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

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Contemporary Music

Bryson Tiller

29 Sep 2017

An R 'n' B hitmaker since his breakthrough single 'Sorry', see the Trapsoul phenomenon make his Australian debut for a sensual night of soul and roof-raising bass.
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Solo Talk

Julie McCrossin - The First Parade

3.30pm, 3 Sep 2017

Forty years since Sydney's first Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, the celebration's activist roots remain urgently relevant. Julie McCrossin reflects on the cultural change that still needs to happen.
An essential session about identity and the power of storytelling with writer, trans activist Janet Mock.
First Nations

Badu Gili

Every Day

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


09 Aug 2017 - 14 Aug 2017

Jonas Kaufmann is the greatest tenor of our time, and he returns to the Sydney Opera House for a rare concert performance of Wagner’s final opera.
Two of Australia’s best female comedians Claire Hooper and Mel Buttle are teaming up for brand new show.
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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.
Special Event
Tours & Experiences

Iron Chef All Star Dinner

2 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.
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Tours and Experiences

Tours on every day

Venture under the sails and into the heart of Australia’s greatest building on a Sydney Opera House Tour.


All Day, 3 Sep 2017

20,000 helium balloons. Nine hours. One woman. A unique, one-time-only meditative experience exclusive to Sydney.
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Contemporary Music

William Jeong A New Journey

1 Sep 2017

School of Jazz at The New School New York and Sydney Conservatorium of Music alumni William Jeong perform his compositions and jazz standards
Karen Gomyo
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.
Experience all the hilarity of James Valentine’s Afternoon radio program on ABC Radio Sydney – but after dark!* And in a theatre.
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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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.