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Opera Australia's 2022 Season

Opera Australia

2022 Season

Discover Opera Australia's 2022 season and plan a year of fabulous nights out.

Lovers risk it all. Revenge gets served by the brave and fierce. Heroines steal the show. Everything feels larger than life. This is opera.


La Bohème

04 Jan 2022 - 04 Feb 2022

Set among the fishnets and fairy lights of 1930s Berlin, this is the final season of one of Opera Australia’s most popular productions.


12 Jan 2022 - 14 Mar 2022

The fantasy opera of poetry and myth that features famed aria ‘Nessun dorma’.

The Marriage of Figaro

27 Jan 2022 - 18 Feb 2022

A chaotic whirlwind of mistaken identities makes the wedding day of Figaro and Susanna a lesson in hilarity.


19 Feb 2022 - 19 Mar 2022

Verdi takes the best bits of one of Shakespeare’s most famous works to create a taut, vivid romantic tragedy.

La Juive

09 Mar 2022 - 26 Mar 2022

This is a rare chance to revel in the gorgeous music of one of the great French operas. From sacred choruses to impassioned arias, Halévy’s epic opera is a tour-de-force.

Maria Stuarda in Concert

23 Mar 2022 - 25 Mar 2022

A throne is not made for two… Which Queen will rule her country and his heart?

Madama Butterfly

29 Jun 2022 - 30 Jul 2022

Graeme Murphy’s arresting production takes a contemporary look at Puccini’s alluring heroine using a towering digital set.

La Traviata

05 Jul 2022 - 04 Nov 2022

The world’s favourite opera continues to wow audiences with glamour, joy and sorrow.

Il Trovatore

15 Jul 2022 - 30 Jul 2022

This burning tale of gypsies, witchcraft, murder and recompense demands four of the world’s most powerful voices.


29 Oct 2022 - 05 Nov 2022

One of the great revenge operas, complete with live horses on stage.

Opera on Cockatoo Island: Carmen

25 Nov 2022 - 18 Dec 2022

The ultimate femme fatale is back, in a brand new island performance on Cockatoo Island.
Musical Theatre

Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour - The Phantom of the Opera

25 Mar 2022 - 24 Apr 2022

Experience the phenomenon as the Music of the Night resounds across Sydney Harbour.
Musical Theatre

The Phantom of the Opera

New performances are on sale now!

Experience the phenomenon of one of the most successful musicals of all time, when Cameron Mackintosh’s “simply epic” new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s legendary show makes its Sydney Opera House debut.

Great Opera Hits 2022

09 Jan 2022 - 30 Oct 2022

Listen to famous arias from Bizet, Puccini, Rossini, Verdi and more performed by some of Opera Australia’s finest opera singers, accompanied by piano.