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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.
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.
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!
Kids & Families, Family Friendly

We're Going on a Bear Hunt

19 Feb 2018 - 24 Feb 2018

Join our intrepid family of adventurers and their musical dog as they wade through swishy swashy grass, the splishy splashy river and thick oozy, squelchy mud, on their quest to find a bear.
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!


11 Sep 2017 - 28 Oct 2017

This jet-black comedy is a feast of wicked laughs, piercing insults and revenge served cold.
Contemporary Music

My Leonard Cohen

19 Sep 2017 - 24 Sep 2017

My Leonard Cohen – performed by Stewart D’Arrietta and a seven-piece band with some of Australian’s best contemporary musicians. D’Arrietta’s musical interpretations are gutsy and arresting and his stories deliver an intimate insight into Cohen’s live.
Circus & Magic

The Unbelievables

19 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017

From the producers of The Illusionists and Circus 1903 comes a brand new blockbuster. Get tickets for The Unbelievables 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.
Classical Music


Sun 10 Dec

A mesmerizing concert of Arabic music by the Andalus Arabic Choir and their oriental ensemble takes you on a magical journey East to Andalusia.
Big and hairy, small and scary Australia's animals will be brought to life by Richard Morecroft, in this exciting retelling of the Saint-Saens' original classic.

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.
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.
Contemporary Music


23 Sep 2017

GOLDHEIST engages and captivates with a unique blend of folk, pop and classical elements, bringing her music to life with thought-provoking sophistication and intelligence.
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.