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The Utzon Music Series begins again this weekend with Los Angeles' Calder Quartet. Enjoy some of the world's finest classical music in one of the Opera House's most stunning settings. Come early for a complimentary beverage whilst admiring the views:
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The legendary dance duo behind 'Born Slippy (Nuxx)', Underworld, return for their first Australian performance in seven years. Bringing decades of dancefloor to the Concert Hall on 11 April, with shuddering bass and electrifying visuals, this will be an Opera House debut to remember:
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"Never let go of that fiery sadness called desire."

Patti Smith will take to the stage of the Joan Sutherland Theatre on 23 April to talk, read and sing from her acclaimed body of work. Smith will discuss the many and varied dimensions of her career that spans 13 studio albums, visual arts, poetry and memoir:

Photo by FERIAL.
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Step inside the Studio as the men and women of BARBU prepare for tonight's performance:
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The fifth annual #AllAboutWomen presents the anti-dance class phenomenon No Lights, No Lycra (NLNL). On sale now:
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The inspirations behind Netflix’s Narcos, Javier Pena and Steve Murphy, share their real-life experiences in taking down the king of cocaine, Pablo Escobar. Join them for their exclusive Sydney talk in the Concert Hall on 11 July:
Andrew Bird and Esperanza Spalding lighting up the room. Catch Andrew at the Opera House April 15:
Four of the world's greatest Chefs will share a stage this April to discuss all things food and what it's like to run some of the best restaurants in the world.

#50BestTalks brings you Massimo Bottura (World's Best Chef 2011) from Osteria Francescana - (World #1 Restaurant), Dominique Crenn - Best Female Chef 2016, Peter Gilmore from Quay Restaurant (World #98 Restaurant) and Brett Graham...
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❤❤❤ The boys of BARBU are sending their love this Valentine's Day. Catch them in their steamy, sexy circus until March 4:
School takes up a big part of kids’ lives and while we may hear lots of complaining, most kids – at least those we talk to – say they like learning, in and outside the classroom. In this episode of 'This Kid Life', we visit circus school and hear what kids really think about their education:
“You’re in my bones, you’re in my blood I had to come back – I missed you too much”.

One more day before Suzi Quatro joins us on the Concert Hall stage to deliver her legendary hit programme. We couldn't think of a better way to spend Valentine's Day:
Take a peek behind the curtain of Sydney Theatre Company's Away by Michael Gow. Filled with irrepressible humour and a distinct Australian spirit, this beloved modern classic is not to be missed. 18 February - 25 March:

Photos by Pia Johnson.
BARBU is bringing a bellyful of cheeky humour and brazen eccentricity to the Opera House! This circus of exceptionally strong men and women is sure to bring you to the edge of your seat:

All photos by Prudence Upton
"Now is the winter of our discontent."

Here's a sneak preview of rehearsals for Bell Shakespeare's bold reimagining of Shakespeare's tale. Richard 3 comes to life February 25 in our Playhouse:
For lovers and food lovers, Valentine's Day at Bennelong Restaurant is a treat with cocktails and canapes on arrival, followed by a three course set menu. For bookings: (02) 9240 8000 or
Ahead of her performance in this evening's 'Music Under The Moon', reknowned musician Liu Wenwen stopped by to treat us to the magical sounds of the suona.

The suona is a traditional Chinese instrument. When played skillfully it can produce clear, bright notes that sometimes resemble birdcalls and is a popular sight in many traditional Chinese folk rituals.

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It's Friday! And what better way to celebrate than with Crowded House and some Chocolate Cake.
Celebrate Lunar New Year at Opera Bar with their twist on a summer favourite - freshly shucked oysters from the RAW bar, served with a Chinese style black vinegar, ginger and shallot dressing:
The stage is set for pianist and Young Steinway Artist Nicholas Young. With a mix of new compositions and old favourites, the Utzon Room is in for a treat tonight:
Frank, funny and with a family that is the stuff of legends, singer-songwriter Martha Wainwright is taking a break from her Australian tour to lay her life bare on stage in an exclusive Opera House interview:

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