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Address: Sydney Opera House, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 9318 8200
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Description: No trip to Sydney is complete without seeing an opera at the Sydney Opera...
No trip to Sydney is complete without seeing an opera at the Sydney Opera House. Opera Australia performs at the Sydney Opera House January-April and July-November every year. Opera Australia also performs at Arts Centre Melbourne and on the Sydney Harbour stage.
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An excellent Handa Opera production of Aida! Not to be missed

Last night we attended the premiere performance of Aida. It was exhilarating exciting spectacular and deeply sadly moving. The set and costumes were dramatic. Set against the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Mold, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Last night we attended the premiere performance of Aida. It was exhilarating exciting spectacular and deeply sadly moving. The set and costumes were dramatic. Set against the shimmering waters of Sydney harbour we had a drink watching the sun set illuminating the bridge in silver light, then we greeted the camel on his tour of the area. Taking our seats,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I was not sure of the era in which it was set, they messed around with the original story and ending. Diego Torre was excellent. Did not rate Martina Serafin as Tosca.

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Georgia R, Public Relations Manager at Opera Australia, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback, Karen! We take it all on board. I hope you enjoyed the show overall. More 

Sydney
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Saw Tosca on Saturday night. This is the first time I've seen this opera and now I rate it as my favourite. The sets were wonderful. Diego Torre was a marvellous Cavaradossi - what an incredible voice.

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Georgia R, Public Relations Manager at Opera Australia, responded to this review

Hi RRolli, thanks so much for your lovely comments! We're very pleased to hear that you enjoyed Tosca. More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We figured we had to go to the Opera if we had the chance while in Sydney. It worked out with our schedule (Madama Butterfly) and what a spectacular place and performance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

It is always a great experience going to The Opera House and having pre-drinks and nibbles at The Opera Bar or Opera Kitchen. The views from the Opera House across the harbour at night are absolutely magical and always make me feel lucky to live in Sydney. $10.50 for a glass of Chandon and a million dollar view - what... More 

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Bowral, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The opera lived up to my every expectation. Wonderful scenery and production and the singing was very fine with excellent acting. Orchestra played their hearts out. Loved the whole performance.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

No matter how many times one sees Madama Butterfly the music is always so moving and uplifting. This performance was sensational. Visually beautiful, the performers were marvelous and such a treat to watch Anthony Legge conduct.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The music by Gounod is fabulous and the story is based on the classic story by Goethe. The production, sets, costuming and above all the singers were excellent. See it if you can!

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

A wonderful performance! Great soloists and choir, beautiful music and a terrific story. As usual, great sets. This performance was vibrant and engaging. Of course there was bad taste: it was about a deal with the devil! Faust will be one of my favourites now!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I went to a performance of "Faust" and it was perfect!!! Very good production! Good singers and also a nice humor trough the opera. It was the first time I saw an opera LIVE in an opera house and it was a 10/10 experience. I was very delighted when I left. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!

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