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Sid the Serpent who Wanted to Sing

27 October 2023

In the Utzon Room

Kids & Families

All ages | “Sparkling, dazzling children’s opera.” A delightful show for the whole family! Sid dreams of singing – but will anyone listen?

Sparkling, dazzling family fun

Sid the Serpent works as a slithering circus snake – but deep down in his heart, he just really wants to sing. The trouble is, everywhere he goes and tries a different style, no one wants to listen to him. Follow Sid as his adventures take him right across the world, to Rome, London, Hong Kong and New York.

Malcolm Fox’s exciting children’s opera is one of the most frequently performed contemporary operas around the world. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to see this production up close in the stunning Utzon Room of the Sydney Opera House.

Sid the Serpent who Wanted to Sing

​By Malcolm Fox, Jim Vile & Susan Vile Published by G. Schirmer Inc.

By kind permission of the Wise Music Group

Presented by Musgrove Opera


Soprano Brianna Louwen

Soprano Molly Ryan

Baritone Leon Vitogiannis

Piano Liam Green

Director Lachlan Massey


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