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Contemporary Music


31 May 2019 - 03 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.

Madama Butterfly

28 Jun 2019 - 10 Aug 2019

Constrained, cocooned, caught in a moment of desire, Butterfly is incandescent. In her exotic embrace, Pinkerton finds paradise, then carelessly condemns his bride to purgatory.
Engaging Bold Moving

Aziz Ansari

4 Jun 19

Cult star of American sitcom Parks and Recreation and Netflix’s Master of None, American comedian, writer, producer and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Aziz Ansari is bringing his Road To Nowhere Tour to Sydney Opera House - his first Australian stand up show since 2012.
Internationally acclaimed Delightful Laugh Out Loud
Contemporary Music

Keaton Henson: Six Lethargies

31 May 2019

A musical performance like no other, acclaimed composer Keaton Henson’s multi-sensory Six Lethargies aims to express and explain the feelings of anxiety and depression through six connected movements for string orchestra.
Contemporary Music

Snow Patrol

11 Aug 2019

Irish rockers Snow Patrol return to Australia this August on the ‘Live and Acoustic’ tour which sees the band performing for the first time in the Concert Hall.
Crowd pleaser Delightful Nostalgic
Contemporary Music

Mad Racket by the Harbour

24 May 2019 - 24 May 2019

Well bowled, well rolled. Celebrate 21 years of Sydney’s legendary club collective Mad Racket with a massive open-air party featuring house music legend Larry Heard, Robert Owens plus Mad Racket DJs.
Classical Music

Last Night of the Proms

06 Jun 2019 - 08 Jun 2019

Wear your red, white & blue, grab your flag and your friends then head to the Last Night of the Proms!.
Inspiring Moving Uplifting
Joy Division’s legendary bass player Peter Hook is set to tour Australia with The Metropolitan Orchestra this August which will see him, special guests and the full orchestra perform the band's seminal post punk repertoire with classical elements.
World favourite Nostalgic Eclectic
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.
Classical Music

Indies & Idols

16 Jun 2019

Compositions from Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood, The National’s Bryce Dessner, and Sufjan Stevens presented alongside some of their shared musical influences: Polish composers Szymanowski and Lutosławski.
Compelling Engaging Eclectic
Multiple Emmy Award winning actress Megan Mullally (Will & Grace, Parks and Recreation) and Friday Night Lights star Stephanie Hunt join forces in their critically acclaimed musical comedy cabaret show.
Laugh Out Loud Entertaining Playful
Contemporary Music

Teyana Taylor

29 May 2019

Harlem-born R&B star, choreographer, Kanye collaborator and multi-hyphenate sensation Teyana Taylor makes her Australian debut with a one-night-only performance.
Musical Theatre

Megan Hilty

17 Jun 2019

Megan Hilty is an award-winning, broadway musical theatre star, most famous for her role in the cult musical TV show Smash, as well as her Tony nominated role in Noises Off. In her Sydney Opera House debut, Hilty will perform accompanied by a 40 piece scratch orchestra.
Internationally acclaimed Laugh Out Loud Engaging

Bangarra: 30 years of sixty five thousand

11 Jun 2019 - 13 Jul 2019

Join Bangarra on their biggest tour yet, as the company celebrates its 30th anniversary season with a stunning display of contemporary dance theatre.
Memorable Compelling Moving

Tom Gleeson

24 Aug 2019

A sure fire, killer stand-up at the top of his game. Come and see the great man live on stage in his natural habitat.
Exhilarating Laugh Out Loud Playful
Musical Theatre

Thrones! The Musical Parody

05 Jun 2019 - 30 Jun 2019

Ridiculously handsome men battling White Walkers. Ridiculously beautiful women riding fire-breathing dragons. And everyone either trying to kill or woo each other. Nudity? Maybe. Laughs? For sure.
Exhilarating Electric Uplifting