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Opera Australia

480 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9318 8200
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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.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“la traviata” (31 reviews)
“concert hall” (13 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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480 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
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+61 2 9318 8200
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything about this was more than amazing. First time in the Opera House. Highly recommend it. Great facilities and very friendly staff. Will definitely return.

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Shirley T, Guest Relations Manager at Opera Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, It is wonderful to hear you had a great first time experience at the Sydney Opera House! Thank-you for your glowing review and do hope to see you back at the Opera in the following years to come! Regards, Shirley

Reviewed 1 week ago

This rendition of Wagner's opera in concert style was prompted by the ongoing renovations of t absolutely delighted by he opera theatre.Sydney opera accommodates wheelchair clients very well in seating very close to the front rows and hence provides great visual and auditory perspectives.Kaufmann was...More

Thank Sylvia J
Shirley T, Guest Relations Manager at Opera Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sylvia, Thank you for your informative review! I am glad to hear you believe the Sydney Opera house accommodates wheelchair clients very well. We committed to the right of all people who want to attend the opera and are happy to hear that has...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A week later and I still can't believe what I experienced last Wednesday evening 9th Aug.- absolutely world class orchestra and chorus, soloists and the magnificent Jonas Kaufman to put the icing on the cake! This was the first time I had heard this opera,...More

Thank Julia K
Shirley T, Guest Relations Manager at Opera Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Julia, Thank you for your lovely review! I am thrilled to hear you had a fantastic time at the opera. Jonas Kaufmann does shines through the theatre in his role as Parsifal, doesn't he? I am also glad you enjoyed the orchestra and chorus-...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A memorable evening of great instrumental and vocal music. It was a long night; 6.00 pm till 11.30 but well worth it. I doubt if I will ever again hear an assemblage of such great voices.

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Shirley T, Guest Relations Manager at Opera Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sinclaired, I am very happy to hear you enjoyed your night at Parsifal, at the Concert Hall. Although it was a long night, I am glad to hear it was well worth it! Hope to see you again at another opera! Regards, Shirley

Reviewed 1 week ago

Seeing Kaufmann with full orchestra, choir and supporting caste was a once in a lifetime event, seats could not be questioned and the quality of the production has only increased since I was last at the Australian opera. Kauffmann and the caste made sure that...More

Thank Lucinda P
Shirley T, Guest Relations Manager at Opera Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Lucinda, Thank you for your glowing review! It was indeed a wonderful production and the cast really outdone themselves! We hope to see you at another wonderful opera in the next season! Regard, Shirley

Reviewed 1 week ago

I was fortunate enough to hear the splendid concert performance of Richard Wagner's Parsifal at the Sydney Opera House on 9 August 2017. This is a work I have loved ever since I was a very young man. In fact, it is the first Wagner...More

Thank CMackerras
Shirley T, Guest Relations Manager at Opera Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Colin, Wow, what an amazing review! We are thrilled to hear the performance lived up to your expectations. Jonas Kaufmann is known as the greatest tenor of our time and it surely showed through his role as Parsifal, as you said. Indeed, many of...More

Reviewed July 5, 2017

went to see 2 weddings and a bride at the opera house. great performance and in english for the uneducated! very funny and suitable for a wide range of ages. great to see at the opera house which makes it special.More

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Shirley T, Guest Relations Manager at Opera Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi 978deidres, Thank you for your review! We glad to hear your thoroughly enjoyed the performance to Two Weddings, One Bride! Indeed, it is a very funny performance and a performance for everyone! I believe seeing an opera at the Sydney Opera House is always...More

Reviewed June 4, 2017

This operetta was delightful-it was very cheeky and every single one of the cast was amazing. Highly recommended if you want a taste of the Sydney Opera House experience.

Thank Viree B
Shirley T, Guest Relations Manager at Opera Australia, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2017

Hi Viree B, Thank-you for your lovely response! I am very glad you enjoyed Two Weddings, One Bride. We hope to see you back at the Sydney Opera House to see another opera in the future. Regards, Shirley

Reviewed June 2, 2017

We were on a trip of a lifetime through all of Australia, and Mom wanted to see an opera. Against all odds (flight landed at 3pm, show was at 5pm) we made it, and it was well worth it. The show was a delight. The...More

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Shirley T, Guest Relations Manager at Opera Australia, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2017

Hi Kistin147, Thank you for your wonderful review. That was a close call- we are very glad you made it to the show and great to hear you enjoyed the music. We are very happy a trip to the opera was so memorable for you...More

Reviewed June 1, 2017

Upbeat, with recognizable songs. slapstick type humor. Very entertaining. Small theater we sat about middle ways on the side. Perfect seats. No need to be right down front.More

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Shirley T, Guest Relations Manager at Opera Australia, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2017

Hi Howdy12345, Thank you for your review! It is great to hear your thoroughly enjoyed the humorous production of Two Weddings, One Bride! Although it is a small theatre, it shows that the perfect seats can be found anywhere- glad you enjoyed your seats! Thank...More

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hipearl2016
January 26, 2017|
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Response from OperaAust | Property representative |
Hi hipearl2016. Tosca is playing on 28 January. You can buy tickets by visiting the Opera Australia or Sydney Opera House website.
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EmmaAxel
December 1, 2015|
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Response from OperaAust | Property representative |
Hi EmmaAxel, Thanks for your question. All of our operas have English surtitles. They're shown on a board above the stage as the singers perform so you'll be able to follow the story in real time. Kind regards... More
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Adriana L
November 24, 2015|
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Response from OperaAust | Property representative |
Hi 2sdy, It can be fun to get dressed up for the opera, but it's by no means compulsory! You'll see people dressed differently at the opera so please wear whatever you'll feel comfortable in. Kind regards, Lara Customer... More
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