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Opera Performance at the Sydney Opera House

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  • Location: Sydney, Australia
  • Duration: Varies (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2554SYDLBO
Catch one the many amazing performances by Opera Australia at the World Heritage-listed Sydney Opera House. With your choice of seating, the 2014 season includes performances of Carmen, Rigoletto, Eugene Onegin, The Magic Flute and The Turk in Italy.

Highlights

  • Choice of seating available
  • All entrance fees included
Performances are held in the Opera Theatre. With seating for 1547 people, its the second largest venue at Sydney Opera House. As the operas are performed in their original language (mostly Italian), subtitles in English are projected onto a screen above the stage.

The 2014 opera season at the Sydney Opera House promises to exceed all expectations as new stars join favorites from previous seasons to transport audiences to another world. Whether you are an opera aficionado or just looking to add a little something special to your Sydney vacation, a performance at the Sydney Opera House isn't just any old night at the opera!

Bars inside Sydney Opera House open one hour prior to performance time, so why not arrive early to enjoy a pre-theater drink (additional cost) and enjoy the unbeatable views of Sydney Harbour.

See 'Itinerary' below for further details on the operas scheduled to perform at Sydney Opera House during the 2013 season.

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Sydney Opera House

Departure Time:
Evening performances commence between 7pm and 7:30pm
Matinee performances commence between 1pm and 2pm
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point

Pricing information

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Premium Reserve: Evening
Code: PRES

Best seats available towards the center of the auditorium for an evening Opera Performance at the Sydney Opera House commencing between 7pm and 7:30pm

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AUD185.00
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A Reserve: Evening
Code: ARES

Next best seats available for an evening Opera Performance at the Sydney Opera House commencing between 7pm and 7:30pm

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AUD134.00
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B Reserve: Evening
Code: BRES

Seating mainly in the circle for an evening Opera Performance at the Sydney Opera House commencing between 7pm and 7:30pm

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AUD89.00
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C Reserve: Evening
Code: CRES

Seating mainly in the circle for an evening Opera Performance at the Sydney Opera House commencing between 7pm and 7:30pm

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AUD99.00
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Premium Reserve: Matinee
Code: PRES1

Best seats available towards the center of the auditorium for an evening Opera Performance at the Sydney Opera House commencing between 1pm and 2pm

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AUD199.00
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A Reserve: Matinee
Code: ARES1

Next best seats available for an evening Opera Performance at the Sydney Opera House commencing between 1pm and 2pm

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AUD159.00
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B Reserve: Matinee
Code: BRES1

Seating mainly in the circle for an evening Opera Performance at the Sydney Opera House commencing between 1pm and 2pm

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AUD139.00
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C Reserve: Matinee
Code: CRES1

Seating mainly in the circle for an evening Opera Performance at the Sydney Opera House commencing between 1pm and 2pm

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AUD99.00
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Opera Performance at the Sydney Opera House

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Inclusions:
  • Ticket for opera performance at Sydney Opera House
Exclusions:
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers

Assisted Listening Devices:
Please ask staff for assistance with receivers which are available from the Concert Hall and Opera Theatre cloak rooms and in the Drama Theatre, Playhouse and The Studio foyers.

Guide Dogs: Dogs or any animals trained to assist people with disabilities are welcome inside all theatres and restaurants.

Wheelchair Access: A number of spaces are available for wheelchairs in each theatre at the Sydney Opera House. Wheelchairs are available from the Stage Door for use by patrons free of charge. Wheelchair access is by ramp from the southern entrance of the Concourse. Undercover wheelchair access is available from Stage Door and the Sydney Opera House Car Park. It is essential that you specify any needs when proceeding with your booking.

