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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” (16 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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Reviewed February 5, 2016

Our first opera and what a wonderful place to experience it ~~~~ Barber of Seville was excellent Stunning views and of course went there in daylight and dark when came from the performance so stunning skyline on both accounts -- A must do in SydneyMore

Thank SandraIanTia
OperaAust, Guest Relations Manager at Opera Australia, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2016

Hi SandralanTia, I'm so pleased that you experienced your first opera with us! The Barber of Seville is an excellent choice for a first-timer, and we definitely agree that opera at the Opera House is a must-do whilst in Sydney. Thank you for taking the...More

Reviewed February 5, 2016

As a Sydney resident I never tire of attending any opera event at the superb Sydney Opera House. Any visitor to this gorgeous city should make an effort to purchase tickets for an evening of immeasurable pleasure. If finances are stretched then a tour of...More

Thank Helena C
OperaAust, Guest Relations Manager at Opera Australia, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2016

Dear Helena C, Thank you for supporting Opera Australia! It's great to hear that you've had many wonderful nights with us at the Sydney Opera House. We certainly agree that opera at the Opera House is something to remember forever. Looking forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed February 3, 2016

Rather than paying for an inside tour of the opera house we opted to actually go see an opera. Just being in the concert hall and seeing the structure all lit up at night was fantastic. During intermission there is a bar area that looks...More

Thank Qadishadoc
OperaAust, Guest Relations Manager at Opera Australia, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2016

Dear Qadishadoc, Thank you for joining us for an opera at the Sydney Opera House. It's definitely one of the best ways to experience the building! Great to hear that you found the Northern Foyer bar as well, it has one of the best views...More

Reviewed February 2, 2016

The view of the opera house and the harbour is so amazing. The Sydney harbour is truely a wonder of the world.

Thank Emma F
OperaAust, Guest Relations Manager at Opera Australia, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2016

Hi Emma F, Thanks for visiting the Sydney Opera House. We certainly agree that it's a very special part of the world. I hope you can join us inside the Opera House to see an opera next time you're in Sydney. Kind regards, Lara

Reviewed January 28, 2016

An excellent overall experience. You must not miss out on an evening at the opera if you visit Sydney.

Thank Elie C
OperaAust, Guest Relations Manager at Opera Australia, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2016

Hi Elie C, Thanks for joining us at The Barber of Seville. It's a wonderful opera! We definitely agree that an Opera at the Sydney Opera House is a must-do when in Sydney. I hope we see you again soon. Kind regards, Lara

Reviewed January 28, 2016

Always a wonderful experience, the venue and the views are unique and the productions live up to the awesome setting. Magic Flute and La Boheme are beautifully staged and performed to the very highest standard, All of our international guests gave them top marks. I...More

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OperaAust, Guest Relations Manager at Opera Australia, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2016

Dear Roger D, It sounds as if you've had a busy start to your operatic year! It's fabulous to hear that you've been able to introduce so many different people to Opera at the Sydney Opera House. The Magic Flute and La Boheme are definitely...More

Reviewed January 23, 2016

This was our first time seeing any form of Opera and it was a great way to do so. It's also an iconic location to do so. If you're visiting Sydney then it's definitely a place to go to the Opera for the first time,...More

Thank Richard F
OperaAust, Guest Relations Manager at Opera Australia, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2016

Dear Richard F, We're so glad you came to see one of our performances for your first opera experience! We definitely agree that opera at the Sydney Opera House is the best way to experience opera. I hope we see you again soon. Kind regards,...More

Reviewed January 21, 2016

What a fantastic vibe all around the Opera House, with it's people, it's bars (inside and outside). Plenty of people and yet not crowded. Every employee was welcoming and cheerful. The Opera itself .... spectacular venue and spectacular performance (The Magic Flute). A visit to...More

Thank Susan L
OperaAust, Guest Relations Manager at Opera Australia, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2016

Dear Susan L, We agree, the Opera House is definitely a special place and a must do! Thanks for coming to see our performance of The Magic Flute - it's a great opera for young and old, and a really exciting production. Kind regards, Lara...More

Reviewed January 21, 2016

I always enjoy watching Opera Australia productions, but The Pearlfishers was particularly musically enchanting. The enthusiasm of the performers was very much apparent, particularly the conductor, Guillaume Tourniaire, who couldn't stop beaming! All the principal cast were very talented but the incredible vocal control of...More

Thank frana90
OperaAust, Guest Relations Manager at Opera Australia, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2016

Dear frana90, Thanks for choosing to see our new production of The Pearlfishers. We're really glad we could bring this stellar cast to Sydney to sing this wonderful opera. Looking forward to seeing you at another Opera Australia production in the near future. Kind regards,...More

Reviewed January 21, 2016

Absolutely fantastic Opera - Great costumes, overall great experience. Would recommend this to every one.

Thank LaraLuca2014
OperaAust, Guest Relations Manager at Opera Australia, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2016

Hi LaraLuca2014, Thanks for writing this great review. We agree that our new production of The Pearlfishers is visually stunning! I hope we see you again at the Opera House soon, Kind regards, Lara Customer Service Coordinator

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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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