Sydney Opera House, 13 June-26 June
Elijah Moshinsky’s much-loved production of Rigoletto returns to the stage of Sydney Opera House, complete with its glamorous La Dolce Vita-inspired sets and costumes, and scene-stealing car. The revolving dollhouse style set gives a cinematic detail to each scene.
Sydney Opera House, 19 June-21 July
Verdi’s monumental music makes this historic epic a popular favourite. Davide Livermore’s radiant production is a thrilling theatrical experience. From the famous Triumphal March to the intimate ending, every scene is spectacular.
The Tales of Hoffmann
Sydney Opera House, 11 July-22 July
Hoffman is tipsy and in the mood for storytelling. Offenbach’s last and greatest work is an intoxicating mix of emotion and dazzling music, including the famous, fiendishly difficult ‘Doll Song’, starring Australian Soprano, Jessica Pratt.
Mad Scenes with Jessica Pratt
Sydney Opera House, 3 August
Soar on the wings of madness with Australian soprano Jessica Pratt, in an unforgettable homecoming concert, featuring some of the most dramatic and impressive moments in opera. One night only.
La Gioconda in Concert
Sydney Opera House, 9 August-12 August
Joined by a star studded line up, famous tenor Jonas Kaufmann returns to Australia and makes his role debut in this darkly beautiful and rarely heard opera.
Sydney Opera House, 17 August-13 October
Direct from the West End and Broadway, experience this epic love story of passion and tragedy at the iconic Sydney Opera House. Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed new production of Boublil and Schönberg’s award-winning musical Miss Saigon is one of the most stunning theatrical experiences of our time.
La Traviata on New Year's Eve
Sydney Opera House, 31 December
Leave the crowds behind as you enter the Sydney Opera House, then settle back for an evening with Verdi’s La Traviata.
Experience Violetta’s inner world centre stage in a glittering production that shows the heartache behind the glamour is but a heartbeat away.
The Opera Gala Concert
Sydney Opera House, 31 December
Leave the crowds behind as you enter the Sydney Opera House, then settle back for an evening of opera’s most beautiful music, at the Opera Gala Concert. Make this your most glamorous New Year ever.
Sydney Opera House, 2 January-14 March
Glamour, riches and a tragic secret: La Traviata is the story of a courtesan falling in love. Classic opera with stunning costumes, outstanding music and a fresh perspective.
Orpheus & Eurydice
Sydney Opera House, 12 January-31 January
Journey to the underworld and back with the grieving Orpheus. Awe-inspiring acrobatics meet Gluck’s exquisite music in this genre-busting production created with the internationally renowned Circa.
The Magic Flute
Sydney Opera House, 1 February-16 March
Embark on an enchanting adventure and meet a host of wondrous characters in Mozart’s The Magic Flute.
Theodora in Concert
Sydney Opera House, 8 February-9 February
Lose yourself in the sublime music of Handel’s Theodora in this collaboration between the internationally celebrated Pinchgut Opera and Opera Australia.
Sydney Opera House, 20 February-15 March
An epic opera about gods and monsters, human frailty and the power of love. Mozart’s genius is on full display.