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Concessions

Concession pricing is available for most performances (excluding Saturday evenings) for full Australian pensioners, full-time Australian students and children aged 16 years and under in both Sydney and Melbourne. Proof of eligibility will be required for collection. See our terms and conditions for more information.

Children

Children aged 16 years and under receive a 50% discount on tickets for the opera at Sydney Opera House, Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour or Arts Centre Melbourne. Exclusions apply.

Groups

Organise for a group of eight or more people to attend the same performance and book together to qualify for our special groups prices.

Group bookers enjoy the following benefits:

  • 15% discount when you book 8 or more tickets or 20% discount when you book 20 or more tickets (no other discounts apply, conditions apply).
  • Book now, pay later. Final confirmation and payment due six weeks before performance.
  • No booking fees.
  • Personal service through our group bookings telephone number or email.
  • Do you like to be super-organised and include all the extras for your group? You can also pre-purchase drink and program vouchers for your group to use on the night.

For group bookings: 
Phone: 02 9318 8200 (Sydney) or 03 9685 3700 (Melbourne)
Email: tickets@opera.org.au

Student Rush 

Any unsold seats are available to full-time students for $45* from 9:00am on the day of selected performances. These tickets can only be purchased in person at the Sydney Opera House Box Office. You will be offered the best available seats - sometimes the best in the house - but please note that we may only have restricted-view seats available. This discount requires the presentation of a valid student identification, is limited to one ticket per student card holder, and is not subject to any further discounting in conjunction with any other offers.

*A booking fee applies for all transactions at Sydney Opera House. The fee for ticket purchases at the Sydney Opera House box office counter is $5.

Standing Room Tickets

At the Sydney Opera House, standing room tickets are available for most performances. A standing room ticket literally means you will stand for the performance in a suitable part of the theatre. Standing room tickets cost $45, plus an $8.50 transaction fee. These seats do not attract any further discounting in conjunction with any other offer.

To book, call our box office on 02 9318 8200 (Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm).

Balcony Box Restricted-view Seats

At the Sydney Opera House, you can buy tickets for the balcony boxes for most performances. These seats have a limited view of the stage — they’re sometimes referred to as listening seats. They cost $45, plus an $8.50 transaction fee. These seats do not attract any further discounting in conjunction with any other offer.

To book, call our box office on 02 9318 8200 (Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm).