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Opera Performance at the Sydney Opera House

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  • Location: Sydney, Australia
  • Duration: Varies (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2554SYDLBO
Spend an afternoon or evening at the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Sydney Opera House for an amazing performance by Opera Australia. This 2015 season includes legendary operas by Mozart, Puccini and Verdi, as well as one Broadway musical by Cole Porter. Before or after the performance, enjoy drinks at the Opera House bar, where you can admire stunning views of Sydney Harbour (drinks at own expense).

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  • Choice of seating available
  • All entrance fees included
The 2015 opera season promises to exceed all expectations as new stars join favorites from previous seasons to transport audiences to another world. Whether you’re an opera aficionado or just looking to add something special to your Sydney vacation, a performance at the Sydney Opera House — a UNESCO World Heritage site — isn't any old night at the opera!

Performances take place in the Opera Theatre. With seating for 1,547 people, the theater is the Sydney Opera House’s second-largest venue. All operas are performed in their original languages (mostly Italian); English subtitles are projected onto a screen above the stage.

Bars inside the Sydney Opera House open one hour prior to performance time — arrive early to enjoy a pre-theater drink (own expense) and admire the unbeatable views of Sydney Harbour and the Harbour Bridge.

See the Itinerary section below for details about the operas scheduled for the 2015 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
Duration:
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Premium Reserve: Evening
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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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Best seats available towards the center of the auditorium for a late afternoon Opera Performance at the Sydney Opera House commencing at 5pm

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Opera Performance at the Sydney Opera House

Opera Performance at the Sydney Opera House

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.

Performance times and dates: Performances run on specific dates and times. These dates are provided and times will vary depending on the date. Please advise your preference at time of booking.

Itinerary:
2015 and 2016 Performances dates at the Sydney Opera House:

The Magic Flute:
Mozart’s imagination runs wild in a playground on the path to enlightenment, brought to life with spellbinding costumes and effects.

7:30pm:

December 30, 7, 14
January 9, 12

1pm:
January 2, 9, 16

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 2, 6, 8, 13, 16, 22, 25,
March 7, 9, 11, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23

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

Anything Goes (Musical): 1pm & 7:30pm
Anything Goes is a musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter. The story concerns madcap antics aboard an ocean liner bound from New York to London
September 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30
October 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31

Great Opera Hits: 5pm
Great Opera Hits is a production based on opera singers including; Bizet, Rossini and Verdi and played by some of Australia's finest opera singers.
December 26, 27
January 1, 10, 24,
February 7, 14, 21, 28
March 3, 13, 20
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Robert A, April 2015

Excellent!!!

Reviewed by: Frank M, April 2015

Madam Butterfly was beautifully done. For all the hoopla the Opera House seating is uncomfortable.

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