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From Our House to Yours

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 Thursday to Sunday for live broadcasts, archival footage, and premieres.

Starry night sky

6pm Wednesday, May 27 – First Nations

First Nations Arts Awards 2020

Celebrate the outstanding achievements of some of our most inspiring artists at the First Nations Arts Awards, presented by the Arts Council.

Man and woman talking on stage

8pm Thursday, May 28 – First Nations

aabaakwad 2020 NIRIN

Tune in for this Indigenous led conversation on Indigenous art by those who create, curate and write about it. Keynote discussion led by aabaakwad founder Wanda Nanibush and Wiradjuri artist/scholar Brook Andrew.

Opera House sail lit with First Nations art

8pm Friday, May 29 – First Nations

Badu Gili - Celebrating First Nations Culture

Immerse yourself in First Nations storytelling across two chapters that celebrate the rich history of Bennelong Point through ancient storytelling illuminated on the eastern Bennelong sail.

Bow and Arrow perform, clouded in yellow smoke

8pm Saturday, May 30 – First Nations

Bow and Arrow (Live)

Eccentric electro soul duo, Bow and Arrow, bring their signature brand of energising, entertaining and fun live performance direct from the stage of the Joan Sutherland Theatre.

Man dances out the front of the Opera House

4pm Sunday, May 31 – First Nations

Muggera Dance Party (Live)

Hold your very own dance party with Daz and Jax Compton, stars of the popular TV show Move it Mob Style! Big and little kids alike are invited to learn contemporary Indigenous and hip hop infused dance moves.

Articles

Long reads, interviews, essays, guides

Mark Olive's Braised Wallaby Shanks

Go native: Delicious Indigenous recipes for your next iso-dinner party

Discover dishes from Australia’s top First Nations chefs.

Two theatre performers in face paint

Eternal history

The story of First Nations theatre at the Sydney Opera House.

Moana Maniapoto, Lisa Reihana and Nayuka Gorrie on a panel as part of Letters to Cook event

Where to start listening: Deadly Voices From the House

Favourites from conversations with leading voices in First Nations art.

Videos

Full performance recordings, festival talks, archival footage


Hannah Brontë: Tellus Terra

Hannah Brontë's All About Women art commission 'Tellus Terra' explores the relationship between the country and the Indigenous woman’s body, in the wake of a summer of fires.


Understanding Songlines 360

Float amongst the endless expanse of The Pleiades, behold the majestic scar trees, marvel at the Western Kimberly and the Wandjina as Rhoda Roberts AO, Head of Indigenous Programming at Sydney Opera House, guides you through ‘Songlines’.


First Nations dancers fly Aboriginal flag on the sails

Abigail Delaney and Dubs Yunupingu of the Jannawi Dance Clan open Dance Rites 2019, climbing the Sydney Opera House sails at dawn to fly the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags.

Podcasts & Playlists

Talks, conversations, inspiring ideas

Low Life band on blue background

Love List: Australian Punk/Post-Punk by Low Life

Cristian and Mitch from Low Life have written a Love List to the Australian bands who have shaped them, excited them and geed them up over the years.

Bruce Shapiro, Sisonke Msimang and Lina Attalah speaking on stage

Ideas at the House

Dig into 300 episodes of talks from the world’s greatest minds and thinkers, all recorded live at the Sydney Opera House.

Artwork for Deadly Voices from the House podcast

Letters to Cook

A new miniseries from Deadly Voices from the House. Three searing letters from First Nations artists asking: if Captain Cook were alive today, what would you say to him?

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

Bring our stages to your sofa with our new digital program delivered weekly from our House to yours.

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