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Opera Australia: The Marriage of Figaro - Sydney Opera House (2010)

A chaotic whirlwind of mistaken identities makes the wedding day of Figaro and Susanna a lesson in hilarity in this 2010 production, directed by Neil Armfield.

Sydney Chamber Opera: Diary of One Who Disappeared | From Our House To Yours

A man meets a woman by chance. They share a fleeting moment of connection. A brief fleeting moment. She then leaves and goes on with her life.

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.

Opera Australia: Carmen - Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour (2013)

Carmen, sexy and impulsive, taunts the men around her and enjoys their adulation. After attacking another woman she has to use her seduction skills with her guard, Don José, to escape going to prison. 

La Stupenda - A Portrait of Dame Joan Sutherland (1990)

Available Australia and New Zealand only, from 16 Sep 2023
Internationally celebrated opera singer Dame Joan Sutherland takes a nostalgic look back at her life and career. Combining archival material and performance with contributions from Luciano Pavarotti, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and more, this is a delight for opera lovers everywhere. (Stream Premiere)

Five people in military dress around a table in conversation. One person is talking with animation, while looking at a paper on the table.

Opera Australia - War & Peace (1973)

Available worldwide from 4 Sep until 4 Oct 2023
Prokofiev’s spectacular adaption of War and Peace marked Opera Australia’s first performance in the building, with more than 70 characters listed in this epic production. Directed by legendary American actor Sam Wanamaker and conducted by Ted Downes.  (Stream Premiere)

Green Room Music - Three Marys (2023)

Available worldwide from 24 Sep 2023 to 24 Sep 2028
An international collaboration by award-winning artists composer Andrée Greenwell and librettist Christine Evans, this fully staged chamber opera melds music, myth and imagination in an intergenerational story of women who must flee for their lives. (Premiere)

Opera Australia - Les Huguenots (1990)

Available worldwide from 17 Sep to 17 Oct 2023
On 2 October 1990, Dame Joan Sutherland, one of the greatest opera singers of all time, bid farewell with this glorious performance of Meyerbeer’s tragic story, joined on stage by a cast of all-star Australian singers. (Stream Premiere)

Opera Australia - Lucia di Lammermoor (1986)

Available worldwide from 30 Sep to 30 Oct 2023
Dame Joan Sutherland's performance of Lucia in London in 1959 made her an almost immediate superstar. She returned to her signature role in 1986 in a season in the Concert Hall, directed by John Copley. (Stream Premiere)

Opera Australia - Il Trovatore (1983)

Available worldwide from 15 Oct until 15 Nov 2023
This 1983 performance features some of Australia’s all-time greatest: Dame Joan Sutherland stars as Leonora, with Kenneth Collins and Jonathan Summers as the two men who love her. Richard Bonynge conducts with sets by legendary Australian painter Sidney Nolan. (Stream Premiere)