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Contemporary Music

Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite

22 July 2018

Grammy-Award winning, multi-platinum-selling artists BEN HARPER and CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE are bringing their second joint album “No Mercy in This Land” to stages across Australia this July, announcing headline shows in Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra and Sydney.
Crowd pleaser Sublime
First Nations

The Song Keepers in Concert

22 June 2018

This unique Central Australian ensemble sings sacred music in ancient and living indigenous languages together with new music through recent collaborations with other Central and international Choirs.
Made in Australia Inspiring Bold
Contemporary Music

Mazzy Star

11 Jun 2018 - 13 Jun 2018

For their long-awaited Australian debut, California’s dream pop darlings Mazzy Star, led by the sparse, longing vocals of Hope Sandoval and the echo-drenched reverb of guitarist Dave Roback, premiere their quintessential sound with full band at Vivid LIVE.
Australian Exclusive Moving Engaging
Contemporary Music

Iron & Wine

25 May 2018 - 26 May 2018

The indie-folk legend behind classic albums including The Shepherd’s Dog, Sam Beam, aka Iron and Wine opens Vivid LIVE with his full band, featuring a heavenly cascading backdrop and songs from his latest album the acclaimed transportative Beast Epic.

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
Musical Theatre

The Bodybag - A Hilarious Musical Spoof!

16 May 2018 - 23 May 2018

Not even remotely based on an Oscar-winning movie, this genre defying hilarious romantic-musical-thriller will have you rolling in the aisles!

A Night at the Opera

04 Oct 2018 - 04 Oct 2018

You’re invited to a very special Night at the Opera, interrupted by the irrepressible and irreverent Dame Edna Everage. Get your tickets now.
Electric Exciting Energising
Contemporary Music

Joep Beving

29 May 2018 - 30 May 2018

Following in the footsteps of Sydney Opera House alumni Ludovico Einaudi, Nils Frahm, Olafur Arnalds and Max Richter, Dutch pianist and streaming sensation, Joep Beving returns to the Utzon Room on the back of two sold out performances in 2017.

Lighting of the Sails

25 May 2018 - 16 Jun 2018

Classical Music

Orava Quartet: Czech Fantasy

26 Oct 2018

Orava Quartet brings their unique brand of passion and intensity to classics of the string quartet repertoire: Haydn, Schulhoff and Debussy.
Invigorating Sublime
Contemporary Music

Total Control & Friends

1 June 2018

Perhaps the greatest post-punk-post-everything band to ever play the Opera House, the Melbourne legends go all out for a furious farewell before heading off on a world tour.
First Nations

Kuren & Electric Fields

27 May 2018

Fresh from the festival circuit, up and coming Kuren headlines his Sydney Opera House debut with a hot and heavy Studio party playing alongside the outside the box grooves of Electric Fields. This 27th of May celebrate the anniversary of the ’67 Referendum in style.
Contemporary Music

Dreams (Daniel Johns & Luke Steele)

29 May 2018 - 30 May 2018

In their only Australian shows, the long awaited spectacular electro-pop collaboration between two iconic Australian artists, Silverchair’s Daniel Johns (aka Dr Dreams) and Empire of The Sun’s Luke Steele (aka Miracle), has finally arrived.
Moving Engaging Bold


06 Jul 2018 - 07 Jul 2018

Australia’s colonial past and refugee policies are put on trial in this powerful piece of political theatre. Direct from a sold-out season at Sydney Festival 2018, Tribunal is a compelling work not to be missed.
Contemporary Music

George Michael: Listen to your Heart

8 July 2018

Celebrate the maverick popstar, George Michael, in this extra special musical event that takes his iconic hits to a whole new level in full symphonic sound.
Inspiring Bold Entertaining
Contemporary Music

Cat Power Moon Pix 20th Anniversary

31 May 2018

Marking 20 years since its release, acclaimed US indie-folk singer/songwriter Cat Power returns to the Sydney Opera House performing her seminal 1998 album Moon Pix for the first time in-full with original collaborators Jim White and Mick Turner of the Dirty Three, exclusive to Vivid LIVE.