This performing arts space, designed by Danish architect Jørn Utzon, took 16 years to build, opening in 1973
Bob Moffat, Head of Building Strategy & Sustainability, carrying out essential maintenance checks
The Opera House runs a backstage tour, with groups meeting here at 6.45am
‘The Sails’ experience lets you get a vantage point from the famous roof using the Samsung Gear VR
At the complex’s second-largest venue, the Joan Sutherland Theatre, which hosts opera and ballet
Kids’ music café
Introduce your little ones to instruments and live music in the Western Foyer
Tourists and locals enjoying a drink and some tapas with views of the Harbour Bridge
Head of Lighting, Paul Najor, in the control room getting the cues ready for the evening’s concert
In March, the British rock group Kasabian, still celebrating their football team Leicester City’s title win, came to play at the Opera House. This remarkable space seats 2,679 and is home to the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.
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