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Great Opera Hits

Great Opera Hits

Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera HouseFebruary 11 – December 27, 2019
Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera HouseJanuary 1 – March 27, 2020

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

These relaxed concerts take place on summer afternoons as the sun sets across Sydney Harbour, and last around 90 minutes. 

Listen to famous arias from Bizet, Puccini, Rossini, Verdi and more performed by some of Opera Australia’s finest opera singers, accompanied by piano.

The program includes:

ROSSINI 'Largo al factotum' from The Barber of Seville
BIZET ‘Habanera’ from Carmen
BIZET Toreador Song from Carmen
BIZET ‘Au fond du temple saint’ from The Pearlfishers
PUCCINI ‘Vissi d’arte’ from Tosca
PUCCINI 'E lucevan le stelle' from Tosca
DELIBES Flower Duet from Lakmé
PUCCINI 'Nessun dorma' from Turandot

Great Opera Hits continues in 2020. View performance dates.


director Johanna Puglisi
   
host/pianist Guy Noble (17 Feb, 14, 17, 24, 29 March; 7, 14, 28 July; 5, 8, 9, 26 Aug; 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Sept; 20 Oct)
  Jonathan Biggins (3, 10 March; 21 July; 4 Aug)
   
pianist Anthony Hunt (3, 10 March; 21 July; 4 Aug; 27 Oct)
featuring Natalie Aroyan (17 Feb; 10, 17, 29 March; 7 July; 4, 8 Aug; 27 Oct)
  Anna-Louise Cole (14, 28 July; 26 Aug; 2, 16, 23, 30 Sept)
  Danita Weatherstone (3, 14, 24 March; 21 July; 5, 9 Aug; 20 Oct)
  Sharon Zhai (9, 23, 30 Sept)
  Agnes Sarkis (26 Aug; 2, 9, 16 Sep)
  Celeste Haworth (17 Feb; 3, 10, 14, 17, 24, 29 March; 7, 14, 21, 28 July; 4, 5, 8, 9 Aug; 23, 30 Sept; 20, 27 Oct)
  Simon Kim
  Shanul Sharma (except 26 Aug; 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Sept)
  Haotian Qi (except 9, 23, 30 Sept)
  Christopher Hillier (9, 23, 30 Sept)

Running time: approximately 90 minutes, including one 20-minute interval



 

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