content for the kids?

Try our brand new page for the kids! Experience the Sydney Opera House from your home with our range of digital content and hands on activities created especially to inspire young minds.

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From Our House to Yours

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