We’re thrilled to unveil our 2018 season. It’s bursting with all the things that make opera unforgettable, and we can’t wait to show you what’s in store.
A royal love triangle, a fight for freedom and the famous Triumphal March will light up the sky when Aida comes to the beach.
21–30 September 2017
Rejected by her past, forgotten by the man she loves, Butterfly clings to the promise of honour, just beyond the horizon.
24 October–4 November 2017
The world's most famous bass gives a series of recitals with pianist Igor Tchetuev in the intimate surrounds of City Recital Hall, Sydney and Melbourne Recital Centre.
Sydney 27 & 29 September 2017
Melbourne 2 October 2017
Everyone's favourite musical in a production by the first Eliza Doolittle, Julie Andrews.
Until 14 October 2017
All of your favourite operetta waltzes, polkas and songs by Strauss, Offenbach, Lehár and Kálmán come together in this raucous comedy.
Until 22 October 2017
A frothy comedy, bubbling over with memorable tunes, elegant dance numbers and charming characters.
Melbourne 15–25 November 2017
Sydney 2 January–3 February 2018
Join us for an exclusive night of fine food, fine wine and world-class opera. We've partnered with Luke Mangan’s glass brasserie and Keith Tulloch Wine to create a unique and enriching evening in one of Sydney’s most glamorous restaurant settings.
25 October 2017
There's nowhere in the world like Sydney on New Year's Eve and there's nowhere closer to the action than Sydney Opera House. Make this your most glamorous and memorable New Year ever.
31 December 2017