Prepare to be swept away by the beauty of opera at one of Sydney's most iconic venues. This truly is one of Sydney's most inspiring attractions and your chance to immerse yourself in thrilling voices, lavish sets and costumes, and moving stories — opera has it all!
The Sydney Opera House was built for opera. Imagine the harbour sparkling with city lights and the waterfront bars buzzing with the anticipation of a great night out as you arrive. Visit the bar at the Northern Foyer and overlook Sydney's magnificent harbour — perhaps indulge in a glass of champagne pre-show and before long it's time to take your seats. As the lights go down and the orchestra begins to play. the real magic begins!
Thrilling voices, lavish sets and costumes, moving stories, great tunes — opera has it all!
Operas (most performances at 7:30pm, other times specified below)
La Bohème: The original bohemian love story, set among the fishnets and fairy lights of 1930s Berlin. See it if you like glamorous sets and costumes, tearjerkers, famous melodies.
Carmen: A feisty, fearless heroine, a cocky bullfighter and a jealous lover are bound by fate in a vibrant production of this irresistible opera.
Don Giovanni: Opera’s mad, bad Casanova is about to meet his maker in Mozart's classic opera.
Faust: What would you give up your soul for? An ageing scholar makes a deal with the devil, trading his freedom in the afterlife for a wild ride through all of life’s pleasures.
Attila: A revenge thriller where a brave warrior woman stands up to the King of the Huns.
Aida: A royal love triangle and an epic historic war. This production features floor-to-ceiling LED panels as an impressive, immersive set.
Roberto Devereux: Elizabeth I has to choose between her country and her heart in this intimate royal drama.
La Juive: Secrets, sex and bitter religious rivalries result in human tragedy on a grand scale.
Eugene Onegin: A stunning opera about young love, regret and memory scored with Tchaikovsky’s Romantic music.
The Light in the Piazza: Renée Fleming stars in this enchanting Broadway musical set in 1950s Florence.
Once this experience has been confirmed changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:
There will be other customers attending the performance.
There are no rules about what to wear when attending the opera. It is always great fun to dress up for the occasion and make a glamorous night of it, but dressing up is not mandatory.
Tickets will be available from the venue box office one hour prior to the performance start time.
Sydney Opera House, Circular Quay, Sydney NSW.