Melbourne

Sunset Boulevard

Princess Theatre Melbourne, now playing

Musical superstar Sarah Brightman stars in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s extraordinary musical about a Hollywood icon.

La Bohème National Tour

12 July-3 September

Experience the original bohemian love story. By the time this emotional opera finishes, you’ll know the answer to an eternal question: is love enough?

The Puccini Gala Concert

Hamer Hall, 25 July-27 July

A star-studded celebration of some of opera’s most moving music.

Breaking the Waves

Hamer Hall, 26 July

Lars von Trier’s film about a young woman’s shocking sacrifices for her husband is a powerful new opera for our times, by one of the world’s most exciting composers, Missy Mazzoli.

Freddie De Tommaso: Il Tenore in Concert

Melbourne Recital Centre, 18 August

One of the world’s most exciting tenors, Freddie De Tommaso, will make his Australian debut with a one-off solo recital. Hear the young tenor praised as a “vocal phenomenon” and one of the greatest opera singers working in the Italian tradition.

Eucalyptus

Palais Theatre, 16 October-19 October

A new opera based on Murray Bail’s acclaimed novel, Eucalyptus is an Australian fairytale, unusual love story and poetic ode to trees.

The Magic Flute

Geelong Arts Centre, 9 November-16 November

Embark on an enchanting adventure and meet a host of wondrous characters in Mozart’s The Magic Flute.

Chorus!

Geelong Arts Centre, 13 November-15 November

Hear the lyrical beauty and power of 48 choristers coming together to explore vast musical terrains through the emotional language of song. Showcasing famous choral pieces by the legends of opera, including Verdi, Puccini, Wagner and Tchaikovsky.