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With over 40 shows, gigs, concerts, talks and tours each week, there is something for everyone. Use the Calendar & Filter button to filter all Sydney Opera House events by date, genre and venue.

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Talks & Ideas

Yeonmi Park - The Darkest Place in the World

12pm, 3 Sep 2017

As a teenager, Yeonmi Park fled with her mother across the North Korean border. Now she resists the regime by sharing her remarkable story.
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Sydney's Nightlife

Clare Holland - What We Do After Dark

3pm, 3 Sep 2017

Join FBi Radio Managing Director and local music lover Clare Holland in fighting the culture war that's targeting Sydney's young audiences.
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Talks & Ideas

Brian Reed - We Need To Talk About S-Town

29 July 2017

S-Town's rich and thoughtful story telling has captured the attention of audiences from around the world. Join the host and co-creator, Brian Reed, for an indepth discussion about the groundbreaking podcast.
Bangarra - Bennelong


29 Jun 2017 - 29 Jul 2017

Bangarra presents "an extraordinarily powerful work, a benchmark in Australian dance creativity" at the Sydney Opera House. Get tickets now.
First Nations

Badu Gili

Every Day

New daily sunset sails lighting explores ancient First Nations stories.
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Classical Music

Ravishing Ravel Spinning Tales

27 Jul 2017 - 29 Jul 2017

It's music at its most sensual and enticing in this program of Ravel.
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Classical Music

Karen Gomyo

6 Aug 2017

Young, effortless, and talented. Canadian violinist Karen Gomyo performs a cosmopolitan program including Vivaldi, Ravel, Takemitsu and more. Part of the Utzon Music Series.
Little Big Shots
Kids & Families, Family Friendly

Little Big Shots

08 Sep 2017 - 10 Sep 2017

An international film festival for kids, featuring the best international and local shorts, animations, documentaries and amazingly, child-produced films.
Tours & Experiences

Iron Chef All Star Dinner

02 Aug 2017 - 03 Aug 2017

The epic Iron Chef All Stars charity dinner comes to life at the Sydney Opera House where a guest MC will guide diners through a magnificent degustation.
Join us for Winter Eats at Sydney Opera House. Monday to Friday $30 lunch and wine offers coupled with the most incredible view - the best way to escape the winter blues.
Musical Theatre

Bernadette Robinson - The Show Goes On

25 Aug 2017 - 04 Sep 2017

“The Show Goes On” is a truism that embodies all the drama, glamour and star power of the world’s greatest divas. From Bassey to Streisand and more. Bernadette Robinson brings to life their songs, their moods, exploring and celebrating the singers adored by the public over the last 75 years
Experience all the hilarity of James Valentine’s Afternoon radio program on ABC Radio Sydney – but after dark!* And in a theatre.

Joel McHale

15 Sep 2017

As one of the most sought after comedians and actors in the industry, Joel McHale has starred in the beloved television sitcom, Community, and also brought his biting commentary to mass audiences during his 12 years of hosting The Soup.
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Classical Music

Prelude To A Kiss

12 Aug 2017

Experience the romance of Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald’s songs; the dark soul of Tim Hansen’s new song cycle; and the passion of Chopin’s piano.
Verdi Requiem

Verdi Requiem

10 Aug 2017 - 11 Aug 2017

The pain of loss, the wonder of life, and the sheer terror of death in concert.
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Talks & Ideas

Tibet in the 21st Century

5 Aug 2017

Dr Lobsang Sangay, democratically elected leader of the Central Tibetan Administration, addresses challenges for Tibet in the 21st Century.