What do you gift the opera lover in your life? Tickets to an Opera Australia (OA) production, of course! Another great option is a subscription package which gives subscribers the following:
- priority access to tickets
- discounted tickets
- free ticket exchanges
- opportunities to win access to dress rehearsals and special events
- special offers from OA partners and friends in the arts, culture and food scenes
Have an opera in mind? You can view the full 2023 OA program here, however here are a few highlights to consider:
Sydney Opera House
- NYE Opera Gala: 31 Dec 2022 – For the best NYE party in town, celebrate with the world’s best arias and the best view of Sydney’s famous fireworks in the most iconic venue in Australia.
- Great Opera Hits: 1 Jan – 17 Mar 2023 – For newbies to opera, play ‘what’s that tune’ throughout a light-hearted evening of opera’s most recognisable songs, appearing in Pretty Woman to Sealy’s current mattress ad!
- La Bohème: 12 Jan – 11 Mar 2023 – For the original Bohemian love story, set among fairy lights and fishnets, expose your soul to all the feels watching the same story as the musical RENT.
- Madama Butterfly on Sydney Harbour: 24 Mar – 23 Apr 2023 – For the perfect date night, experience a magical evening under the stars with the Sydney skyline, fireworks, bubbles and pop-up dining, and the same heartbreaking tale as Miss Saigon.
Arts Centre Melbourne
- Satyagraha in Concert: 13 May 2023 – For yogis who like to meditate and Gandhi fans, be mesmerised by a hypnotic journey through Gandhi’s life.
QLD Performing Arts Centre
- Aida: 6 – 20 Dec 2023 – For a new age, immersive theatrical experience, check out OA’s first digital opera presented with towering LED screens and Verdi’s monumental music.
Note: Photo Credit for Aida: Jeff Busby