The Australian Chamber Orchestra is renowned for inspired programming and unrivalled virtuosity, energy and individuality. Its unique programming spans six centuries, spanning popular masterworks, adventurous cross-artform projects and specially commissioned pieces.
Acclaimed around the world for its distinctive theatrical voice, powerful choreography, unique soundscapes and design, Bangarra is Australia's leading First Nations performing arts company.
Shakespeare’s legacy to successive generations is his firm faith in human potential. Bell Shakespeare is Australia's national theatre company specialising in the works of the poet and playwright who continues to challenge us to reach beyond our grasp and give us the wherewithal to imagine our future.
Australia’s national opera company was born when a band of idealists — butchers, pharmacists, newsagents — gave up their day jobs to celebrate the 1956 Mozart bicentenary with a season of four operas. Today, Opera Australia (OA) is Australia’s largest performing arts company, which each year presents an extensive season showcasing the world’s great opera and music theatre repertoire under the iconic sails of the Sydney Opera House and at Arts Centre Melbourne, together with a regional touring program and performance broadcasts in cinemas and on national television and radio.
Sydney Philharmonia Choirs presents the art of choral singing at the highest standard, and develops the talents of those with a passion for singing, in Sydney and beyond. Founded in 1920, it has become Australia’s finest choral organisation and is a Resident Company of the Sydney Opera House.
Founded in 1932 by the Australian Broadcasting Commission, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra is an orchestra of world standing and one of the leading orchestras in the Asia-Pacific region.
Recognised as one of the world’s most exciting and original theatre companies, Sydney Theatre Company is at the heart of Australia’s cultural landscape with a history of ground-breaking productions.
A commitment to artistic excellence, a spirited style and a willingness to take risks have defined The Australian Ballet from its earliest days, both on and off the stage.