A royal love triangle and an epic historic war. This production features floor-to-ceiling LED panels as an impressive, immersive set.
Opera Australia’s much-loved production returns, complete with its glamorous La Dolce Vita-inspired sets and costumes, and a scene-stealing Fiat 500.
The Tales of Hoffmann
An intoxicating, magical mix of emotion and dazzling music as a poet shares the story of his four great loves, featuring the famously difficult ‘Doll Song’.
Mad Scenes with Jessica Pratt
Journey to the edge of danger and delirium, as leading Australian soprano Jessica Pratt delivers a mind-blowing evening of opera’s cliffhangers in Mad Scenes.
La Gioconda in Concert
Witness the world’s leading tenor Jonas Kaufmann, as he takes full flight in these glorious and gutsy concerts.
Direct from the West End and Broadway, experience this epic love story of passion and tragedy at the iconic Sydney Opera House this August.
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Fly on the wings of madness, melancholy, and music in 2023. Opera is never tame. From your seat, you can feel the passion of first love, blossoming in tender duet. Watch devotion descend into desperation with a soprano in full flight. Delight in drama worlds away.
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Love List: Great Opera Hits by Guy Noble
Know your Nessun Dormas from your Habaneras? Find out what makes a 'great opera hit' in this special playlist curated by conductor, composer and broadcaster Guy Noble.
Opera Australia: Staging an Opera
Ever wondered just how much work goes into an opera production? How does it all begin? Who does it involve? 'Staging an Opera' delves into how resident company Opera Australia brings their productions to life.
Stage Direction: The Phantom of the Opera
Unmask Phantom, the original ‘mega-musical’, from its humble beginnings in a French newspaper to being part of our cultural DNA over 100 years later.