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This month, we highlight monumental Opera House performances from psychedelic funk trio Khruangbin, folk-pop star Vance Joy and Kiwi funk collective Fat Freddy’s Drop; candid conversations with Succession star Brian Cox and world-renowned mentalist Scott Silven and; a spectacular concert tribute to two musical theatre icons; and a groundbreaking school experiment that puts the students in charge. What could possibly go wrong? Plus, the latest episodes of our podcasts and so much more.
Khruangbin | Live at Sydney Opera House
Captured live at their Sydney Opera House debut in late 2022, this full-length performance finds the Texan trio in full flight, delivering their singular mix of funk, soul and psychedelic rock with hints of Latin pop, jazz, Iranian music, dub reggae and West African rhythm. Float away on Khruangbin’s dreamy, hypnotic grooves as they transform the Concert Hall into a cosmic arena to explore music’s outer limits.
Ngaiire & Sydney Symphony Orchestra | Live at Sydney Opera House
In a rare one-off performance, neo-soul R&B artist Ngaiire joins forces with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra for a transcendent night of music, art and power on the Sydney Opera House Forecourt, conducted by Nicholas Buc.
Wanha! Journey to Arnhem | Live at Sydney Opera House
Be transported to Australia’s remarkable Top End with Wanha!, and experience the Yolŋu people’s musical history and vibrant contemporary scene. This unforgettable Forecourt event stars Arnhem Land’s top talent, including Djakapurra Munyarryun, Dhapanbal Yunupingu, Juran Adams and Andrew Gurruwiwi.
Keep the summer music vibes rolling and experience highlights of the best performances from our recent Forecourt season. Enjoy selections from ARIA-winning Australian folk-pop singer Vance Joy and virtuoso Kiwi funk collective Fat Freddy’s Drop – recorded live under the stars on the iconic Sydney Opera House Forecourt.
Highlights from Boublil & Schönberg’s 'Do You Hear The People Sing?’
A concert spectacular over a decade in the making, this unforgettable tribute to the creators of Les Misérables, Miss Saigon and many more features a 24-piece live orchestra and epic vocalists including Michael Ball, John Owen-Jones, Rachel Tucker and many more. . Experience the transcendent emotions of some of Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil’s most beloved collaborations such as "Empty Chairs at Empty Tables”” and “Do You Hear The People Sing?” – recorded live in the Concert Hall.
Australian String Quartet performs Jack Symonds String Quartet No.2
This brilliant piece from acclaimed Australian composer, conductor and pianist Jack Symonds showcases the Australian String Quartet across its wide-ranging breadth of expression and extremes of colour, unfolding over a unique two-part structure that sweeps the listener up in a display of virtuosity, contrasts and textures that bounce off and reflect each other. An exhilarating performance captured live in all of its glory in our spectacular Northern Foyer.
On The Level | Brian Cox, Gordi, Scott Silven and TEEKS
Our candid, in-depth and revealing interview series puts you face to face with a fascinating array of artists from across music, film and television, and the world of illusion. Emmy-Award winning actor and Succession star Brian Cox sits down to discuss his passion for acting and the experiences that motivate him; Australian singer-songwriter Gordi reflects on her life and career; breakout Māori soul singer TEEKS, talks about heritage and musical inspiration; and world renowned mentalist Scott Silven drops by for a beguiling chat about the power of imagination.
The exciting culmination of our flagship Creative Leadership in Learning program, The Takeover wonders what happens when a school suspends its traditional timetable for three weeks and gives its students full creative control. Will there be chaos? Watch what happens when all 480 students at Liverpool Boys High School are given creative autonomy over the curriculum – with divisive, challenging, but consistently inspired results.
Revisit Antidote, our festival of ideas, art and change, with a selection of talks from the festival now available now to stream for free. Antidote once again offered a vigorous platform to confront the challenges of a changing world, to find solace and strength in collective purpose, and to mark and celebrate cultural and social transformation. Watch talks and panels featuring Jarvis Cocker, Brian Cox, Olivia Laing, Malcolm Turnbull AC, Ed Coper and many more.
Up Next Podcast | Rainbow Chan, Rahel Romahn & Lily Balatincz, Ngaiire
Join host Courtney Ammenhauser as she meets some of the most exciting Australian creatives who are set to define the next wave of culture. In the latest episodes of our podcast series, you’ll meet Hong Kong-Chinese descended producer, vocalist and interdisciplinary artist (and Sydney Opera House fave) Rainbow Chan; theatre performers and co-stars of the recent season of Peter Shaffer’s Amadeus, Rahel Romahn and Lily Balatincz; and the stunning First Nations neo-soul singer Ngaiire, who tells Courtney about her career, life experiences, and performing with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.
The latest season of our long-running podcast features talks from Antidote 2022, kicking off with Emmy-Award-winning stage and screen actor Brian Cox in a fascinating discussion of his storied career – from performing with the Royal Shakespeare Company to playing Hannibal Lecter to starring in the widely-acclaimed, zeitgeist-defining television series Succession.