Witness some mind-boggling magic tricks with James Galea and go on an adventure into the deep, dark wood with The Gruffalo’s Child at the Sydney Opera House.
From 1 Jan
Showing at sunset, 9pm, 9.15pm, 9.30pm and 10pm
Badu Gili, meaning ‘water light’ in Gadigal language, shares the ancient stories of Australia’s First Nations projected onto the Opera House’s eastern Bennelong sail. The free nightly seven-minute experience is best viewed from the top of the Monumental Steps.
Introducing the group of artists, outcasts and misfits who’ve landed in the Drama Theatre for RENT. Grab your tickets to see all the hits from this award winning score including “Take Me or Leave Me” and “Seasons of Love”.
These relaxed concerts take place on summer evenings as the sun sets across Sydney Harbour, and last around 90 minutes. Listen to famous arias from Bizet, Puccini, Rossini, Verdi and more performed by some of Opera Australia’s finest opera singers, accompanied by piano.
Reflections, refractions and reverberations. Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood’s Water shimmers with refractions of light, and Saint-Saëns’ Organ Symphony will resonate throughout the Sydney Town Hall.
Uncovered is a platform for local artists, makers, creatives and artisans to showcase their artistic excellence with a three-month residency in our retail shops. From photography, jewellery to homewares, if you have a product that is deserving of a new stage to shine on, we want to hear from you.
Cooped up in our homes for most of 2020, we all did what we do best: we watched, we read and we listened. But what caught our eyes and ears most? Here are the most popular Digital offerings from the Opera House this year.
ANTIDOTE – Watch highlights & Full talks on demand
Stream The Talks On Demand
Watch the highlights from this year’s Antidote festival, from Jill Lepore tracing the origins of America’s decline to Rutger Bregman and Jess Scully imagining a future without neoliberalism. Fill your new year with new ideas, and watch the full talks on demand.