25 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
Homeground brings the best First Nations artists from Australia and the world to the Opera House for two big days of free music, dance, workshops and markets
Dance Rites is Australia’s national Indigenous dance competition celebrating the sharing of cultural knowledge including language, dance, skin markings and instruments from one generation to the next.
19 Nov 2017 - 20 Nov 2017
Celebrating 30 years since 'To Her Door', the legendary punk-poet makes his return to rock 'n' roll with new album for a special outdoor show on the Opera House Forecourt.
Returning after 14-years, the king of African pop makes his Opera House debut with his legendary supergroup Le Super Étoile de Dakar for a night of endless funk-fused, afro-pop rhythms.
03 Jan 2018 - 04 Jan 2018
20 ZEP Masterpieces, 35 musicians & singers, 45 blazing megawatts of ZEP Brilliance!
24 Nov 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
Two choral blockbusters, side by side: the decadent Belshazzar's Feast by William Walton and a new oratorio by Peter Eötvös.
14 Dec 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
Hallelujah! The beloved festive treat Messiah returns to the Sydney Opera House. Join us for an unforgettable Christmas celebration.
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.
06 Mar 2018 - 07 Mar 2018
The boys will be performing their massive hits including From the Sea, Black Fingernails Red Wine, Foreign Land amongst other favourites, all under the sails of the Sydney Opera House.
Kids & Families, Little ones
28 Nov 2017 - 17 Dec 2017
Join us for a very merry introduction to live classical music and carols for ages 2-5.
17 Jan 2018 - 27 Jan 2018
A magical portrayal of Charles Darwin’s voyage through nature, faith and science.
Sydney’s best New Year's Eve destination with the ultimate firework views from Sydney Opera House.
25 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
Discover the unique stories of the Gadigal people and their connection to Bennelong Point as a gathering place for community, ceremony and storytelling.
Kids & Families, 8+ years
16 Jan 2018 - 20 Jan 2018
With exploding dustbins, combusting microwaves and daredevil experiments, delve fearlessly into the mysteries of science this summer.
Icon of the vocal world, Dame Emma Kirkby combines with leading lutenist Jakob Lindberg for an intimate afternoon of exquisite song. Part of the Utzon Music Series.
Hansori Music presents ‘Fantasy II’ by Michelle Park, a celebratory end of year family-friendly concert featuring youngest talented musicians to Classical music and the Tango.