Special Presentations

Special Presentations

A selection of special presentations from in and around Sydney Opera House. Watch two films celebrating the lighting of the Sydney Opera House sails; our unique First Nations dance competition, Dance Rites; join a kids' tour into the Indigenous history and culture of Bennelong Point; and relive highlights from our special Piano Day 2020 broadcast.

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Special Presentations
  • Welcome to Stream

    Tune in for exclusive livestreams and get access to a selection of the best from the performing arts, plus explore original new digital programming direct from Sydney Opera House. New content every month. At home or on the go, take a front row seat at Sydney Opera House whenever you want. Registe...

  • Forecourt Concert Series 2021

    10 videos

    One of the world’s most spectacular outdoor venues plays host to a celebration of live music as the Sydney Opera House presents a series of free, all-ages concerts on the Forecourt.

  • Rita Ora | Jimmy Fallon Performance + Exclusive Interview

    Rita Ora performs ‘Bang Bang’ in a performance recorded at Sydney Opera House, and originally broadcast on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Plus, Rita talks with Linda Marigliano in an interview recorded exclusively for ‘Stream’.

  • Lighting of the Sails 2019 | Austral Flora Ballet by Andrew Thomas Huang

    Watch the sails of the Sydney Opera House transform into a large-scale canvas for Vivid Sydney, featuring Andrew Thomas Huang's new work "Austral Flora Ballet".

    Commissioned by the Sydney Opera House & Destination NSW for the Lighting of The Sails at Vivid Sydney 2019.

    Director: Andrew Thomas ...

  • Badu Gili - Sails Projection | Celebrating First Nations Culture

    Badu Gili lights up the eastern Bennelong Sail with ancient First Nations stories in a spectacular projection. Curated by Rhoda Roberts, former Head of First Nations Programming, Badu Gili traces the ancient songlines of First Nations storytelling across Australia.

    See the works of eminent Firs...

  • Dance Rites 2019 | First Nations Dance & Culture

    Dance Rites — Australia’s First Nations dance competition — is the Sydney Opera House’s free celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island dance and cultures on the Sydney Opera House Forecourt, taking place each spring. In November 2019, more than 350 performers from 19 Aboriginal and Torre...

  • Piano Day 2020 | Nils Frahm, Jon Hopkins, Joep Beving, Margaret Leng Tan & more

    An exclusive broadcast featuring Jon Hopkins, Joep Beving, Margaret Leng Tan, Nils Frahm and more. First broadcast on 28 March 2020.

    Founded by Nils Frahm in 2015, the 88th day of the year was declared Piano Day - a nod to the 88 keys on a modern piano.

    Piano Day 2020 featured a broadcast of p...

  • Guwanyi Walama | Kids' Tour of the Sydney Opera House precinct

    Join our Indigenous narrators on a journey into the history and culture of Bennelong Point in this digital tour created especially for kids!

    Beginning from creation time to pre-settlement and the arrival of the first fleet, learn about the daily life of the Gadigal people and the land of Tubowgu...