Rodgers and Hammerstein
Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, 7 September—1 November
Whilst the sumptuous costumes and gilded sets have travelled the world, it all started in Australia, with a dream to create a version which was not just a remake of the iconic 1956 film, but a real consideration of this clash of cultures and meeting of minds.
Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House, 1 November
Under the inspirational direction of their community leaders and conductor Simon Kenway, 500 singers will be joined by Opera Australia soloists and the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra to perform popular arias and choral music in the magnificent Concert Hall of the Sydney Opera House.
Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, 31 December
Leave the crowds behind as you enter the Sydney Opera House, then settle back for an evening with Rodolfo, Mimi, Marcello and Musetta in Puccini's La bohème.
Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House, 31 December
Step into the the Sydney Opera House's magnificent Concert Hall to watch the Opera Gala concert of popular arias by Verdi, Puccini, and Rossini, with fireworks and champagne at interval.