Itinerary:
2014 Performances dates at the Sydney Opera House:
The Turk in Italy
Take two pairs of lovers, mix them up and introduce a clash of cultures for added color in Rossini's The Turk in Italy
January 29, 30, 31
February 5, 12

The Magic Flute
Mozart’s imagination runs wild in a playground on the path to enlightenment, brought to life with spellbinding costumes and effects.
February 1, 3, 4, 7, 14, 22, 26
March 1, 6, 8, 13, 18, 21, 24, 26

Carmen
Dark, beautiful and a little bit dangerous, the vivacious gypsy girl Carmen has been captivating hearts for nearly 250 years.he ultimate femme fatale is back to stamp her feet, toss her hair and dance.
February 3, 6, 11, 21, 25, 27
March 5, 7, 12, 20, 25, 27, 29

Eugene Onegin
Eugene Onegin is the journey from what could be to what might have been. Danish director Kasper Holten’s intriguing new production portrays Tatyana and Onegin as two dreamers whose lives drift and dance around each other, at the mercy of capricious breezes.
Evenings at 7:30pm
February 28
March 4, 11, 19, 28

Rigoletto
Giuseppe Verdi’s dark tale glitters with passion and suspense in a glamorous new production at the Sydney Opera House.
June 26, 28
July 2, 4, 8, 10, 12, 17, 23, 31
Aug 2, 6, 14, 16, 22

The King and I
See this legendary production of The King and I bought to life at the Sydney Opera House
Sep 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27
Oct 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31
Nov 1

The Elixir Of Love
Italian opera meets the Australian outback when Donizetti’s tongue-in-cheek, heart-on-sleeve tale of a shy boy and a bold girl
Aug 11, 13, 15, 19, 21, 23, 27, 29

Otello
Three outstanding singers go head-to-head for this bold production, based on Shakespeare's play Othello.
July 9, 16, 19, 22, 29

Don G
The serial seducer is on the loose again, in a new production from one of the most provocative minds in opera today, Sir David McVicar
July 25, 30
Aug 1, 5, 7, 9, 12, 20, 26, 28

2015 Performances dates at the Sydney Opera House:

The Magic Flute: 1pm & 7:30pm
Mozart’s imagination runs wild in a playground on the path to enlightenment, brought to life with spellbinding costumes and effects.
January 2, 3, 7, 9, 10,17, 23, 24, 28, 30

La Bohème: 7:30pm
La Bohème is an opera in four acts and based on Scènes de la vie de bohème by Henri Murger.
January 3, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14

Tosca: 1pm & 7:30pm
Tosca is an opera in three acts La Tosca, is a melodramatic piece set in Rome in June 1800, with the Kingdom of Naples's control of Rome threatened by Napoleon's invasion of Italy.
January 13, 17, 21, 24, 29, 31
February 4, 6, 7, 11, 13, 18, 21, 26, 28
March 6, 11, 14, 17

Madam Butterfly: 1pm, 2pm & 7:30pm
Giacomo Puccini's Madama Butterfly, the timeless love story of the Japanese geisha and her American lover
January 31
February 5, 7, 10, 12, 14, 20, 22, 25, 27
March 3, 5, 7, 10, 12, 14, 18

Faust: 7pm
Charles Gounod's Faust is a grand opera in five acts in turn it's loosely based on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust, Part 1
February 17, 19, 21, 24, 28
March 4, 7, 13

Turandot: 1pm, 2pm & 7:30pm
Turandot is an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini The opera's story is set in China and involves Prince Calàf, who falls in love with the cold Princess Turandot. To obtain permission to marry her, a suitor has to solve three riddles
June 24, 27, 30
July 4, 10, 15, 18, 25, 28, 31
August 5, 8, 12, 16, 19, 22, 25, 28

La Traviata: 1pm & 7:30pm
Giuseppe Verdi's La traviata is an opera in three acts and translastes as "The Fallen Woman"
July 3, 7, 9, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 22

Don Carlos: 7pm
Don Carlos is a five-act grand opera composed by Giuseppe Verdi. Te opera's story is based on conflicts in the life of Carlos, Prince of Asturias, after his betrothed Elisabeth of Valois was married instead to his father Philip II of Spain as part of the peace treaty ending the Italian War of 1551–1559 between the Houses of Habsburg and Valois
July 14, 17, 23, 25, 29
August 1, 4, 7, 15

The Marriage of Figaro: 2pm, 7pm & 7:30pm
This is a opera buffa (comic opera) in four acts composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart based on a stage comedy by Pierre Beaumarchais, La folle journée, ou le Mariage de Figaro
August 6, 8, 11, 13, 14, 15, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 29
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Sylvia B, August 2014

It was the first time that I have ever seen an Opera performances and I am so glad that it was at the Sydney Opera House. I do not think that it can get any better.

Reviewed by: efunk, March 2014

Very nice. Well worth it. Enjoyed the performance as well as the venue.

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