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Straws to sculpture: 15,000 plastic straws become art at ANTIDOTE

Wednesday 15 August 2018

The Sydney Opera House today announced experimental visual artist Francesca Pasquali will transform 15,000 unused plastic straws from its onsite restaurants and bars into an art piece. 

Sydney Opera House celebrates Utzon centenary

Tuesday 14 August 2018

Four of Denmark's most renowned and innovative architects will come together in October to discuss Jørn Utzon’s global legacy as part of the 100th anniversary of Utzon’s birth.

From the pages to the stages for the September school holidays

Tuesday 14 August 2018

The Opera House is putting the spotlight on storytime classics these September school holidays with charming, magical and much-loved tales leaping off the pages and onto its famous stages. 

Kevin McCloud in conversation at the Sydney Opera House

Tuesday 7 August 2018

One of the world's most recognisable design commentators, Kevin McCloud will appear live in conversation on the stage of one of the world's most iconic architectural masterpieces, the Sydney Opera House. 

Alva Noto & Ryuichi Sakamoto: Two

Monday 6 August 2018

Pioneering Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto and German experimental electronic musician Alva Noto (aka Carsten Nicolai) will be bringing their blend of minimal piano and glitch beats to the Concert Hall stage in October. 

Sydney Opera House presents Scenes from a Marriage

Wednesday 1 August 2018

The Sydney Opera House announced it will present five exclusive performances of Ingmar Bergman's stark and anti-romantic classic Scenes from a Marriage. 

Ólafur Arnalds returns to the Concert Hall with new self-playing piano technology

Monday 30 July 2018

Following a sold-out, specially commissioned performance in 2015 for the Opera House's GRAPHIC festival, Iceland’s BAFTA Award-winning pianist-composer-producer Ólafur Arnalds returns to the Concert Hall this November as part of his first global tour in three years.

Two final Wu-Tang Clan performances added to exclusive Sydney Opera House shows

Thursday 19 July 2018

Due to overwhelming demand, Wu-Tang Clan will return to the Concert Hall for two final performances, in the round, on Monday 10 and Tuesday 11 December. 

ANTIDOTE - New speakers and artists added to 2018 lineup

Wednesday 18 July 2018

The Sydney Opera House has announced new speakers, performances and visual art elements to the ANTIDOTE 2018 lineup. Taking place over the weekend of 1-2 September, ANTIDOTE is a festival of pioneering ideas, action and change focusing on global, local and personal issues of the day.