Lighting of the Sails 2023: Life Enlivened by John Olsen and Curiious
The Sydney Opera House farewells one of Australia’s most admired artists, Dr John Olsen AO OBE. We proudly pay tribute to Olsen’s extraordinary six-decade career in Lighting of the Sails: Life Enlivened when his works will be animated and projected on the Opera House sails for Vivid Sydney fro...
Red Bull Symphonic with Genesis Owusu and Sydney Symphony Orchestra
With two distinct worlds in the arts joining forces, Red Bull Symphonic delivers a one-of-a-kind music experience, with Genesis Owusu.
After two years of career highs, Owusu soars to new heights as two arts worlds collide at Red Bull Symphonic, reimagining his acclaimed catalogue of poetic pu...
Sharon Van Etten - Seventeen / Every Time the Sun Comes Up / Mistakes
Fresh from her American tour and acclaimed new album We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong, transformative singer-songwriter and Sydney Opera House fave Sharon Van Etten performed in our Concert Hall.
This digital performance highlights selection comprises three songs from the night, including ...
Vance Joy - Riptide / Saturday Sun / Missing Piece / Clarity
Recorded live on the Sydney Opera House’s stunning Forecourt, this set from ARIA award-winning musician Vance Joy sees the finger-pickin’ folk pop hero perform a selection of hits and recent releases. Get up close and personal with the local fave as he leans into the heartfelt indie anthems “Mis...
Gravity & Other Myths - The Mirror: Sweet Sacred Bliss
Circus and cabaret come together in this cinematically ravishing adaptation of The Mirror, a boundary-pushing work from multi-award-winning company Gravity & Other Myths. Commissioned by Sydney Opera House and Chamäleon Theatre Berlin and shot live in the Drama Theatre, this unforgettable film co...
SHIFT New Classical Music
SHIFT is a series of performance films that shifts whose stories are being shared, celebrating the art and practice of those with disability and their unique contribution to the artistic landscape. SHIFT shines a light on the perspective that comes from lived experience, and through this shift, b...
All About Women 2023 – Bikini Kill, Chloé Hayden, Grace Tame, Flex Mami & more
All About Women celebrates extraordinary thinkers, writers and artists, and poses vital questions about gender, equality and justice. In 2023, Bikini Kill, Chloé Hayden, Grace Tame, Flex Mami and many more led lively debates in a program co-curated by Jamila Rizvi, Dr Amy Thunig, Jane Caro, and t...
Khruangbin - Live at Sydney Opera House
First broadcast from Sydney Opera House, Sunday 27 November 2022.
Now available to rent On Demand
Duration: 110 minutes
Rental period: 7 days
Prepare for a hypnotic space odyssey as Texan trio Khruangbin bring their incomparable mix of psychedelia, funk and far-out international grooves to the ...
Highlights from Boublil & Schönberg’s 'Do You Hear The People Sing?’
Through decades of collaboration, lyricist Alain Boublil and composer Claude-Michel Schönberg have graced world stages with timeless classics such as Les Misérables, Miss Saigon, La Révolution Française, Martin Guerre and The Pirate Queen. Enjoy a selection of songs from one of musical theatre’s ...
On The Level
Candid, in-depth, and always revealing, On The Level catches up with artists during their visit to the Sydney Opera House, discussing their careers, inspirations, and preparations for their performance.
What happens when you suspend the school timetable for 3 weeks and give students full creative control? Follow the journey of teachers and students of Liverpool Boys High School in Western Sydney, as the traditional school structure is turned on its head and creativity takes the reins.
Australian String Quartet performs Jack Symonds String Quartet No.2
Jack Symonds’ String Quartet No.2 whispers into existence, interrupting the intangible build-up of concert expectancy with an ascending violin line that is the very genesis of this spectacular work. Over its unique two-part structure, Symonds skilfully unravels the DNA of that opening statement, ...
Ngaiire and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra - Live at Sydney Opera House
In a rare one-off performance, neo-soul R&B artist Ngaiire joins forces with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra for a transcendent night of music, art and power on the Sydney Opera House Forecourt, conducted by Nicholas Buc.
Blending ARIA-nominated First Nations star Ngaiire’s dazzling, futuristic R&...
Wanha! Journey to Arnhem - Live at Sydney Opera House
Be transported to Australia’s remarkable Top End with Wanha!, and experience the Yolŋu people’s musical history and vibrant contemporary scene. This unforgettable Forecourt event will star Arnhem Land’s top talent, including Djakapurra Munyarryun, Dhapanbal Yunupingu, Juran Adams and Andrew Gurru...
Fat Freddy's Drop - Blackbird / Shady / Wandering Eye
One of the world’s most thrilling live bands, Kiwi seven-piece Fat Freddy’s Drop return to the Sydney Opera House for a massive night of jazz, funk, reggae and beats on the Forecourt. Watch this live performance of the songs "Blackbird" and "Shady / Wandering Eye".
DJ Fitchie aka Chris Faiumu – ...