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The Opera Gala

On New Year's Eve

Step into the magnificent Concert Hall to watch the Opera Gala, a concert of popular arias by Verdi, Puccini, and Rossini, with Sydney's New Year's Eve fireworks at interval.

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In the Concert Hall, our largest venue. | View Seat Map

“Fantastic opera in a fantastic setting”

Wendy, TripAdvisor

 

 

This Event is:

Memorable
Entertaining
Electric
Fireworks

Make this your most glamorous and memorable New Year ever

Ringside seats to the greatest show on earth are hard to come by, but we've saved some great ones, and you're invited. Be entertained at the Opera Gala, featuring 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.

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.

Presented by Opera Australia.

Opera Australia's New Year's Eve

Make this your most glamorous and memorable New Year 's Eve yet. Choose between two Opera Australia offerings: a full performance of La Bohème or the entertaining Opera Gala.

Creative Team

Conductor: Brian Castles-Onion
Director: Johanna Puglisi
Lighting Designer: Paul Collison
Sound Designer: Tony David Cray

Artist Information

Natalie Aroyan
Stacey Alleaume
Sian Pendry
Diego Torre
José Carbó

Pre-Performance Dinner

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

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.  

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