The Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House at dusk

Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour: The Greatest Hits

The greatest music ever written, performed in the greatest location in the world: Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour is an unmissable highlight of the international cultural calendar.


Opera Australia and ABC Classics are joining forces to celebrate five years of extraordinary opera with Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour: The Greatest Hits.

This special release is available on CD and DVD, featuring 13 essential moments recorded live during our five spectacular productions.

But take a breath, sit back and turn up the volume — we’ve released ten of the greatest hits of Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour right here, in high-definition, for free.

From the soaring top notes of 'Nessun dorma', to the joyful revelry of La Traviata’s party tunes, this is music that will make you feel.


La Traviata (2012)

La Traviata on Sydney Harbour

Carmen (2013)

Carmen on Sydney Harbour

Madama Butterfly (2014)

Madama Butterfly on Sydney Harbour (2014)

Aida (2015)

Aida on Sydney Harbour (2015)

Turandot (2016)

Turandot on Sydney Harbour

Strategic Partners

Destination NSW

Principal Partner

Opera Australia Principal Partner


Opera Australia Government Partners

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