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Leave a Gift in Your Will

The Opera House is forever, and your legacy will last forever, too. Make the Opera House part of your life story or honour a family member or loved one by making a gift to the Opera House in your will. 

A gift in your will is a meaningful way to celebrate your love for the Opera House and make a lasting contribution for future generations.

To find out more and for suggested wording, please download the information sheet (PDF) or contact in confidence +61 2 9250 7077 or by email.

Architectural detail of the stairs inside the Sydney opera house.

Thank you to our bequestors

You truly help us to secure and renew the Opera House for future generations of artists, audiences and visitors, and to make sure the Opera House is open to all.

Please join us in thanking our donors who have made a gift in their will.

Colin Adams

Richard Adams

Michael Foley

Janne Ryan

Donna L St Clair

Sara Watts 

Anonymous (4)

The late Colin A Foster, for the Phillip and Myrtle Foster Memorial Award

The late R Furman

The late Joy Lindsay, for the Joy Lindsay and Valerie North Opera Award

Find out more

Two artists holding a big piece of cloth outside Sydney opera house.
Lauren Brincat Tutti Presto fff (2022)

Make an Impact

As a not-for-profit, we rely on your support to help us expand our most inclusive and socially impactful programs, champion First Nations culture, present diverse artists, bold new works and community-led events, opening up the Opera House to more of the community than ever before.

Idealist Donor Program

Join our major giving program and get closer to the Opera House. 

A man holding a long colourful curtain.
Lauren Brincat - 'Tutti Presto fff' (2022). Commissioned by the Sydney Opera House for VIVID LIVE 2022. Proudly funded by the NSW Government through the Culture Up Late Initiative.

Foundations and Trusts

We collaborate with foundations and trusts to deliver targeted, large-scale programs to expand access and increase meaningful opportunities for artists, audiences and the community.