Watershed: The Death of Dr Duncan

Sydney Opera House, 14 June-16 June

A dazzling new operatic work by some of Australia’s most acclaimed creative talents, bringing a real-life tragedy, and eventual triumph, to the stage.


Sydney Opera House, 25 June-16 August

A thriller with sensational music, opera’s best villain and an unforgettable ending, Tosca will keep you on the edge of your seat.

Great Opera Hits

Sydney Opera House, 30 June-21 October

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

Il Trittico

Sydney Opera House, 3 July-19 July

Three short operas by one of opera’s greatest composers offer a triple helping of music and emotion: thrilling drama, personal crisis and sparkling comedy.


Sydney Opera House, 20 July-9 August

Shakespeare’s searing portrait of a prince in crisis in an acclaimed contemporary opera by Australian composer Brett Dean.

Mozart's Così fan tutte

Sydney Opera House, 1 August-17 August

Two men attempt to seduce the other’s lover in an elaborate ruse to win a bet. Mozart’s sublime music makes this opera must-see.

Sunset Boulevard

Sydney Opera House, 28 August-1 November

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


Carriagworks, 26 September-5 October

The world’s oldest poem meets opera’s most cutting-edge artists in this spectacular new work, directed by Kip Williams (Sydney Theatre Company’s The Picture of Dorian Gray).

New Year's Eve

Sydney Opera House, 31 December

No other city celebrates New Year’s Eve like Sydney and there’s no better place to join in the celebrations than at the Sydney Opera House with Opera Australia.

Choose between The Opera Gala in the Concert Hall, featuring opera’s most beautiful music, or a staged opera performance, in the splendour of the Joan Sutherland Theatre.