Live Performances - Orchestral, Ballet & Opera

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  • Australian World Orchestra presents Mahler 9

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    Livestreamed Friday 24 November 2023 at 8pm, and available on-demand thereafter.

    Experience the capstone Mahler event of the year when internationally renowned conductor Alexander Briger returns home to lead the acclaimed Australian World Orchestra, performing one of the 20th century’s most cele...

  • Green Room Music - Three Marys (2023)

    Available worldwide until 24th Sept 2028.
    Staged in the Playhouse for Unwrapped 2023, Three Marys melds music, myth and imagination to create a moving story of exile, survival and hope. An international collaboration by award-winning artists composer Andrée Greenwell and librettist Christine Evan...

  • Omega Ensemble: Gordon Kerry's Clarinet Quintet | From Our House To Yours

    Commissioned in 2019 for Omega Ensemble​, Gordon Kerry’s Clarinet Quintet was to receive its world premiere in June 2020. This performance, exclusive to Sydney Opera House's digital season, represents the digital world premiere of the work.

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  • Sydney Symphony Orchestra - Play with Ray (2023)

    Presented by the Sydney Symphony and Ray Chen, Play with Ray will make dreams a reality for three emerging violinists. Together, they’ll perform Bach’s extraordinary and dramatic Concerto for Two Violins, with each violinist featuring in one movement alongside Ray Chen. Bach’s beautiful interweav...

  • Sydney Symphony Orchestra: Simone Young conducts Mahler 2 (2022)

    To celebrate the reopening of the Concert Hall, and a season of new beginnings, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra turn to Mahler’s mighty Second Symphony with new Chief Conductor, Simone Young. Mahler worked on this symphony in Hamburg as musical director for the Hamburg State Opera – the same compan...

  • Opera Australia: Aida (2015)

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    Recorded live at Mrs Macquaries Point, Sydney, 2015.
    Sung in Italian with English Subtitles, available as Closed Captions (CC)

    When war breaks out, Radamès is chosen to lead the Egyptian army against Ethiopia. Victory makes Radamès a hero, but tangles his Ethiopian lover Aida in a dangerous roya...

  • Sydney Chamber Opera: Diary of One Who Disappeared | From Our House To Yours

    A man meets a woman by chance. They share a fleeting moment of connection. A brief fleeting moment. She then leaves and goes on with her life. He does not... Sydney Chamber Opera perform Janáček's hauntingly beautiful song cycle, 'Diary of One Who Disappeared', exclusive to our Digital Season.

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  • Ensemble Offspring: Mesmerism | From Our House To Yours

    Filmed in the Joan Sutherland Theatre as part of the Opera House’s 2020 From Our House To Yours digital season, witness the risk taking and virtuosic instrumentalists of Ensemble Offspring perform an intimate and eclectic program of progressive and innovative music of our time. The ensemble is le...

  • The Australian Ballet & Bangarra: Warumuk (2012)

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    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that the following content may contain images and voices of deceased persons.

    A collaboration between Bangarra Dance Theatre and The Australian Ballet, Warumuk was commissioned to celebrate The Australian Ballet’s 50th anniversary in 2012....

  • Opera Australia: Madama Butterfly (2014)

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    Recorded live at Mrs Macquaries Point, Sydney, 2014.
    Sung in Italian with English Subtitles, available as Closed Captions (CC)

    Madama Butterfly is a magnificent work by Puccini with a ravishing score. This unique interpretation by La Fura Dels Baus and Opera Australia is still a faithful telling...

  • The Australian Ballet: Dyad 1929 (2013)

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    “It’s a total work of art in which every element is equally weighted and equally impressive.” - Herald Sun

    Wayne McGregor’s Dyad 1929, made on The Australian Ballet and featuring an electrifying score by Steve Reich, tests the limits of classical movement in a laboratory-white set.

    Choreograph...

  • Opera Australia: La Bohème (2018)

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    Recorded live at Mrs Macquaries Point, Sydney, 2018.
    Sung in Italian with English Subtitles, available as Closed Captions (CC)

    Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour might take place in Sydney’s temperate autumn each year, but snow fell across the harbour in 2018.

    That snow is an integral part of this...

  • Sydney Symphony Orchestra: Brahms String Sextet No.1 | From Our House To Yours

    Presented in association with Sydney Symphony Orchestra

    In Brahms’ First String Sextet his best qualities shine through – gorgeous melodies and a rich romantic sound. The sextet adds an extra viola and cello to the conventional string quartet, and Brahms makes full use of the additional lower vo...

  • New Australian Classical | From Our House To Yours

    New Australian Classical brings together three exceptional local musicians to explore new Australian repertoire.

    In this piano trio program, we explore the haunting, ethereal melancholy in The Aching Bones by the Australian composer Andrew Howes, followed by the intricate, playful and sometimes ...

  • The Australian Ballet: Paquita (2013)

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    Paquita, with choreography by Marius Petipa, is a sparkling showcase for The Australian Ballet, full of spectacular turns, exuberant leaps and delicate footwork.

    Choreography by Marius Petipa
    Staged by Danilo Radojevic
    Music Composed by Ludwig (Léon) Minkus

    Variations 5 and 9 Are Arrangements C...

  • The Australian Ballet: La Sylphide

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    The Australian Ballet presents La Sylphide, in a production by Erik Bruhn after August Bournonville’s nineteenth-century original. A ballet in two acts, La Sylphide tells the tale of the Scottish dreamer James, who is fascinated by a woodland sprite and spurns his fiancée to follow her. Intent on...

  • Opera Australia: Carmen (2013)

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    Recorded live at Mrs Macquaries Point, Sydney, April 2013.
    Sung in French with English Subtitles, available as Closed Captions (CC)

    Carmen, sexy and impulsive, taunts the men around her and enjoys their adulation. After attacking another woman she has to use her seduction skills with her guard,...

  • Opera Australia: The Marriage of Figaro (2010)

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    Recorded live at Sydney Opera House, 2010.
    Sung in Italian with English Subtitles

    A chaotic whirlwind of mistaken identities makes the wedding day of Figaro and Susanna a lesson in hilarity in this 2010 production, directed by Neil Armfield.

    With a witty, fast-moving libretto and hum-along melo...

  • Opera Australia: Don Giovanni (2011)

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    Recorded live at Sydney Opera House, 2011.
    Sung in Italian with English Subtitles

    Award-winning opera star Teddy Tahu Rhodes shines as the womanising Don Giovanni in Opera Australia's fantastic take on Mozart's favourite.

    Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conductor Mark Wigglesworth
    Director Gör...

  • Opera Australia: La Bohème (2011)

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    Recorded live at Sydney Opera House, 2011.
    Sung in Italian with English Subtitles

    Since its premiere in 2011, Gale Edwards’ sparkling production of La Bohème has become one of our most popular productions ever. Set in Berlin in the early 1930s, the production sizzles with the creative energy, gl...

  • Opera Australia: La Traviata (2012)

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    Sung in Italian with English Subtitles, available as Closed Captions (CC)
    Recorded live at Mrs Macquaries Point, Sydney, 2012.

    Violetta is the life of every party. A courtesan with a heart of gold, she’s free and free-spirited. Could a little love change everything?

    Experience the joy and heart...

  • Opera Australia: Turandot (2016)

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    Recorded live at Mrs Macquaries Point, Sydney, 2016.
    Sung in Italian with English Subtitles, available as Closed Captions (CC)

    Puccini’s tale of love and death comes to Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour in this spectacular and thoughtful production from 2016.

    Chinese director Chen Shi-Zheng brings ...