Music at the House

Music at the House

18 Episodes

A selection of full performances and highlights from the contemporary music archive.

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

    Episode 1

    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...

  • HTRK / In Session

    Episode 2

    Melbourne electronic post-punk duo HTRK perform live in the Drama Theatre, shortly prior to their Sydney Opera House debut in May 2022, with a set which draws heavily from their acclaimed 2021 album, 'Rhinestones'.

    'In Session' is a series of intimate, long-form music films, staged behind closed...

  • Sampa The Great: Final Form: Vivid LIVE 2022

    Episode 3

    Sampa The Great presents An Afro Future, with special guests Mwanjé, KYE and sounds by C.FRIM. Watch the finale track of her evening's performance that brought the house down 'Final Form'.

    Rent her full performance now on Stream.

    Imagining a world of creativity and culture beyond the confines ...

  • Tkay Maidza: 24k: Vivid LIVE 2022

    Episode 4

    After a four-year hiatus, and fresh off her tour with Billie Eilish, Zimbabwe-born Australian hip-hop star Tkay Maidza makes her long-awaited Sydney Opera House debut.

    Watch her fun and energetic performance of ‘24K’ as part of Vivid LIVE 2022 in the Joan Sutherland Theatre at the Sydney Opera H...

  • Gordi: Radiator & Volcanic: Vivid LIVE 2022

    Episode 5

    A gifted singer-songwriter with a knack for layered, introspective folk-pop sounds, internationally acclaimed Australian artist Gordi makes her Vivid LIVE debut with a solo performance in the Drama Theatre at the Sydney Opera House.

    Watch her contemplative performance with experimental synth vo...

  • Meg Mac: Never Be: Vivid LIVE 2022

    Episode 6

    Australian soul icon Meg Mac makes her Sydney Opera House debut. Watch her perform hit 'Never Be' as part of her powerhouse performance for Vivid LIVE 2022.

    Rent her full performance now on Stream.

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

    Episode 7

    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...

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

    Episode 8

    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'.

  • The Flaming Lips - The Soft Bulletin Live

    Episode 9

    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.

  • Nick Cave & Warren Ellis - Push the Sky Away

    Episode 10

    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...

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

    Episode 11

    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...

  • Underworld - Border Country

    Episode 12

    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.

  • Ed Kuepper with Jim White: Collapseboard

    Episode 13

    In June 2021, right before things slowed down, we were fortunate to host a very special collaboration of two great Australian musicians. Ed Kuepper of The Saints fame and Jim White of Dirty Three joined forces to deliver a spellbinding performance, delving into Kuepper's 45-year catalogue.

    Watch...

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

    Episode 14

    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...

  • Ólafur Arnalds with Sydney Chamber Orchestra - Live

    Episode 15

    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...

  • Jónsi & Alex Somers - Riceboy Sleeps Live

    Episode 16

    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...

  • Amon Tobin - ISAM Live

    Episode 17

    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.

  • Panda Bear - Live

    Episode 18

    Animal Collective co-founder Noah Lennox (aka Panda Bear), made his highly anticipated Australian debut in the intimate settings of the Sydney Opera House Studio in 2018. A unique blend of experimental-pop, featuring sun-drenched sampling coupled with introspective lyrics, Panda Bear’s careful at...