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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

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Two Weddings, One Bride

27 Apr 2017 - 22 Oct 2017

Gather for a fun night of operetta and let the sumptuous costumes, pretty sets and joyful melodies take you all the way to French Morocco.
Anyone can be driven to become an activist when they have no other choice. Join 3 speakers that are our new breed of activist – the accidental one – in this groundbreaking panel discussion about water, the custodianship of our lands and the communities that live on them.
Created exclusively for Vivid LIVE, Nick Murphy fka Chet Faker premieres new material in a brand new visual in-the-round concert experience.
Sydney's best dining for Mother's Day is at Sydney Opera House.
TAB The Nutcracker

Nutcracker - The Story of Clara

02 May 2017 - 20 May 2017

Graeme Murphy’s acclaimed reimagining of The Nutcracker, like his Swan Lake, masterfully weaves together the enchantment and fantasy of the beloved classic with emotional depth and a modern perspective.
The Avalanches join forces with fellow producer genius DJ Shadow for the ultimate Sydney Harbour party.
Australia Piano Quartet returns to the Utzon Room this June with Might and Majesty
Philharmonia Rossini 1x1

Rossini Stabat Mater

06 May 2017 - 07 May 2017

Experience the celestial power of the voice as soloists and choir perform highlights from the operas of the Italian masters, featuring Rossini’s Stabat Mater.
Join us as The Whitlams' music gets the full orchestral treatment and celebrate 25 years of Tim Freedman's songwriting.
Julia Morris

Julia Morris - Lift and Separate

14 May 2017 - 14 May 2017

After a year off touring, Julia Morris returns in her brand new, one woman show – a delicious and raucous romp.

Bill Callahan

02 Jun 2017 - 03 Jun 2017

A Vivid LIVE retrospective celebrating Bill Callahan’s broad and brilliant career.
ACO Soloists

ACO Soloists

14 May 2017

In a group the size of the ACO, there is nowhere to hide. It’s an ensemble of soloists. This program showcases the extraordinary talents of the ACO’s musicians.
Tchaikovsky’s Pathétique

Tchaikovsky's Pathetique

10 May 2017 - 15 May 2017

Tchaikovsky’s Pathétique Symphony never fails to delight audiences. Latvian violinist Baiba Skride plays Prokofiev’s brilliant first Violin Concerto.
Bangarra - Bennelong


29 Jun 2017 - 22 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.

Vivid LIVE Backstage Tour

26 May 2016 - 04 Jun 2017

Sweep back the curtains and explore behind-the-scenes with an intimate small-group Vivid LIVE Backstage Tour.
The 7 Stages of Grieving

The 7 Stages of Grieving

19 May 2017 - 20 May 2017

Explore Aboriginal history, grief and hope of reconciliation in this one-woman show.