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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.
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  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“la traviata” (31 reviews)
“concert hall” (16 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
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 6 days ago

Went to see Kevin Bridges at the Opera House. The Concert Hall is amazing. We have been there for several comedy shows and had various seats, I've found there are no bad seats at this venue. Keep the comedy coming and I'll keep returning. Beautiful...More

Thank Penelope T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Around the circluar quay, great place to visit, to see the amazing opera house for real. It's a must for all that are going to Sydney. The walk around the area of the pores house is wonderful, with bars and restaurants.

Thank Kam J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had purchased tickets to the Saturday concert a year ago and flew from Melbourne to attend and it was the best performance I have ever seen. Whilst I am not sure what it was like from other seats, row M in the stalls had...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017 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 18 August 2017

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 16 August 2017

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 18 August 2017

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 16 August 2017

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 18 August 2017

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 15 August 2017

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.

Thank sinclaired
Shirley T, Guest Relations Manager at Opera Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

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 15 August 2017

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 18 August 2017

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 15 August 2017

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 18 August 2017

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 6 July 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

Thank 978deidres
Shirley T, Guest Relations Manager at Opera Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

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

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hipearl2016
27 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.
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EmmaAxel
1 December 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
25 November 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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