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Contemporary Music


18 Oct 2018

Legendary rock band Foreigner will perform iconic hits from their formidable music arsenal live in the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall, accompanied by an 18-piece orchestra.
Nostalgic Uplifting Exhilarating
Contemporary Music

Courtney Barnett

25 Aug 2018 - 25 Aug 2018

One of the most unique Australian voices to emerge this century, see Courtney Barnett tear up the Concert Hall with whiplash wit and a full band this August.
Moving Electric Memorable

The Merry Widow

28 Apr 2018 - 19 May 2018

For the ultimate night at the ballet, make a date with Hanna, the fabulously wealthy, fancy-free heroine of The Merry Widow. Delight in the hijinks of a high-society marriage plot with tangled affairs, narrow misses and jealous lovers.
Contemporary Music

Camp Cope

25 July 2018

Following a sold out national tour, the Melbourne power trio celebrate their fearless second album in one of their only Sydney performances for the year.
Moving Memorable Invigorating
Kids & Families, Little ones

ABC Classic Kids: Sounds like Australia

04 May 2018 - 21 May 2018

Treat little ears to musical soundscapes and classical compositions in this immersive introduction to music.
Inspiring Engaging
Contemporary Music

Nothing Compares 2 Prince

27 April 2018

The World Premiere of one of the greatest ever gatherings of Prince’s collaborators live on stage!
Crowd pleaser Memorable Entertaining
Contemporary Music

Belle & Sebastian

5 May 2018

From The Boy With The Arab Strap to We Were Beautiful, the Scottish indie luminaries return with a trove of new songs and fan favourites from their catalogue.
Cult favourite Moving Nostalgic
First Nations

Gudirr Gudirr

27 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018

Fusing performance art, Indigenous dance, gymnastics and Malaysian martial arts, Gudirr Gudirr is a powerful and profoundly personal solo work by celebrated Australian dancer-choreographer, Dalisa Pigram. Get tickets for Gudirr Gudirr now.
Moving Inspiring Eye opening
Contemporary Music

Middle Kids

27 May 2018

Expect a sonic journey From piano ballads to sing along pop anthems, don’t miss Sydney’s own Middle Kids perform Lost Friends, their debut album as a threesome, in the exclusive environs of the Joan Sutherland Theatre.

Two Jews walk into a theatre...

09 May 2018 - 13 May 2018

Whether doting or distant, joker or tyrant, a father is a terrible weight to carry around. Gideon Obarzanek and Brian Lipson perform in UnWrapped: a series of contemporary performances by remarkable Australian artists.
Moving Compelling Entertaining
Kids & Families, 5+ years


18 Apr 2018 - 28 Apr 2018

Discover a joyous, uplifting circus experience that is sure to captivate the whole family.
Heart Warming Memorable Playful
Croatian pianist Maksim Mrvica is coming to Australia for a debut tour. A world renowned live performer, Maksim excites the crowd with electrifying energy and compelling emotions.
Bold Compelling Entertaining
Circus & Magic


19 Apr 2018 - 26 Apr 2018

Witness amazing feats of human strength, beauty and resilience in this sensational new circus show.
Compelling Entertaining Exhilarating
Kids & Families, 6+ years

Billionaire Boy

14 Apr 2018 - 29 Apr 2018

Joe Spud learns what money can’t buy as David Walliams' bestselling novel comes to life on stage
Heart Warming Playful
Classical Music

The Bernstein Songbook

10 May 2018 - 12 May 2018

Come on the town with Leonard Bernstein in a concert of musical theatre highlights from Candide to West Side Story and more!
Nostalgic Memorable Invigorating
Tours & Experiences

Sunrise on the Steps

Experience Sydney Opera House like never before and find some focus to start your day with Sunrise on the Steps powered by Samsung.