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Mad Racket on the Northern Boardwalk at Vivid 2019

About Vivid LIVE

Vivid LIVE at the Sydney Opera House welcomes some of the most ambitious and innovative artists to the nation's most famous stages and its iconic sails in a contemporary music takeover - as part of Vivid Sydney, the festival transforming the Sydney CBD in winter through Light, Music and Ideas.

Vivid LIVE is the annual centrepiece of the Sydney Opera House’s year-round Contemporary Music program. In 2021, Vivid LIVE will feature Australian premieres and exclusives, one-off projects and performances from emerging voices and diverse and local communities that consistently defy expectation and break new ground.

The Lighting of the Sails is co-curated by the Sydney Opera House and Destination NSW and is both Vivid Sydney and the Opera House’s most significant free event.