Costume & Prop Sale

Opera Australia Store, Alexandria, 13, 14, 27, 28 November 2020

Fancy dress is about to get fancier. Get your very own piece of opera finery when Opera Australia opens the doors to the Alexandria storehouse for an extraordinary Costume and Prop sale.

Pinchgut Opera

Messe de Minuit

City Recital Hall, 5 December—6 December

Celebrate the season with Pinchgut Opera’s much-anticipated return to the stage. One of Charpentier’s most joyous works, the Messe de Minuit was written in 1694 for midnight mass on Christmas Eve.

Great Opera Hits

Sydney Opera House, 3 January—5 February

Stroll down to the Sydney Opera House and join the stars of Opera Australia for a concert of the greatest hits of opera.


The Merry Widow

Sydney Opera House, 5 January—16 January

A frothy comedy, bubbling over with memorable tunes, elegant dance numbers, and realistic, likeable characters.



Sydney Opera House, 2 February—13 February

A medieval melodrama about a woman and the three men who love her, with Verdi’s signature rousing music.



Sydney Opera House, 22 February—13 March

In the midst of war, an ordinary woman finds the courage to do something extraordinary for love, in a thrilling story with some of opera’s most powerful music.


Bluebeard's Castle

Sydney Opera House, 1 March—10 March

Bartók’s only opera is an astonishing achievement for a young composer. A large orchestra conjures up Bluebeard’s chilling castle. Dread and anticipation hang in the air as intense minor chords.

Andrew McKinnon in association with Opera Australia presents

Joseph Calleja Concert - Sydney

City Recital Hall, 5 September

Joseph Calleja is one of the most exciting lyric tenors in the world today.

In this, his eagerly anticipated debut Australian tour, the Maltese-born singer described as the young Pavarotti will be joined by two of Australia’s best-loved artists, soprano Amelia Farrugia, who is also of Maltese heritage, and internationally acclaimed pianist Piers Lane, for an unforgettable performance.