27 Jan 2018 - 28 Jan 2018
The one and only Modfather behind The Jam, The Style Council and a staggering 13 solo albums makes his Opera House debut for only two shows in Australia – performing rare in-the-round sets of raucous rock 'n' roll and blue-eyed soul this summer.
Grammy Award-winning early music virtuoso Jordi Savall returns to Sydney Opera House with Hespèrion XXI & Tembembe Ensamble Continuo for one night only.
Kids & Families, Family Friendly
25 Sep 2017 - 08 Oct 2017
Introduce little comedy fans to Australia’s much loved and award-winning comedian in his first ever show for children!
Kids & Families,
01 Jul 2017 - 08 Oct 2017
Curious minds and adventurous beings uncover mysterious secrets and unusual facts with this jam-packed journey through the Sydney Opera House.
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.
Lee Sun Hee, the legendary vocalist and Diva of South Korea, is having her concert in Sydney Opera House in September!
12 Oct 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
Prolific Australian playwright, Nick Enright and award-winning composer Max Lambert’s critically acclaimed Australian musical has been born again – hallelujah!
Hungarian composer and pianist Havasi makes his Australian debut with his innovative solo piano compositions, featuring special guest Lisa Gerrard.
Helpmann Award Winner
27 Sep 2017 - 08 Oct 2017
Hannah Gadsby is bringing the final show of her comedic legacy, the award-winning Nanette, to the Sydney Opera House. Get tickets now.
06 Nov 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
In the hands of Kip Williams and Andrew Upton, Chekhov’s masterpiece is an achingly beautiful, exquisitely layered time-lapse of life passing.
Australia’s world acclaimed acoustic guitar icon Tommy Emmanuel returns for his first capital city tour in two years, with special guest, fellow CGP Steve Wariner.
The world’s greatest living flautist Emmanuel Pahud is back! Twelve years after his Australian debut, one of Richard Tognetti’s great musical friends returns to perform with the ACO.
19 Oct 2017 - 21 Oct 2017
This monumental work embodies Elgar’s spiritual and artistic ideals – it is as stirringly Romantic and grand as you’d expect.
Beethoven’s stormy ‘Serioso’ quartet and Tchaikovsky’s heart wrenching 1st Quartet bookend this compelling program that features the virtuosic talents of pianist Daniel de Borah.
Venture under the sails and into the heart of Australia’s greatest building on a Sydney Opera House Tour.
16 Nov 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
Who decides what makes life worth living? Inspired by true events in the lives of our ensemble members, Chrysalis is a daring new work from independent theatre company Midnight Feast. It is our life-affirming and defiant response to the pervasive idea that people would be “better dead than disabled”.