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With over 40 shows, gigs, concerts, talks and tours each week, there is something for everyone at the Sydney Opera House. Use the filter tool to find an event or browse the selection below.

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Talks & Ideas

Antidote - A festival of ideas, art and action

02 Sep 2017 - 03 Sep 2017

Politics. Climate change. Fake news. Money. We’ve spent years talking about the world’s problems. Now we need an Antidote.
First Nations

Badu Gili

Every Day

New daily sunset sails lighting explores ancient First Nations stories.
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Kids & Families, Little ones

Justine Clarke's Look! Look! Its a Gobbledygook

01 Jul 2017 - 11 Jul 2017

Explore the magic of books and the art of storytelling on a musical journey with award winning author.
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Kids & Families, 8+ years

Minecraft at the Sydney Opera House

02 Jul 2017 - 03 Jul 2017

Grab your pickaxe and join us for a celebration of all things Minecraft!
Bangarra - Bennelong


29 Jun 2017 - 29 Jul 2017

Bangarra presents a brand new contemporary dance work that will leave you in awe of Australia’s history, choreographed by Artistic Director Stephen Page.
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Classical Music

George Michael: Praying for Time

06 Jul 2017 - 08 Jul 2017

Thirty years ago this year, George Michael released his seminal debut solo album Faith. What was planned to be an anniversary concert with your Sydney Symphony Orchestra to celebrate this milestone, will now honour the pop icon gone far too soon.
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Contemporary Music

The Beatles First 5: Rock n Roll Music

09 Sep 2017 - 10 Sep 2017

Featuring an ensemble of Australia’s finest musicians and state of the art sound, don't miss the experience of how it all began.
Classical Music

Intimate Mozart

9 Jul 2017

Born in South Africa, raised in Australia, educated in the US and now a resident of the UK, pianist Kristian Bezuidenhout is one of the world’s leading performers of Mozart.


All Day, 3 Sep 2017

20,000 helium balloons. Nine hours. One woman. A unique, one-time-only meditative experience exclusive to Sydney.
Join us for Winter Eats at Sydney Opera House. Monday to Friday $30 lunch offers coupled with the most incredible view - the best way to escape the winter blues.
Classical Music

Imperial Bells - Chimes in Concert

23 Jul 2017

A spellbinding sound filled with beauty, romance & solemnity – ancient Chime music performed by the internationally acclaimed Hubei Chime Bells Orchestra. Do not miss out this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to enjoy an extraordinary concert.
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Hannah Gadsby

27 Sep 2017 - 08 Oct 2017

Much-loved Australian comedian, Hannah Gadsby, is bringing the final show of her comedic legacy, the award-winning Nanette, to the Sydney Opera House.
Operatic sensation Greta Bradman joins Tinalley String Quartet for an exquisite program featuring the words and music of Bach, Mendelssohn and Schubert’s epic ‘Death and the Maiden’.
Strauss Sonata for Violin and Piano
Classical Music

ANAM: Strauss Sonata for Violin and Piano

16 Jul 2017

Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) alumni Harry Bennetts and Louisa Breen perform Strauss.
Musical Theatre

Bernadette Robinson - The Show Goes On

25 Aug 2017 - 04 Sep 2017

“The Show Goes On” is a truism that embodies all the drama, glamour and star power of the world’s greatest divas. From Bassey to Streisand and more. Bernadette Robinson brings to life their songs, their moods, exploring and celebrating the singers adored by the public over the last 75 years
Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox
Contemporary Music

Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox

28 Sep 2017

The viral phenomenon, re-imagining today's biggest hits with musical styles from yesteryear, live in concert.