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Amadeus: Primo Atto Experience

5 - 21 January 2023

Celebrate the Opera House's 50th anniversary in style with the Amadeus: Primo Atto experience. 

Italian for 'first act', the Amadeus: Primo Atto experience is your chance to take 'dinner and a show' to the next level. Kick off your evening with a private tour of the Opera House before sitting down to enjoy an indulgent three-course dinner with paired wines in one of the Opera House's most intimate spaces.

From there, be transported into a world of opulence and glamour as you sit in the best seats to enjoy the spectacle of Amadeus in the newly-reopened Concert Hall.

Cocktails, canapés and Amadeus

27 December 2022 - 21 January 2023

Enjoy a classic Italian cocktail with a carefully paired canapé before you see the explosive revival of Peter Shaffer’s Tony and Academy Award-winning masterpiece, Amadeus.

Available from the Concert Hall theatre bars, you can choose from the following cocktail and canapé pairings:

  • Negroni and Vitello Tonnato (sliced veal, tuna mayo, fried caper, crostino)
  • Aperol Spritz and apple and sultana strudel

Make the most of your experience at Amadeus by including a cocktail and canapé with your ticket.

Amadeus on New Year's Eve

31 December 2022

Make this New Year's Eve the best one yet with a special performance of Amadeus, starring Michael Sheen, plus dining and party packages.

Join us for this extraordinary once in a lifetime experience in the newly reopened Concert Hall. Enjoy a two-course dinner with petit fours and two hour beverage package before the show. During interval watch the 9pm fireworks display.

After the show make your way to the Northern Foyer for our exclusive post-show party. Dance the night away and see the fireworks light up the sky at midnight as you ring in the New Year.

Aperitivo Hour at Opera Kitchen

Monday - Thursday
6pm - 8pm

Catch up with friends or join us after work for Aperitivo Hour at Opera Kitchen.

Dig into a share plate of Salumi with Italian cured meats, pickles and grissini paired with two glasses of Aperol Spritz for $48.

Designed to share, this delicious afternoon snack is perfect for enjoying with company while taking in Sydney's best view by the harbour.

Bennelong Presents Sunday Jazz 

Weekly on Sundays

On Sunday afternoons, Bennelong comes alive with the sounds of jazz. Enjoy an à la carte menu accompanied by live music performed by Australia’s best jazz musicians.

Bennelong Presents Sunday Jazz each Sunday with reservations from 12pm to 3.30pm, and music until 4.30pm.

Three-course choice menu for $180 per person available in The Restaurant with $35 cover charge per person.

Overture Dining

Pre-show experience for select Opera Australia shows

Sit back and relax before the show at Overture Dining.

Enjoy a delectable three-course set menu paired with a glass of sparkling cuvée on arrival, before heading into the performance in the Joan Sutherland Theatre.

Combined with uninterrupted harbour views, this will be the perfect start to your Opera Australia experience at the Sydney Opera House.

Celebrations at the House

Whether it’s a milestone anniversary with your nearest and dearest or a lavish birthday party, the Sydney Opera House has a range of venue options to ensure you celebrate in style. 

Bring your guests and we'll take care of the rest. Celebrate over a mimosa filled brunch or a long leisurely lunch on Saturdays and Sundays, starting from $79 per person.

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Plan your visit

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