Watch Free | From Our House To Yours - Digital Season

Watch Free | From Our House To Yours - Digital Season

Highlights from the 2020 Digital Season - From Our House To Yours.

Providing a meeting place online for audiences to escape and connect, From Our House to Yours was created in March 2020 in response to COVID-19 to uplift and inspire audiences while the Opera House was temporarily closed to the public.

The weekly program featured full-length performances and talks, unreleased recordings and never-before-seen footage, as well as new and live-streamed performances from the Joan Sutherland Theatre stage.

From Our House to Yours played a vital role in maintaining the shared experience of attending art and cultural events for online audiences and communities, presenting entertaining, engaging and inspiring online programming whilst supporting the artistic community.

Photo: from Black Thoughts, performed by Ziggy Ramo

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Watch Free | From Our House To Yours - Digital Season
  • Annabel Crabb and Adam Liaw | From Our House To Yours

    Recorded at Sydney Opera House, May 2020

    Join Annabel Crabb and Adam Liaw for a glorious romp through the perils of the pantry, the hazards of the hotplate, and the celebration that greets the perfect sourdough. Mealtimes are the centrepiece of many social events, how has that changed with resta...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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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  • 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...

  • 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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    Gordon Kerry Clarinet Quintet (World Premiere)
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  • Gordi | From Our House To Yours

    Australian folk-pop singer and producer Gordi performs the official international album launch show for her latest record, Our Two Skins.

    Performing a full set with her four-piece band, this special one-off event was Gordi's debut Opera House performance, recorded and streamed live from the Joa...

  • UnWrapped: Dances for Now | From Our House To Yours

    Explore the contemporary dance works of five Sydney choreographers. On the Joan Sutherland Theatre stage, each artist dances their own choreography, responding to a soundtrack that has inspired them to reflect on this moment, its challenges and transformative possibilities.

    Featuring choreograp...

  • 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 ...

  • Ambient 1: Music for Airports - Alaska Orchestra | From Our House To Yours

    Ambient 1: Music for Airports, performed by Alaska Orchestra with live visuals by Carla Zimbler (Live). Written by Brian Eno.

    The Alaska Orchestra led by Megan Alice Clune, along with Heather Shannon and Mara Schwerdtfeger return to Sydney Opera House for their digital stage debut with a live st...

  • Bell Shakespeare: John Bell, One Man In His Time | From Our House To Yours

    Presented in association with Bell Shakespeare.

    A special performance from John Bell AO, who founded Bell Shakespeare based on his belief that all Australians should have access to the works of Shakespeare in performance. In an excerpt from One Man In His Time, John shares his reflections on the...

  • 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...

  • Julian Bel Bachir - Sounds of Sahara | From Our House To Yours

    Join Julian Bel Bachir for a melodic odyssey as he voyages through traditional melodies of Indigenous music from North-Western Africa with a modern influence. Accompanied by a collective of musicians of Saharan and sub-Saharan ethnic backgrounds the seasoned producer and musician fuses traditiona...

  • Humour Us: Gary Eck & Tommy Dean | From Our House To Yours

    Get ready for an evening of world renowned comedy with Australian comedian and actor Gary Eck and American stand up star Tommy Dean. Joining us on the digital stage for the third round of our comedy series Humour Us, these two powerhouses will join forces for the ultimate double header.

    Gary is ...

  • Bill Granger on Australian Food | From Our House To Yours

    Crowned the ‘Egg Master of Sydney’ and ‘creator of avocado toast’, Bill Granger is renowned as the restauranteur who brought laid-back Australian cafe culture to the world, and is beloved by family cooks and culinary sophisticates alike.

    The empire that is ‘bills’ began with the original Darling...

  • Sydney Philharmonia Choirs: PopUp Sing! Workshop | From Our House To Yours

    Sydney Opera House and Sydney Philharmonia Choirs invite you to a virtual PopUp Sing! workshop recorded live in the Joan Sutherland Theatre.

    In this special event, you will learn to sing the 'Ode to Joy' chorus from Beethoven's famous Symphony No 9. The workshop will be led by world-renowned cho...

  • Winston Surfshirt | From Our House To Yours

    Get ready to snuggle in for a session of lush soul heaters, as Manly’s very own hip-hop funk machine Winston Surfshirt make their Sydney Opera House debut in an intimate performance beamed live to your lounge from the Joan Sutherland Theatre.

    Playing in an intimate three-piece mode, Surfshirt ex...

  • Muggera Dance Party | From Our House To Yours

    Hold your very own dance party with Daz and Jax Compton, stars of the popular TV show Move it Mob Style! Big and little kids alike are invited to learn contemporary Indigenous and hip-hop infused dance moves.