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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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Created exclusively for Vivid LIVE, Nick Murphy fka Chet Faker premieres new material in a brand new visual in-the-round concert experience.
Cult Melbourne outfit Total Control headline Sydney institution Repressed Records’ 15th birthday party in a special performance with Severed Heads.

Nai Palm

29 May 2017

Nai Palm, frontwoman for double Grammy nominees Hiatus Kaiyote, goes it alone for Vivid LIVE.
The Avalanches join forces with fellow producer genius DJ Shadow for the ultimate Sydney Harbour party.

The Necks

4 Jun 2017

Australia’s kings of free improvisation, The Necks, continue to push the boundaries of jazz at Vivid LIVE.
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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
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.

Beth Orton

13 Jun 2017

Beth Orton brings to Vivid LIVE sounds from the new and cutting-edge to the simple and classic.
Stefan Dohr - Serenade

ANAM Stefan Dohr

4 Jun 2017

Stefan Dohr performs a selection of Mozart’s greatest serenades, in collaboration with musicians from the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM).
Plan your visit to Sydney Opera House during Vivid Sydney.

Hot Brown Honey

07 Jun 2017 - 25 Jun 2017

Serving up an audacious platter of dance, poetry, comedy, circus, striptease and song, Hot Brown Honey returns. Unapologetically fierce, Hot Brown Honey defiantly shatters clichés in an explosion of colour, culture and controversy.
Presented with Sydney Film Festival and the Australian Chamber Orchestra. ACO Artistic Director Richard Tognetti collaborates with Sherpa filmmaker Jennifer Peedom to provide a live score to a new documentary exploring man’s fascination with Earth’s peaks.
Sydney Opera House Major Partner MasterCard and Sponsor Moët Hennessy Australia are partnering to offer you an exclusive VIP experience.

Vivid LIVE Backstage Tour

26 May 2016 - 04 Jun 2017

Sweep back the curtains and explore behind-the-scenes with an intimate small-group Vivid LIVE Backstage Tour.
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ChorusOz 2017

11 Jun 2017

Join ChorusOz over the June long weekend to rehearse and perform highlights from Mendelssohn's Elijah under the baton of Brett Weymark.
Don Quixote Fantastic Variations

Don Quixote: Fantastic Variations

15 Jun 2017 - 17 Jun 2017

An invitation to submerge your ears in all the incredible possibilities of harmony, mood and colour.