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Contemporary Music

Paul Weller

27 Jan 2018 - 28 Jan 2018

The one and only Modfather behind The Jam, The Style Council and a staggering 13 solo albums makes his Opera House debut for only two shows in Australia – performing rare in-the-round sets of raucous rock 'n' roll and blue-eyed soul this summer.
Grammy Award-winning early music virtuoso Jordi Savall returns to Sydney Opera House with Hespèrion XXI & Tembembe Ensamble Continuo for one night only.
Kids & Families, Family Friendly

Frank Woodley, Noodlenut

25 Sep 2017 - 08 Oct 2017

Introduce little comedy fans to Australia’s much loved and award-winning comedian in his first ever show for children!
Kids & Families,

Junior Adventure Tour

01 Jul 2017 - 08 Oct 2017

Curious minds and adventurous beings uncover mysterious secrets and unusual facts with this jam-packed journey through the Sydney Opera House.

The Merchant of Venice

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.
Contemporary Music

Lee Sun Hee

27 Sep 2017

Lee Sun Hee, the legendary vocalist and Diva of South Korea, is having her concert in Sydney Opera House in September!
Musical Theatre

Miracle City

12 Oct 2017 - 29 Oct 2017

Prolific Australian playwright, Nick Enright and award-winning composer Max Lambert’s critically acclaimed Australian musical has been born again – hallelujah!
Hungarian composer and pianist Havasi makes his Australian debut with his innovative solo piano compositions, featuring special guest Lisa Gerrard.
Helpmann Award Winner

Hannah Gadsby

27 Sep 2017 - 08 Oct 2017

Hannah Gadsby is bringing the final show of her comedic legacy, the award-winning Nanette, to the Sydney Opera House. Get tickets now.

Three Sisters

06 Nov 2017 - 16 Dec 2017

In the hands of Kip Williams and Andrew Upton, Chekhov’s masterpiece is an achingly beautiful, exquisitely layered time-lapse of life passing.
Contemporary Music

Tommy Emmanuel

30 Sep 2017

Australia’s world acclaimed acoustic guitar icon Tommy Emmanuel returns for his first capital city tour in two years, with special guest, fellow CGP Steve Wariner.
Classical Music

Emmanuel Pahud

8 Oct 2017

The world’s greatest living flautist Emmanuel Pahud is back! Twelve years after his Australian debut, one of Richard Tognetti’s great musical friends returns to perform with the ACO.
Classical Music

Elgar The Dream of Gerontius

19 Oct 2017 - 21 Oct 2017

This monumental work embodies Elgar’s spiritual and artistic ideals – it is as stirringly Romantic and grand as you’d expect.
Beethoven’s stormy ‘Serioso’ quartet and Tchaikovsky’s heart wrenching 1st Quartet bookend this compelling program that features the virtuosic talents of pianist Daniel de Borah.

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16 Nov 2017 - 17 Nov 2017

Who decides what makes life worth living? Inspired by true events in the lives of our ensemble members, Chrysalis is a daring new work from independent theatre company Midnight Feast. It is our life-affirming and defiant response to the pervasive idea that people would be “better dead than disabled”.