Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, 29 June—23 July
Welcome to a thrilling version of Verdi's classic opera of vendetta, elopement, love, vengeance and doom. A dramatic production where clandle-lit interiors and earthy exteriors change in the blink of an eye.
Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, 6 July—31 August
John Bell directs a stark, monumental staging of Puccini’s riveting drama of love, jealousy and sacrifice set in Mussolini’s Italy in the 1940s. Two true divas will share the title role, Alexia Voulgaridou and Cheryl Barker.
Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, 18 July—15 August
Warm and bright Italian street scenes and lyrical arias, charming duets and amusing machinations blend harmoniously in a new production of Donizetti’s celebrated comic opera that is sure to be a special treat for opera lovers.
Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, 30 July—31 August
Starring the radiant Emma Matthews as Violetta, the beautiful but vulnerable courtesan who is coerced into sacrificing her one hope of personal happiness for the sake of her lover’s reputation, this compelling production gets to the heart of the opera’s themes of love and death with pathos and power.
Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, 31 December
The last night of 2013 is the first night of La bohème. If ever there was a night to dress up, this is it.
Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House, 31 December
Ringside seats to the greatest show on earth are hard to come by, but we’ve saved some great ones, and you’re invited.