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Contemporary Music

Paul Kelly

19 Nov 2017 - 20 Nov 2017

Celebrating 30 years since 'To Her Door', the legendary punk-poet makes his return to rock 'n' roll with new album for a special outdoor show on the Opera House Forecourt.
Made in Australia Nostalgic Bold
Contemporary Music

Youssou Ndour

28 Mar 2018

Returning after 14-years, the king of African pop makes his Opera House debut with his legendary supergroup Le Super Étoile de Dakar for a night of endless funk-fused, afro-pop rhythms.
Electric Energising Memorable
Contemporary Music

Eskimo Joe and the SSO

06 Mar 2018 - 07 Mar 2018

The boys will be performing their massive hits including From the Sea, Black Fingernails Red Wine, Foreign Land amongst other favourites, all under the sails of the Sydney Opera House.
Electric Energising Entertaining
First Nations


25 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017

Homeground brings the best First Nations artists from Australia and the world to the Opera House for two big days of free music, dance, workshops and markets
Made in Australia

Dark Emu

14 Jun 2018 - 14 Jul 2018

Compelling contemporary dance, soul-stirring soundscapes and uniquely Australian stories – Bangarra are a company at the peak of their powers. In superb form after the sold-out season of Bennelong, they return in 2018 with a major new dance work, Dark Emu.
Moving Exhilarating Uplifting
20 ZEP Masterpieces, 35 musicians & singers, 45 blazing megawatts of ZEP Brilliance!
Circus & Magic

The Unbelievables

19 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017

From the producers of The Illusionists and Circus 1903 comes a brand new blockbuster. Get tickets for The Unbelievables now.
Blood pumping Entertaining Exhilarating
Kids & Families, Little ones

Jay Laga'aia's Classic Christmas

28 Nov 2017 - 17 Dec 2017

Join us for a very merry introduction to live classical music and carols for ages 2-5.
Memorable Sensory Delightful

The Wider Earth

17 Jan 2018 - 27 Jan 2018

A magical portrayal of Charles Darwin’s voyage through nature, faith and science.
Compelling Playful Delightful
Classical Music

Streeton Trio: Czech Masterpieces

9 Sep 2017

This program explores some of the masterpieces of the piano trio repertoire, composed by three of the most beloved Czech composers; Dvorak, Suk and Smetana.
Romantic Sublime Intimate

Storytime Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

20 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017

A beautiful princess must sleep for 100 years – until woken by true love’s kiss …
Crowd pleaser Heart Warming Blood pumping

The Merchant Of Venice

24 Oct 2017 - 26 Nov 2017

Money makes the world go around. Portia has it. Bassanio wants it. Shylock lends it. Antonio owes the value of it.
Made in Australia Moving Bold
Classical Music

Bluebeard's Castle

29 Nov 2017 - 02 Dec 2017

Experience the drama of Bluebeard's Castle with two vocal masterpieces to get us prepared for this powerful and moving program.
Ground breaking Blood pumping Eye opening

Tours and Experiences

Tours on every day

Venture under the sails and into the heart of Australia’s greatest building on a Sydney Opera House Tour.
Contemporary Music

The Waifs

25 Nov 2017

An Evening with The Waifs features over two hours of music that spans their 25 year history of touring, with their sets determined with input from you, and laced with your stories.
Australian premiere Moving Invigorating
Musical Theatre

From Broadway to La Scala

18 Nov 2017

Soaring with the exuberance of the great stage musicals and enriched with the passion of grand opera, From Broadway to La Scala will hit a new high note for all lovers of fine entertainment in 2017
Memorable Entertaining Sublime