Welcome to our 2014 Season
Opera for everyone...
Candy coloured bikinis. Fiery gypsies. Magic quests and aching romance.
From Verdi to Vespas, this season has got something for everyone.
A very limited number of “rush” (returned) tickets for individual Ring Cycle operas will be on sale from 9am on the first day of each Cycle. These are expected to go quickly and will be available until sold out.
Welcome to Mozart's imagination gone wild... a world where animals dance and children fly; where ideas matter, and music saves the day. Perfect for the whole family, this enchanting production speaks to the child in all of us.
Gale Edwards’ lavish production inhabits 1930s Berlin, a hub for young impoverished creatives contending with the high cost of round-the-clock hedonism in a city seething with glitzy excess.
When you enter the magical harbour-edge setting and look at one of the world's most beautiful cities across the astonishing stage you'll understand why this has become one of the most talked about events in Sydney.Learn More
There’s nowhere closer to the action than Sydney Opera House. Make this your most memorable New Year ever, and celebrate at Opera Australia’s famous New Year’s Eve event.
Whisk the one you love off their feet with this whirlwind of passion, drama, romance and wit. There'll be plenty of memorable tunes to hum all the way home.
Classic tales of love and loss, performed with a depth of emotion that conveys more than a story. You'll love these operas to death.
This package is made up of entirely new productions. And if you're new to opera, you'll get a kick out of these extraordinary performances.
Tylesova’s larger-than-life designs provide a brilliant canvas for director Simon Phillips in a fast-moving farce set in an Italian seaside town. Our 2014 production of Rossini's The Turk in Italy opens on a beach and Gabriela is planning 50s style swimmers, beach balls, goggles and flippers as accessories for the sunbathers that open the show.
Simon Mordant AM is a successful corporate advisor, philanthropist and Opera Australia’s newest board member. He is on a one-man mission to instil a spirit of giving among Australia’s business elite.“We want to leave the planet in a better shape than we found it,” he says.
Katherine sings in the Chorus and as a principal, and is currently performing in the Melbourne Ring Cycle. She says: "There is also something incredibly powerful to be singing as part of a Chorus. When every chorister comes together, singing as one voice vocally, dramatically and musically, it can be a magical experience. I am incredibly proud to be part of the Chorus."