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Opera Australia's
New Year's Eve

The best New Year's Eve of your life is waiting at the Sydney Opera House this summer.

**PLEASE NOTE: Pre-Performance Dinner and Midnight Party for La Bohème are now sold out**

Put on some bling, kick up your heels and head out the door. Leave the crowds behind as you stroll towards the sails.

Watch the romantic La Bohème or The Opera Gala and enjoy drinks or a wonderful meal overlooking Sydney Harbour, as you count down to the festival of fire.

Then watch the fireworks the whole world wants to see from the best vantage point in Sydney—through the glass-fronted sails of the Sydney Opera House.

We’ve done all the planning for you, so you can relax and enjoy the memories you’re making.

There’s nowhere in the world like Sydney on New Year’s Eve, and there’s nowhere closer to the action than Sydney Opera House.

So go on, make this your most glamorous New Year ever.

Interval is timed for the 9pm fireworks and the Sydney Opera House stays open well past the midnight fireworks.

If you don’t have tickets to the Midnight Party, there are a limited number of outdoor viewing areas you'll be able to access following the performance. Please note that these spaces are limited and cannot be guaranteed.

Some fireworks can be viewed from the Southern Foyers inside Sydney Opera House at midnight, but you may not have a view of Sydney Harbour Bridge.


★★★★★
“Excellent - An experience to remember.”

Trip Advisor 

La Bohème

**PLEASE NOTE: La Bohème Pre-Performance Dinner and Midnight Party are now sold out**

With the flickering of a candle, love sparks. Two hands meet in the dark and four friends' lives are changed forever.

The way that first love grabs hold and floods you with something you've never felt before. The fire that burns the first time jealousy flares. The growing up you do in the instant that you realise love can't last forever. Puccini takes these achingly human feelings and sets them to music — music that soars with the ecstasy of love, crackles with the pain of jealousy and cries with the agony of loss.

Some human emotions are too big for words alone, and for that, we have music. La Bohème exposes your soul to the feelings that only music can express.

Gale Edwards’ glittering production is set among the fishnets and fairy lights of 1930s bohemian Berlin

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The Opera Gala

Step into the Sydney Opera House's magnificent Concert Hall to watch The Opera Gala concert. Be entertained with favourites by Verdi, Puccini, Rossini and more.

Then, with a heart full of song, watch the fireworks the whole world watches. Interval is timed for the 9pm fireworks and the Sydney Opera House stays open well past the midnight fireworks.

There’s nowhere in the world like Sydney on New Year's Eve and there's nowhere closer to the action than Sydney Opera House. Make this your most glamorous and memorable New Year ever.

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Pre-Performance Dinner

**PLEASE NOTE: Pre-Performance Dinners for La Bohème are now sold out**

Look out over Sydney Harbour as you dine on a three-course menu, matched with premium wines and beverages in the Northern Foyer from 5:30pm.

Midnight Party

**PLEASE NOTE: Midnight Party for La Bohème is now sold out**

Enjoy canapés, drinks and live entertainment from 10:30pm, with views of the midnight fireworks from the Northern Foyers.

For the best viewing of the midnight fireworks, book tickets to this exclusive party, overlooking Sydney Harbour with fantastic views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Please be aware that this event is very popular, so the balconies will be crowded during the fireworks. 

To book, select 'packages' and add the Midnight Party alongside your tickets for La Bohème.

The Platinum Package

**PLEASE NOTE: Platinum Packages for both The Opera Gala and La Boheme are now sold out**

For the ultimate New Year's Eve experience book a Platinum Package, including pre-performance dinner, Platinum seats at the performance of your choice, a program, drink at interval, and the Midnight Party.

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