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Backstage


Live set

Watch The Cure's full set

Almost three hours of 'Disintegration' (and the hits) during their fifth and final show during Vivid LIVE festival at the Sydney Opera House.

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Music

Herbie Hancock plays jazz for a more peaceful world

How one mistake with Miles Davis became a lesson for life

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Essay

Johann's sci-fi opus

A few months before he died, Jóhann Jóhannsson talked to Andrew Male about the extraordinary creation of his directorial debut, Last and First Men.

Interview

What does anxiety sound like?

Celebrated folk musician Keaton Henson has tackled his illness head on with a six part symphony chronicling trauma.

Visual art

Decorating the House with floral symbols of Australia

Vivid LIVE sails artist Andrew Thomas Huang discusses his connection to nature.


Stories from behind the curtain

Go Backstage and discover more from the people, shows and stories that bring the Opera House to life.