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What’s on this month at the Sydney Opera House

Harbourside brunch and free music in front of the sails

Sydney Opera House

The weather is ramping up for summer and there's lots on all week at the Sydney Opera House, from day to night, for adults, kids and the whole family too. The brand new circus extravaganza Cirque Stratosphere premieres this month; see a concert in front of First Nations light projections on the sails.

Free concerts in front of the illuminated sails


Leah Flanagan: March 2020 from 8pm
Bow and Arrow: April 2020 from 7.20pm

How much: Free

Join us on the Monumental Steps this Friday for Badu Gili Live, a free sunset music series against the backdrop of the illuminated eastern Bennelong sail running until April.

Escape from a mountain of junk–and learn how to save the planet

When: Saturday 14 March

How much: From $35

A puppet show with sustainability at its heart, our trash is your treasure! Escape from Trash Mountain is a poignant look at how good relationships and fervent optimism are the key to saving our planet.

Meet our Seagull Patrol

When: Daily

How much: Free

As every Opera House visitor knows the local seagulls are adept at making themselves known to anyone enjoying our outdoor dining precinct. Our new Seagull Patrol initiative is already making a real difference! Come by in Jan and meet the crew as they patrol the seawall outside Opera Bar and Opera Kitchen.

Talk about the big issues: gender, justice and equaliy

When: Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 March

How much: Various prices

All About Women is a festival designed to make you think and push your boundaries. Talks you can't miss: The forgotten women of astronomy with Jo Dunkley, The thread of war with Stanislava Pinchuk (aka Miso), and a film festival featuring Thelma & Louise and a conversation with the creator of Australian cult classic Starstruck.

Have a lazy brunch at Portside  

When: Anytime

How much: $7 to $22

Your weekend brunch plans have jumped to the next level with full frontal Harbour Bridge views and a delicious new breakfast menu at Portside Sydney.

Opening for breakfast for the first time, grab your brunch crew and try the roast mushroom and parmesan bruschetta, smoked barramundi bowl, or a crowd favourite — shakshouka.

Dance the Habanera 

When: To Thursday 26 March

How much: From $79    

The ultimate femme fatale is here to stamp her feet, toss her hair and dance. Will she love Don José? Maybe. Will you fall for her sultry Habanera? Definitely.

A two act gin inspired by the Opera House

When: From now

Where: Opera Kitchen, Portside, Theatre Bars

To celebrate the beauty and creativity of the Opera House, we’ve collaborated with Archie Rose Distilling Co. to create a two act gin release. This twin release brings to life the external splendour and natural surrounds of the Sydney Opera House, alongside the creative energy experienced on our stages.

You can enjoy the gins at our bars and restaurants, so make sure you come down to enjoy some signature cocktails at Opera Kitchen, Portside and Theatre Bars.

Kids Music Café

When: Until Friday 4 December (see dates)

Where: Joan Sutherland Theatre Northern Foyer

When you’re tired of nursery rhymes, Kids Music Café is a wonderful introduction to live music and instruments for our littlest audience members. 

Ignite a love of music in your little ones, with child friendly classics brought to you by fantastic musicians from Sydney Youth Orchestras.

Each adult ticket includes coffee and a slice of cake, so you can relax and meet other parents in a casual atmosphere.

Get a gift inspired by Australia

When: In store and online now

How much: $139

The Sydney Opera House’s Uncovered program showcases emerging local artists, makers, creatives and artisans and their Australian-inspired products through a three-month residency in our retail shop.

We spoke to artist Simin Contractor about her Sydney Opera House Shop collection which features three hand-painted silk scarves inspired by Australian botanicals.

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