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Introducing the Stream app

Turn your living room into a theatre or watch on the go.
The Stream app gives you access to world-class performing arts wherever you are.

Live Performances Contemporary Music

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Stream Contemporary Music

José González - Vivid LIVE (2023)

Available Australia only, from 9 Sep 2023 until 30 May 2024
At Vivid LIVE in 2023, master singer-songwriter José González celebrated the 20th anniversary of the indie folk classic, Veneer, playing the album in full, accompanied by a few classic covers. (Premiere)

Stream Contemporary Music

Yaeji - Vivid LIVE (2023)

Available worldwide from 15 Sep 2023 until 15 Mar 2024
A true global icon of 21st-century club pop, Korean-American artist Yaeji brought fans together in the Joan Sutherland Theatre with an immersive multimedia live show, showcasing her debut album, 'With A Hammer'. (Premiere)

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Sampa The Great - Vivid LIVE (2022)

Available worldwide from 19 Sep until 27 May 2027
Sampa The Great debuted her long-awaited show ‘An Afro Future’ at Vivid LIVE 2022, performing her ARIA award-winning album ‘The Return’ - a deeply powerful record, blending hip-hop, neo-soul, gospel, afrobeat and jazz.

Live Performances Orchestral, Ballet & Opera

Stream Classical Music

Simone Young conducts Mahler 2

To celebrate the reopening of the Concert Hall, and a season of new beginnings, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra turn to Mahler’s mighty Second Symphony with new Chief Conductor, Simone Young. 

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Sydney Symphony Orchestra - Play with Ray (2023)

Presented by the Sydney Symphony and Ray Chen, Play with Ray will make dreams a reality for three emerging violinists. Together, they’ll perform Bach’s extraordinary and dramatic Concerto for Two Violins, with each violinist featuring in one movement alongside Ray Chen. Bach’s beautiful interweaving melodies and cascading passages will allow each violinist their moment to shine.

Stream Opera

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)

Live Performances Theatre & Dance

Stream Theatre

Highlights from Boublil & Schönberg’s 'Do You Hear The People Sing?’

Through decades of collaboration, lyricist Alain Boublil and composer Claude-Michel Schönberg have graced world stages with timeless classics such as Les Misérables, Miss Saigon, La Révolution Française, Martin Guerre and The Pirate Queen.

Steven Oliver - Bigger & Blacker (2021)

Available worldwide from 9 Oct 2023 until 9 Oct 2025
Steven Oliver from ABC’s hit television series 'Black Comedy' is joined on-stage with musician Michael Griffiths for the critically acclaimed comedy cabaret 'Bigger & Blacker', recorded in the Studio in 2021.

A collage of a woman in a white shirt with different face expressions.
Mary Coustas.
Stream Theatre

This Is Personal

Mary Coustas, the celebrated Australian comedian, actress, writer, and creator of the iconic 90’s character Effie, premieres her most intimate show to date, This Is Personal. 

Performance Films

Stream Contemporary Art

In Session

‘In Session’ is a series of intimate, long-form music films, staged behind closed doors. In taking a highly stylised filmic approach, ‘In Session’ goes beyond the confines of a traditional performance film, giving audiences an entirely unique and close-up perspective on their favourite artists.

Angela Goh - The Concert (2022)

Available worldwide from 10 Sep until 31 Dec 2023
Reimagining the Concert Hall’s original Acoustic “Doughnuts”, Angela Goh’s film weaves together dance, song, poetry, sound and cinematography, and takes one of the most recognisable buildings on the planet and renders it into otherworldly terrain. (Stream Premiere)

Stream Circus & Magic

The Mirror: Sweet Sacred Bliss

Circus and cabaret come together in this cinematically ravishing adaptation of The Mirror, a boundary-pushing work from multi-award-winning company Gravity & Other Myths.

Documentaries & Interviews

Young students in a playground with a dinosaur puppet
Stream Kids & Families

The Takeover

What happens when you suspend the school timetable for 3 weeks and give students full creative control? Follow the journey of teachers and students of Liverpool Boys High School in Western Sydney, as the traditional school structure is turned on its head and creativity takes the reins.

