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With over 40 shows, gigs, concerts, talks and tours each week, there is something for everyone at the Sydney Opera House

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17 Feb 2017 - 31 Mar 2017

A thrilling story of love, lust and betrayal unfolds at breakneck pace, as director John Bell seeks to recapture the everyday banality of evil, during World War II.
Childrens Republic

The Children's Republic of Sydney

09 Apr 2017 - 13 Apr 2017

We invite your little leaders to create their ideal nation and decide the laws of Sydney's first microstate.


07 Apr 2017 - 26 Apr 2017

Experience the intoxicating physical power of ballet with Faster.

Horrible Harriet

08 Apr 2017 - 23 Apr 2017

Leigh Hobbs' best-selling book comes to life on stage.
You might know him as the host of ABC's top-rating show Gruen or from his various podcasts, but it's on stage where Wil feels most at home – and he's currently at the peak of his powers.
J.S. Bach’s St Matthew Passion is a profound meditation on the final days of Christ’s life, a masterful harmonisation of the epic and the human.
Songs and Vistas

Songs & Vistas: An Alpine Symphony

29 Mar 2017 - 01 Apr 2017

This magnificent piece is a musical 'itinerary' for a day in the mountains: forest birds, a waterfall, the sun on the glaciers, and a thunderstorm that sends the climbers back down the slope.
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Richard 3

25 Feb 2017 - 01 Apr 2017

Richard is hideous. And Richard was born knowing that he would one day be a ruler.
Andrew Bird

Andrew Bird

15 Apr 2017

Six years on from his sold-out Opera House debut, indie-pop's violin-wielding virtuoso returns with his looping genius, full band and new album, Are You Serious.
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Tours and Experiences

Tours on every day

For the first time ever in Australia, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra will perform in Melbourne and Sydney with internationally acclaimed Jaap van Zweden conducting and renowned violinist Ning Feng as soloist.
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The Nixon Tapes

05 Jun 2017

Opera Australia celebrates John Adams at 70, performing scenes from his first opera, along with works of acclaimed contemporaries for Vivid LIVE
Taste of the Opera House

Taste of the Opera House

02 Apr 2017 - 03 Dec 2017

Wine and dine your way around Sydney Opera House restaurants and bars to experience the culinary delights of some of Sydney's best chefs.

Beth Orton

13 Jun 2017

Beth Orton brings to Vivid LIVE sounds from the new and cutting-edge to the simple and classic.
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Danzas Amorosas

02 Apr 2017

Tango…. a torrid love affair lasting three minutes! Beautiful Latin-inspired classical music for all, from Verdi to Rojas, with premier international musicians, the Hourglass Ensemble.
‘Heading To Berlin’ for their European debut, Australia’s acclaimed ACACIA QUARTET will play music by Mozart, Schubert and the forgotten German/Jewish composer Gunter Raphael.