Deadly Voices

Deadly Voices

A selection of First Nations performances and events from the Sydney Opera House.

Share
Deadly Voices
  • Bigger & Blacker: Steven Oliver's Life in Cabaret

    3 items

    Recorded Live at Sydney Opera House

    Bigger & Blacker is a comedy cabaret guaranteed to get you laughing, thinking and shimmying in your chair. Oliver’s ability to entertain while bearing his soul is the mark of a true cabaret artist. In this candid nod and a no-holds-barred ode to his personal j...

  • Side By Side - Steven Oliver & Michael Griffiths

    In this candid, hilarious one-on-one conversation, Bigger & Blacker star Steven Oliver and his musical director Michael Griffiths chat about their long and storied collaboration. Across an enlightening creative conversation, the pair reminisce on their friendship from their very first meeting in ...

  • DANCERITES Deadly Moments

    For almost 10 years, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have travelled to Sydney to take part in Sydney Opera House’s various First Nations Festivals and our principal Festival now known as Dancerites.
    In 2020 due to COVID-19 Dancerites transferred with great success to a 100% digital ...

  • Ziggy Ramo: Little Things (feat. Paul Kelly)

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that this film contains voices and videos of deceased persons.

    In a cinematic journey tracking forward and backwards in time, Ziggy Ramo makes his directorial debut with the music video for his new single “Little Things” feat Paul Kelly....

  • Barkaa - Live at Barrabuwari - A Sunset Gathering of Music

    Barkaa is a Malyangapa, Barkindji woman and rising rapper who was named both ‘Next Big Thing’ at FBi Radio’s SMAC Awards and Rookie of the Year by Acclaim Magazine in 2020.

    Barkaa's set was performed live at the Sydney Opera House for Barrabuwari (‘tomorrow’ in the Gadigal language), an Indigeno...

  • Witladla by June Mills

    Witladla has lost his necklace! How will he be able to get it back on his own?

    Designed for pre-school aged children, Larrakia Elder Aunty June Mills tells the story of the little owl, Witladla, and his lost necklace. Filled with original songs, puppets that reference traditional Larrakia desig...

  • Adam Briggs reads Our Home Our Heartbeat | Footlights & Booklights

    Our Home, Our Heartbeat read by Briggs, adapted from his hit song 'The Children Came Back', listen to the multi-talented Briggs read his debut children’s book 'Our Home, Our Heartbeat'. Featuring past and present Indigenous legends, this book is a joyous celebration of the oldest continuous cultu...

  • Kobie Dee - Live at Barrabuwari - A Sunset Gathering of Music

    Kobie Dee is a Sydney Gamilaroi artist and emerging hip-hop powerhouse with a gift for raw storytelling and knockout rhymes.

    Kobie's set was performed live at the Sydney Opera House for Barrabuwari (‘tomorrow’ in the Gadigal language), an Indigenous-led and culturally diverse showcase that highl...

  • JK-47 - Live at Barrabuwari - A Sunset Gathering of Music

    JK-47 is an explosive young Indigenous rapper whose jaw-dropping mic skills and powerful sense of community saw him crowned triple j’s 2020 Unearthed Artist of the Year.

    This set was performed live at the Sydney Opera House for Barrabuwari (‘tomorrow’ in the Gadigal language), an Indigenous-le...

  • Yarning Country | Curated by Rachael Hocking

    5 videos

    Join some of our most creative voices, brought together from across the country, as they share stories, memories and songs. Curated by Warlpiri woman Rachael Hocking; this is a night for dance and laughter, spirit and survival, community, creation and love. Welcome to country by Aunty Rhonda Dixo...

  • DOBBY | From Our House To Yours

    Rhyan Clapham, aka DOBBY, is a Filipino and Aboriginal rapper, drummer and speaker with family from Brewarrina on Ngemba land. Direct from the Joan Sutherland Theatre, he combines cultural stories and experiences with his impressive vocal, keyboard and drum skills to create rap that is contagious...

  • Ziggy Ramo's Black Thoughts | From Our House To Yours

    A Collection of Voices on Gadigal Land

    In an exclusively commissioned performance featuring a 10-piece band and specially-made visuals, Ziggy Ramo Burrmuruk Fatnowna presents his debut album Black Thoughts like never before – a live-streamed hip-hop reckoning through love, compassion, dispossess...

  • Bow and Arrow | From Our House To Yours

    Meet eccentric Blue Mountains-based electro soul duo Bow and Arrow, aka husband and wife team Mindy Jane (Bow) and Mitchell Kwanten (Arrow).

    These talented partners in crime have been seen tearing up the stage at Homeground, and headlining this year's Badu Gili Live series. Gathering a followi...

  • Briggs - Bad Apples

    Watch Briggs bring the house down with his anthem "Bad Apples", alongside Jesswar, Nooky, Kobie Dee, Philly, Rebecca Hatch and jayteehazard at Vivid LIVE 2019.

  • Welcome to Country by Aunty Rhonda Dixon-Grovenor | Yarning Country

    A Welcome to Country by Aunty Rhonda Dixon-Grovenor live at the Sydney Opera House for Yarning Country, a night of storytelling, dance and song on Gadigal land. Curated by Warlpiri woman Rachael Hocking.

  • Uncle Vic Simms | Yarning Country

    Uncle Vic Simms is a Bidjigal man and singer-songwriter from La Perouse, who did his first professional performance in 1957 at age 11. While incarcerated in Bathurst Gaol he learnt how to play guitar and started writing songs, recording and releasing an album called The Loner. It has been describ...

  • Jeanine Leane | Yarning Country

    Jeanine Leane is a Wiradjuri writer, poet and academic from southwest New South Wales. Jeanine was the recipient of the University of Canberra Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Poetry Prize, and she has won the Oodgeroo Noonucal Prize for Poetry twice (2017 & 2019). Her second volume of poetr...

  • DRMNGNOW | Yarning Country

    DRMNGNOW is a proud Yorta Yorta artist unpacking decolonial content, exploring Indigenous rights and culture via the mediums of hip hop and experimental electronic elements. An electrifying artist with a grass roots ethic and big picture vision, that is driven by aspirations of First Nations libe...