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Contemporary Music


31 May 2019 - 06 Jun 2019

Groundbreaking techno greats Underworld return to the Sydney Opera House for an Australian exclusive performance, transforming the Concert Hall into a pulsing, wildly euphoric dance floor.
Contemporary Music


Wed 24 July

The Concert Hall gets enveloped by the ambient, blissed-out techno of American post-rock wizard Tycho, making his Sydney Opera House debut alongside his superb live band.
Memorable Electric


05 Apr 2019 - 25 Apr 2019

In this Sydney-exclusive season, Verve takes the pulse of Australian contemporary dance– and finds it beating strong. Get tickets now.
Playful Bold Inspiring
In an Australian exclusive, some of Jóhann Jóhannsson’s closest collaborators and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra perform one of the late, great composer’s final works, Last and First Men, an extraordinary multimedia piece narrated by Tilda Swinton.
Talks & Ideas

Michael Pollan

20 July 2019

Legendary writer Michael Pollan explores the taboo topic of psychadelic drugs from his latest book, How to Change your Mind. In this fascinating and illuminating discussion, Pollan reveals what they have taught him about his own mind, and the very nature of consciousness itself.


08 Apr 2019 - 18 May 2019

The Australian premiere of a provocative new work - a story of particle physics and sibling rivalry, woven together with big questions about the universe and our very existence.
Australian premiere Laugh Out Loud Political
Contemporary Music


14 Jun 2019 - 16 Jun 2019

Come on a theatrical and musical journey to experience the creative genius that was David Bowie Starring iOTA, Jeff Duff & Steve Balbi.
Engaging Bold Electric

Burn the Floor Gala

28 Jul 2019

An explosive evening of sensational Ballroom and Latin dance. Featuring special guests from Dancing with the Stars Australia and the legendary Burn the Floor dancers, don't miss this spectacular gala.
Crowd pleaser Delightful Energising
Contemporary Music

Jonsi & Alex Somers: Riceboy Sleeps

11 Jun 2019

In a world premiere, Sigur Rós mastermind Jónsi and American musician and artist Alex Somers perform their gorgeous ambient collaboration, Riceboy Sleeps with choir and orchestra.


16 May 2019 - 19 May 2019

Dance breaks. Killer vocals. Seriously powerful women. Join five kick-ass millennials in this captivating call to action about the critical issues of our times. An unmissable theatrical experience.
Compelling Bold Inspiring
Australia’s internationally acclaimed acoustic guitar icon Tommy Emmanuel returns to Australia this April, with very special guest direct from Nashville, dobro legend Jerry Douglas.
Made in Australia Memorable Bold
Kids & Families, Little ones

Possum Magic

15 Apr 2019 - 28 Apr 2019

Share in the timeless story of friendship and magic in this brand new stage adaptation of the much-loved Australian classic book by Mem Fox.


01 May 2019 - 18 May 2019

First love, betrayal, heartache and forgiveness ... this iconic Romantic ballet has stood the test of time because of the universal passion and drama of its storyline. Get tickets now.
Playful Bold Inspiring
Classical Music

Breakfast at Tiffany's in Concert

04 May 2019 - 05 May 2019

Truman Capote’s best-selling novella comes to life on the big screen accompanied by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Featuring the award-winning song ‘Moon River’ performed live to film.
Australian premiere Energising Romantic
Contemporary Music

Maribou State

Wed 17 July

Hertfordshire’s hypnotic electronic duo transform their atmospheric soundscapes into an immersive live experience, brewing up a mix of synthetic beats, world music samples, and soulful grooves for their Sydney Opera House debut.
Memorable Electric
Kids & Families,

Junior Adventure Tour

13 Apr 2019 - 13 Oct 2019

Curious minds and adventurous beings uncover mysterious secrets and unusual facts with this jam-packed journey through the Sydney Opera House.