Megan Cope holding a piece of paper in front of the Opera House.
Stream First Nations

Whispers: Megan Cope

On Tubowgule, now called Bennelong Point, Quandamooka artist Megan Cope introduces Whispers, a melding of First Nations history and environmental consciousness. In this artwork, commissioned for our 50th anniversary, more than 85,000 oyster shells are positioned across the Sydney Opera House precinct. The artist evokes the ancestral midden sites that were used on this site for Aboriginal celebrations and gatherings for thousands of years.

Two rows of young people seated in a room, playing cellos.
3 May 2023 Classical Music

London Symphony Orchestra: LSO Discovery Project

Young musicians from Sydney and NSW join forces with members of the London Symphony Orchestra to perform a programme of diverse repertoire. Featuring works by Ethel Smyth, Edward Elgar, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Ayanna Witter-Johnson and more. 

Kids & Families

Stream Kids & Families

Who’s In The Lift?

Curious kids step through the giant doors of the scenery lift at the Sydney Opera House and meet some amazing people from the stage and behind the scenes.

Stream Kids & Families

Teeny Tiny Stevies In Big Spaces

Join much-loved children’s band the Teeny Tiny Stevies as they perform I Ate a RainbowBoy or Girl Colour and Boss of My Own Body, plus a selection of favourite songs from their brand new album.

Stream Kids & Families

Erth’s Prehistoric World (2022)

Available worldwide from 18 Sep until 16 Apr 2027
Erth's enthralling puppetry-based childrens' show is the perfect combination of theatrical magic and charm, featuring ancient bio-luminescent sea creatures and some of the most amazing dinosaurs to have ever walked this Earth.

Talks & Ideas

A colourful animation of hands holding the earth, megaphone, mouth, TV, phone and gavel.
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all about women 2023

Join us from wherever you are!
A selection of ten talks at All About Women will be livestreamed from our stages in 2023, meaning you can catch keynote talks from Bikini Kill, Jennette McCurdy, Grace Tame and so many more even if you can't make it to the House on the day.

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All About Women 2023 | Bikini Kill, Chloe Hayden, Grace Tame, Flex Mami & more

If you missed it back in March, here’s your chance to experience All About Women, our annual celebration of extraordinary thinkers, writers and artists that poses vital questions about gender equality and justice.

Stream Livestream

UNSW Sydney UTZON Lecture - Livestream (2023)

Available worldwide from 17 Oct 2023
Join Jan and Lin Utzon in conversation – as we journey through the legacy of their father, Jørn Utzon, the visionary architect of the Sydney Opera House, examining the architectural brilliance of the building that has inspired a nation. 

Digital Originals

Animated angel and devil.

Lu Yang: DOKU, The Binary World

Digital Performance | Stages 4 - 6 | Combining creativity, technology, dance, gaming and storytelling, students experience the future of technology and art through genderless avatars inspired by anime, video games and Buddhist philosophy.

Stream Livestream

Shortwave - New Digital Commissions

Shortwave is a platform for early-career, interdisciplinary Australian artists, commissioned to create new work which explores and extends their digital practice. With Brad DarksonNasim PatelJD ReformaClaudia NicholsonRiana Head-Toussaint and Feras Shaheen.

10 - 31 Oct 2023 Livestream

Music of the Sails

To mark our 50th anniversary the Sydney Opera House becomes its own star performer, as the building itself creates its own sonic universe through a unique, month-long data-driven soundscape.

Special Presentations

Silhouettes of a person playing a bugle and another playing the digeridoo on the sails of the Opera House.
Stream First Nations

The Last Post (Winds of Change)

The Last Post (Winds of Change) is a new arrangement of the special ceremonial piece, which holds great significance to everyone who has fought for this country, their families, and for Australian citizens.

Stream Livestream

Open House Weekend - Livestream (2023)

Available worldwide from 22 Oct 2023
To celebrate our 50th birthday, we’re throwing open our doors for a free event, live-streamed around the world. Join us as we move explore our famous venues and witness the magic that takes place behind the scenes. (Premiere)

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What Is the City but the People? - Livestream (2023)

Available worldwide from 1 Oct 2023 until 1 Oct 2028
Backed by live music and photographs created by local artists, ‘What Is the City but the People?’ invites Sydneysiders to parade down a large scale catwalk on the Forecourt of Sydney Opera House. (Premiere)