Legendary Music Shows

Legendary Music Shows

Many of the world's most famous musicians have graced the stages of the Opera House over the last five decades, in unforgettable concert experiences. This collections of shows from the last ten years is just a small sample of those legendary shows.

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Legendary Music Shows
  • Music at the House: The Cure, H.E.R., Bon Iver, Solange & more

    The Opera House has played host to many incredible performances. From Bon Iver's goosebump show to Solange's powerful Australian debut, our Head of Contemporary Music, Ben Marshall, chooses 10 of his favourite music videos captured from under the Opera House sails.

    What's your favourite Opera Ho...

  • The Flaming Lips - The Soft Bulletin Live

    Celebrating the 20th anniversary of their 1999 masterpiece, The Soft Bulletin, technicolour rock legends The Flaming Lips made their Sydney Opera House debut in 2019, playing the album in full alongside their greatest hits.

  • DJ Koze & Róisín Murphy - Sing It Back / Pick Up

    Pioneering, genre-bending German producer DJ Koze debuted his game-changing mix of house, soul, hip hop and R&B at the Sydney Opera House in December 2019, with an epic night of euphoric sounds and exceptional visuals.

    In these highlights, Koze's "Knock Knock" album collaborator, Róisín Murphy m...

  • Iggy Pop - I Wanna Be Your Dog / Search and Destroy / The Passenger / No Fun

    Highlights from the Godfather of Punk's incendiary debut at the Sydney Opera House in April 2019, featuring the classic songs 'I Wanna Be Your Dog', 'Search and Destroy', 'The Passenger' and 'No Fun'.

    Widely acknowledged as one of the most dynamic stage performers of all time, Iggy Pop pre-figur...

  • Amon Tobin - ISAM Live

    Prepare for a sensory overload from Vivid LIVE 2012. Brazilian born producer Amon Tobin performs his seventh studio album ISAM and back catalogue in a custom-built cubic installation for an audiovisual 3D spectacle like no other.

  • Wu-Tang Clan - C.R.E.A.M / Gravel Pit

    Featuring RZA, Method Man, Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, U-God, Masta Killa, Inspectah Deck, GZA, Cappadonna. In a history-making event in 2018, the Avengers of rap celebrated 25 years since the release of their ground-breaking debut album Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) – see all nine members bring...

  • H.E.R.: Focus / Let Me In / Lights On

    Following two fever-pitch mixtapes of woozy RnB, the mysterious trap soul heartbreaker H.E.R. finally made her roof-shaking Australian debut at Vivid LIVE 2018. Watch three tracks from her incredible performance in the Joan Sutherland Theatre, 'Focus', 'Let Me In' and 'Lights On'.

  • Nick Cave & Warren Ellis - Push the Sky Away

    Recorded at Sydney Opera House, December 2019

    Watch The Bad Seeds bandmates' encore performance of 'Push The Sky Away' performed live with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Sydney Philharmonia Choirs, conducted by Nicholas Buc. The legendary Australian musicians performed their triumphant rendit...

  • Ólafur Arnalds with Sydney Chamber Orchestra - Live

    In this specially-commissioned performance for Sydney Opera House's 2015 GRAPHIC, Icelandic multi-instrumentalist Ólafur Arnalds leads the Sydney Chamber Orchestra on an exclusive journey through his back catalogue, with visuals by Máni M. Sigfússon.

    WARNING: This video may potentially trigger s...

  • Underworld - Border Country

    British techno titans Underworld bring soaring vocal samples and ricocheting rhythms to the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall with their performance of "Border Country". Recorded at Vivid LIVE 2019.

    Video by Tall Story Films.

  • Jónsi & Alex Somers - Riceboy Sleeps Live

    In celebration of the album's 10th anniversary, Sigur Rós vocalist Jónsi and his partner, musician Alex Somers, performed 'Riceboy Sleeps' at Vivid LIVE 2019 in the Concert Hall of the Sydney Opera House with the Sydney International Orchestra and Choir. Watch highlights from the performance incl...