Sydney Opera House
03/25/2017 at 05:33. Facebook
We're celebrating 10 Years of Earth Hour by switching off the Opera House sails tonight at 8.30pm.

Earth Hour is an Australian grown event with a global message about the collective strength of people for the planet and our future. Find out more at [ Link ] #Jointhefuture
Sydney Opera House
03/24/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
Raising the next Jane Campion? Bringing up a budding Spielberg? Have a future Oscar winner in your midst?

Sydney Opera House’s inaugural filmmaking competition, Film School, is seeking submissions for original and imaginative storytelling from NSW school students aged 12-18. If you can imagine it, submit it!
Sydney Opera House
03/24/2017 at 05:30. Facebook
For today's #FlashbackFriday, nothing seems more appropriate than our Music For Dogs event during 2010's #VividLIVE. Happy #NationalPuppyDay

Photo by Prudence Upton.
Sydney Opera House
03/24/2017 at 01:00. Facebook
In two weeks, Wil Anderson Official Page will be taking over the Concert Hall for one night only. Wil’s comedy is high energy, unpredictable and will leave you in stitches. Book yesterday: [ Link ]
Sydney Opera House
03/23/2017 at 21:36. Facebook
Step inside the the sumptuous set of Opera Australia's Tosca, on now until March 31:
Sydney Opera House
03/23/2017 at 05:44. Facebook
What makes a concert hall sound brilliant? Inside the science and acoustics of the Renewal upgrades planned for Sydney Opera House’s Concert Hall, featuring Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Australian Chamber Orchestra.

Go Backstage to read about how we're testing the Concert Hall's acoustic reflectors: [ Link ]
Adore the crowd? Hear what Kate Mulvany, star of Bell Shakespeare’s Richard 3, thinks Shakespeare can teach you about social media:
What happens when women stop being afraid, and ‘nasty woman’ becomes a badge of honour?

Watch Yassmin Abdel-Magied give her thoughts on the title, and why she's happy to standby it:
The finishing touches are being put in place for Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour - Carmen! The world's favourite fiery female fatale takes over Sydney Harbour from this Friday for just four weeks:
Why did being one of the only Lebanese kids in Tennessee set Jad Abumrad onto the path of audio journalism? How did the sound of a toilet flushing almost ruin the pilot episode of Serial? What caused Josh Thomas Official Page to black out and rant to half a million people about Grindr?

Find the answer to these questions and more as It's A Long Story returns for season two. A podcast that...
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Acacia Quartet share a sneak peak of the music they will play in their March 31 concert, a recital of works by Mozart, Schubert and the German/Jewish composer Gunter Raphae:
Nick Murphy fka Chet Faker talks us through his new show and the process behind it. Tix for his show for #VividLIVE are now on sale >
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Ever wondered what happens during a scene change in an opera?

On March 21, Opera Australia will be leaving the curtain open for the first time during a 4-minute scene change in La Traviata. Get a glimpse in the video below.

La Traviata is on now until April 1:
We’ve uncovered rarely-seen film footage taken by Opera House architect Jørn Utzon of Beijing in the 1950s. Check it out on Backstage – a new portal into what’s going on in and around the Sydney Opera House:

Footage with kind permission of Utzon Center and Aalborg University/Utzon Archives.
Take a peek behind the curtain of Sydney Dance Company and Co3 Contemporary Dance Company of WA’s Crazy Times. Choreographed for kids by Antony Hamilton, with a high energy soundtrack from Julian Hamilton of The Presets. Two shows only this Saturday 18 March:
How do you write a book on the human stomach when most of the research has been done on mice?

Watch Giulia Enders explain the most difficult part of investigating the most underrated organ #AllAboutWomen

Watch her full All About Women talk here: [ Link ]
Some of the Opera House’s most memorable moments have been on the Forecourt. Here are some of our favourites over the years. What are some of yours? #throwbackthursday
Get ready! The #VividLIVE line up has just been announced: [ Link ]
#VividLIVE is back for 2017!

Tickets on sale now: [ Link ]

The stellar 2017 line up includes:
- Lighting the Sails: Audio Creatures
- Fleet Foxes [ Link ]
- Nick Murphy fka Chet Faker presents Missing Link [ Link ]
- Laura Marling [ Link ]
- AIR [ Link ]
- The Avalanches - Since I Left You Block Party with special guests DJ Shadow, Briggs + Sampa the...
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