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First Nations


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
Made in Australia

Dance Rites

26 Nov 2017

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.
Engaging Welcoming Memorable

Arts Market

25 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017

The Homeground Arts Market returns in 2017 to present a global marketplace of exquisite art, homewares, jewellery and food.
ARIA Hall of Fame inductees Yothu Yindi reunite with special guests to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Filthy Lucre remix of “Treaty.”
Big moment Nostalgic Entertaining

Antony and Cleopatra

03 Mar 2018 - 07 Apr 2018

In the ruthless, ever-expanding empire of Rome, Shakespeare creates an astonishing portrait of a love too great for the world.
Made in Australia Blood pumping Compelling
Contemporary Music

Seu Jorge

25 Mar 2018

Reprising his unforgettable role as a David Bowie acoustic strummer in The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, see the Brazilian legend perform acoustic renditions of David Bowie hits including ‘Rebel Rebel’, ‘Life On Mars’ and ‘Changes’.
Nostalgic Sublime Intimate

The Wider Earth

17 Jan 2018 - 27 Jan 2018

A magical portrayal of Charles Darwin’s voyage through nature, faith and science.
Compelling Playful Delightful
In 2018, Lisa Ono’s 30th anniversary debut, she is bringing the Brazilian music style and invite all the audience to join Lisa’s carnival!
Celebratory Energising Memorable
Contemporary Music

Jack Johnson

30 Nov 2017 - 02 Dec 2017

Jack Johnson and his band return this summer playing all your favourite songs outdoors, under the stars, touring in support of his forthcoming studio album, All The Light Above It Too.
Memorable Entertaining Delightful
Classical Music

Bluebeard's Castle

29 Nov 2017 - 02 Dec 2017

Experience the drama of Bluebeard's Castle with two vocal masterpieces to get us prepared for this powerful and moving program.
Ground breaking Blood pumping Eye opening
Classical Music

Belshazzar’s Feast

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.
Inspiring Memorable Bold

Bennelong Walk

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.
Insightful Engaging Educational
Kids & Families, Little ones

Jay Laga'aia's Classic Christmas

28 Nov 2017 - 17 Dec 2017

Join us for a very merry introduction to live classical music and carols for ages 2-5.
Memorable Sensory Delightful
Kids & Families, 8+ years

Brainiac Live

16 Jan 2018 - 20 Jan 2018

With exploding dustbins, combusting microwaves and daredevil experiments, delve fearlessly into the mysteries of science this summer.
Engaging Mind expanding Entertaining
Kids & Families, 3+ years

The Gruffalo

07 Dec 2017 - 23 Dec 2017

Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's much-loved picture book live on stage!
Laugh Out Loud Delightful
Kids & Families, Little ones

The Funatorium: Captain Hook's Pirate Party

11 Jan 2018 - 27 Jan 2018

Ahoy me hearties! Join Hook, Tink and Smee for catchy tunes, breath-taking circus, acrobatics and a treasure trove of silliness!
Crowd pleaser Nostalgic Laugh Out Loud