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Madama Butterfly

Acknowledged as the world’s most popular opera, Puccini’s classic Madama Butterfly tells a story of two lovers constrained and cocooned by culture and time.Graeme Murphy’s arresting new production …


Anna Bolena

After achieving huge success with Opera Australia’s first digital production, Aida in 2018, Davide Livermore will return to Sydney to direct the tragic yet exhilarating tale of Anna Bolena (Anna Boleyn). Combining …


Whiteley

In 2019, Opera Australia will introduce a brand new production to honour the tumultuous life of iconic Australian artist, Brett Whiteley. Inspired by the intimate relationship between Whiteley and his creative life, …


Bluebeard's Castle by Bela Bartok

A story of misogyny and toxic masculinity or a musical journey into the deepest shadows of the feminine psyche? Only you can decide.Don’t miss this chance to celebrate the 101st anniversary of the premiere of …



Nicole Car and Etienne Dupuis in Recital

Returning to Sydney in August 2019, Nicole Car and husband Etienne Dupuis will once again showcase intimate artistry in their recital of romantic French song.Brimming with beauty and grace, Nicole Car will endow the …


Andrea Chenier in Concert

Superstar tenor Jonas Kaufmann returns to Australia in one of his most celebrated roles. A concert performance of Andrea Chénier offers the perfect showcase for his “dark, liquid tone, which soars through …


Opera High Tea at The Castlereagh

Experience the sublime in one of Sydney CBD’s most beautiful heritage listed dining rooms whilst indulging in some of the opera world's most beautiful music.Back by popular demand! Opera Bites, Sydney’s …


Ghost Sonata

Aribert Reimann’s 1984 opera is a haunting and evocative chamber work, exploring Strindberg’s moody text with complex rhythms and other-worldly tones.This staging takes place in the Opera Australia workshop …


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