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Opera Australia

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A Night At The Opera With Dame Edna Everage
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A Night At The Opera With Dame Edna Everage
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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...more
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480 Elizabeth St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 2 9318 8200
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Going to Aida was a highlight of our visit. Very disappointed when we got to our seats (A10-11-12) and realized there was no way we could read the screen up the center with the English subtitles, neither see the stage A12 had 1/4 view of...More

Thank Gyles C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fun opera, and very accessible to new patrons to opera. The story is very easy to follow, colourful and lots of laughs.

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family group much enjoyed the OA production of Turk in Italy by Rossini last week. My normal opera round includes the excellent Welsh National Opera, and I was hoping for a similar standard. I have seen Opera Australia productions before on TV and liked...More

Thank mavuradonha
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An easy review to write..... just brilliant!!!! wonderful performance and a venue unsurpassed in the world.... the staff were also friendly and warm. BRILLIANT!

Thank JohnM13294
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We attended Aida last night and were blown away by the set, costumes, dancers and singers. A truly amazing spectacle and not to be missed. We also dined at the Overture pop up restaurant which had views of the harbour bridge and a fantastic 3...More

Thank Rebecca F
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Aida at the Opera House: what an experience. Absolutely first class performance in a stunning setting. It was an opportunity not to missed to see a performance in this iconic setting.

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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

My nine year old and I went to the Great Opera hits show and really enjoyed it. It’s a casual and lovely way to spend at afternoon at the Opera House. The singers were wonderful and the emcee explained the story of each aria in...More

Thank Anu M
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Unbelievable performance of Aida - spectacular and spellbinding! A real wow factor. Well worth a visit as the building alone is stunning. Shop is very reasonable too with some great buys as mementos - love the Xmas ornament!!

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Reviewed 4 August 2018

What an amazing night of spectacle and stunning music. World class. I will definitely see it again before the end of season. Thank you!

Thank Marie v
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Aida was truly a great performance and enjoyed every moment of it! Unique in its way of using digital set on stage along with the performers was just delightful. Well worth a visit to the Opera!

Thank Serina U
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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with
energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise
buildings and after-work drink places, high-end
shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners
frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
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26 January 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.
1 December 2015|
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
Adriana L
25 November 2015|
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