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.
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.
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.
2 Jun 2019
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
21 Apr 2019
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.
Kids & Families, Little ones
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.
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.
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.
Kids & Families,
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.