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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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Contemporary Music

Nick Murphy fka Chet Faker presents Missing Link

01 Jun 2017 - 03 Jun 2017

Created exclusively for Vivid LIVE, Nick Murphy fka Chet Faker premieres new material in a brand new visual in-the-round concert experience.
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Theatre

Richard 3

25 Feb 2017 - 01 Apr 2017

Richard is hideous. And Richard was born knowing that he would one day be a ruler.
OA Carmen
Opera

Carmen on Sydney Harbour

24 Mar 2017 - 23 Apr 2017

Carmen stamps her feet, tosses her hair and draws you into her world. Men fall instantly under her spell, and once you’ve heard her sultry Habanera, you’ll fall for opera’s favourite femme fatale, too.
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Kids & Families

Horrible Harriet

08 Apr 2017 - 23 Apr 2017

Leigh Hobbs' best-selling book comes to life on stage.
Talk
Theatre

Talk

03 Apr 2017 - 20 May 2017

John Behan is a radio talkback host with a city in the palm of his hand. He fills Sydney's airwaves with easy answers, hard facts be damned. Yesterday, he overstepped the mark. Today, a trial-by-media threatens to get out of control.
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Dance

Faster

07 Apr 2017 - 26 Apr 2017

Experience the intoxicating physical power of ballet with Faster.
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Contemporary Music

Beth Orton

13 Jun 2017

Beth Orton brings to Vivid LIVE sounds from the new and cutting-edge to the simple and classic.
Songs and Vistas
Classical Music

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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Classical Music

Danzas Amorosas

02 Apr 2017 - 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.
Academy of St Martins in the Field
Classical Music

Academy of St Martin in the Fields

22 Apr 2017 - 23 Apr 2017

Led by Music Director and virtuoso violinist Joshua Bell - one of the finest violinists on the world stage today.
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Kids & Families

Creature: An Adaptation of Dot and the Kangaroo

19 Apr 2017 - 23 Apr 2017

Discover the magic of the Australian bush in this modern and visually stunning retelling of the 1899 classic children's book, Dot and the Kangaroo.
Faster
Dance

Faster

07 Apr 2017 - 26 Apr 2017

Experience the intoxicating physical power of ballet with Faster.
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Sydney Opera House

Tours and Experiences

Tours available every day

Step beneath the sails and discover what makes the Opera House so inspiring.
ACO Bach Violin Concertos
Classical Music

Bach Violin Concertos

09 Apr 2017 - 09 Apr 2017

To hear Bach’s writing for solo violin, violin and orchestra, two violins and orchestra, and three violins and orchestra is to hear genius at work.
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Comedy

Dara O Briain

02 Apr 2017 - 03 Apr 2017

One of Ireland's funniest comedians, Dara O Briain is coming to Australia in 2017.
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Classical Music

Bach St Matthew Passion

15 Apr 2017

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.