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Opera Australia

2018 Season

It's time to take your pick of a hundred spectacular nights out.

Whatever you choose, it's a reason to dress up a little, celebrate a little and do something special with someone special.

A night at the opera is something worth sharing.



The Merry Widow

02 Jan 2018 - 03 Feb 2018

Sway, smile and swoon your way through Opera Australia’s delicious new production of The Merry Widow.
Made in Australia Electric Romantic


10 Feb 2018 - 23 Mar 2018

Get tickets now! The ultimate femme fatale is here to stamp her feet, toss her hair and dance. Will she love Don José? Maybe. Will you fall for her sultry Habanera? Definitely. Season runs from Saturday 10 February to Friday 23 March 2018. Tickets from $46 + $8.50 booking fee.
Crowd pleaser Electric Sensual

The Nose

21 Feb 2018 - 03 Mar 2018

This contemporary production from Barrie Kosky is a zany, hyperactive cabaret that follows a lowly official as he chases his gallivanting nose around town.
Ground breaking Eclectic Bold

Don Quichotte

16 Mar 2018 - 28 Mar 2018

The knight no one needed is here to tilt at windmills and rescue damsels-in-not-so-much-distress.
Australian premiere Heart Warming Nostalgic

La Traviata

01 Mar 2018 - 27 Mar 2018

Get tickets now! Lavish sets and exquisite costumes combined with Verdi's famous tunes offer the perfect way to experience opera for the first time, or the chance to revisit a favourite with an exciting new cast. Season runs from 1 March to 27 March 2018. Tickets from $46 plus $8.50 booking fee.
Internationally acclaimed Moving Romantic
Experience the romance of the original Bohemian love story on the magnificent floating stage at Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour, the cultural event of the year. Get La Boheme tickets now.
Artistic Nature Romantic Exhilarating

Lucia di Lammermoor

28 Jun 2018 - 27 Jul 2018

Passions run hot on the cold moors of Scotland, as Jessica Pratt makes her Sydney Opera House debut in the role that has made her a star abroad.
Sydney only Blood pumping Compelling


06 Jul 2018 - 24 Aug 2018

At the Duke’s infamous parties, one man’s words light the darkness with a sinister glitter. Get tickets now.
Moving Bold Engaging


18 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018

Verdi’s monumental, transcendent music makes Aida a perennial favourite. Immersive, impressive, intimate - this is the future of spectacle on stage. Get tickets now.
International premiere Bold Sensory

The Turk in Italy

10 Aug 2018 - 01 Sep 2018

From Italy’s greatest master of laughs comes this riotous comedy with a knockout score.
Made in Australia Laugh Out Loud Light Hearted
Musical Theatre


13 Sep 2018 - 02 Nov 2018

Get tickets now! With more than 20 major awards to its credit, this is the original Broadway and West End production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic musical EVITA. Season runs from 13 Sept to 2 Nov 2018. Directed by legendary Broadway director Hal Prince and starring Tina Arena.
Big moment Electric Energising