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Party Dozen perform 'Play The Truth'

Music video

Sydney-based musicians Kirsty Tickle (Exhibitionist) and Jonothan Boulet of the experimental sonic project Party Dozen bring together amplified saxophone, looped guitars and percussion in their track 'Play the Truth' performed on a vacant Drama Theatre stage.

Series

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Waxing Lyrical

In our new Instagram TV series Waxing Lyrical, go behind the record collections of notable music artists and fans and discover the records that helped them endure the corona quarantine.

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Couch Critics

Arts and analysis from your armchair. With our Digital Season, you don’t need a monocle, crisp suit or a cravat to be a critic - all you need is your couch and a computer.

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Date Night

With the world in lockdown - the weekly date night seemed to fly out the window!
But thanks to the help of our Partners Mastercard® and Champagne Perrier-Jouët, Sydney Opera House was able to give away the ultimate stay-at-home date.

Performances – Contemporary Music

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Dobby performs 'I Can't Breathe'

Recorded live from the Joan Sutherland Theatre, rapper, drummer and speaker DOBBY performs his latest track 'I Can't Breathe’. This is an eye opening manifesto that should be essential viewing for all Australians.

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Underworld perform 'Border Country'

British techno titans Underworld perform their 2019 track 'Border Country' in the cavernous Concert Hall for a thrillingly immersive, pulse poundingly visceral dance floor experience from Vivid LIVE 2019.

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Gordi performs 'Unready'

Australian folk-pop singer Gordi performs her enchanting track 'Unready' as part of her official international album launch show for her latest record, Our Two Skins, recorded and streamed live from the Joan Sutherland Theatre stage last month.

Performances – Classical Music

Watch the Sydney Symphony’s final performance of 2019

Simone Young conducts the orchestra performing Mahler’s Klagende Lied.

What does anxiety sound like?

Celebrated folk musician Keaton Henson has tackled his illness head on with a six part symphony chronicling trauma.

Jónsi and Alex Somers mesmerise the Concert Hall

Plus, an interview with Alex Somers on performing the album for the first time in full at Vivid LIVE with the Sydney International Orchestra & Choir.

Talks


Denise Ho on pop and politics in Hong Kong

A conversation at Antidote about how all activism — big or small — can have a big difference. Hosted by Zing Tsjeng.


The case for hope with DeRay Mckesson

The civil rights activist and leading voice of Black Lives Matter on how we can keep believing in change in a world marked by racism and violence.

Behind the scenes

Meet ballet star Natalia Osipova

In this interview, Osipova unpacks the moments that made her — from a mentorship with Alexei Ratmansky, to becoming a principal artist at The Royal Ballet.

Sydney Opera House at Sunrise

Revitalise your morning with Sydney based composer Ella Macens: The Space Between Stars. This beautiful composition is performed by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jessica Cottis.

Performance on a Plate - Opera Bar

Watch how Opera Bar assemble their famous ‘Sydney Sling’ cocktail, then try it at home with some fresh oysters.

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