Glitzy sets, big emotions, and stirring music fill the stage in La Bohème. This romantic classic is the inspiration behind the musical RENT and the movie Moulin Rouge. La Traviata, the world’s most popular opera, brings lavish parties to life on stage: velvet dresses, rousing music, combined with passionate romance and tragic endings.
A thrilling story of love, lust and betrayal unfolds at breakneck pace in the war drama, Tosca, directed by John Bell. Known internationally as one the world’s great opera events, Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour returns in 2017 with one of the most well-known and loved operas, Bizet’s Carmen.
Two Weddings, One Bride features well-loved operetta tunes and plenty of laughs and starring Opera Australia principal artist Julie Lea Goodwin. See the world’s greatest opera singer, Jonas Kaufmann, singing an opera for the first time in Australia. This will be an unforgettable experience as he performs Wagner’s Parsifal in concert, an Opera Australia first.
Verdi's Requiem is a thrilling journey of intense human emotion, as dramatic as any opera. Performed by the Opera Australia Chorus with an international cast of Verdi specialists, this is a true choral masterpiece.
Opera Australia closes 2017 with two spectacular New Year’s Eve performances. Choose between a full performance of The Merry Widow or the entertaining Opera Gala. Then, with a heart full of song, watch the fireworks the whole world watches.