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Contemporary Music


01 Jun 2018 - 04 Jun 2018

Vivid LIVE first announce: Solange. Running from 25 May - 16 June 2018, Vivid LIVE at Sydney Opera House is a celebration of ambitious popular music within the city's annual Vivid Sydney festival of light, music and ideas.
Sydney only
Contemporary Music

Cat Power Moon Pix 20th Anniversary

31 May 2018

Marking 20 years since its release, acclaimed US indie-folk singer/songwriter Cat Power returns to the Sydney Opera House performing her seminal 1998 album Moon Pix for the first time in-full with original collaborators Jim White and Mick Turner of the Dirty Three, exclusive to Vivid LIVE.
In an Australian exclusive for Vivid LIVE, America’s godfather of West Coast rap Ice Cube sits down with Zan Rowe to share the stories behind five songs that shaped his life.
Contemporary Music

Iron & Wine

25 May 2018 - 26 May 2018

The indie-folk legend behind classic albums including The Shepherd’s Dog, Sam Beam, aka Iron and Wine opens Vivid LIVE with his full band, featuring a heavenly cascading backdrop and songs from his latest album the acclaimed transportative Beast Epic.
Contemporary Music

Neil Finn Out of Silence with Orchestra

30 May 2018 - 31 May 2018

In an Australian premiere, Neil Finn continues his legendary love affair with the Sydney Opera House bringing to life the rich, emotional intensity of his acclaimed new album Out of Silence, with full band and orchestra in the intimate setting of the Joan Sutherland Theatre.
Contemporary Music

Dreams (Daniel Johns & Luke Steele)

29 May 2018 - 30 May 2018

In their only Australian shows, the long awaited spectacular electro-pop collaboration between two iconic Australian artists, Silverchair’s Daniel Johns (aka Dr Dreams) and Empire of The Sun’s Luke Steele (aka Miracle), has finally arrived.
Moving Engaging Bold
Contemporary Music

Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite

22 July 2018

Grammy-Award winning, multi-platinum-selling artists BEN HARPER and CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE are bringing their second joint album “No Mercy in This Land” to stages across Australia this July, announcing headline shows in Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra and Sydney.
Crowd pleaser Sublime
First Nations

The Song Keepers in Concert

22 June 2018

This unique Central Australian ensemble sings sacred music in ancient and living indigenous languages together with new music through recent collaborations with other Central and international Choirs.
Made in Australia Inspiring Bold
Classical Music

Last Night of the Proms

08 Jun 2018 - 09 Jun 2018

Wear your red, white & blue, grab your flag and your friends then head to the Sydney Opera House for The Last Night of the Proms!
Moving Eclectic Delightful
First Nations

Gudirr Gudirr

27 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018

Fusing performance art, Indigenous dance, gymnastics and Malaysian martial arts, Gudirr Gudirr is a powerful and profoundly personal solo work by celebrated Australian dancer-choreographer, Dalisa Pigram. Get tickets for Gudirr Gudirr now.
Moving Inspiring Eye opening


06 Jul 2018 - 07 Jul 2018

Australia’s colonial past and refugee policies are put on trial in this powerful piece of political theatre. Direct from a sold-out season at Sydney Festival 2018, Tribunal is a compelling work not to be missed.
Musical Theatre


07 Jun 2018 - 01 Jul 2018

Meet America’s most notorious Assassins in this multi Tony-Award winning showstopper by Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman. Get tickets for Assassins now.
Electric Bold Political

SSO Fellows

10 Jun 2018

A thrilling concert featuring some of Australia’s brightest young orchestral talents in a rare and intimate performance of Mahler and Ives. Get tickets for the Sydney Symphony Orchestra Fellows now.
Engaging Reflective Intimate

Ballet Preljocaj's Snow White

06 Jun 2018 - 10 Jun 2018

Hailed by audiences and critics for its entrancing choreography and stunning beauty, Ballet Preljocaj’s contemporary retelling of Snow White makes it’s Sydney debut for a strictly limited season. Get tickets for Snow White now.
Electric Inspiring Bold
Classical Music

Anne-Sophie Mutter plays Tchaikovsky

14 Jun 2018 - 16 Jun 2018

The “queen of the violin” returns to Sydney to perform Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in a concert conducted by David Robertson.
Moving Inspiring Exhilarating
Contemporary Music

Both Sides Now

15 Jul 2018

Kate Miller-Heidke, Ella Hooper, Wendy Matthews, Kristin Berardi and Rachel Gaudry come together to express just how much this music legend means to them in Both Sides Now – Celebrating the Songs of Joni Mitchell
Moving Insightful Memorable