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
Photo Credit: Prudence Upton

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.
Madam Butterfly Opera Australia
Photo Credit: Guy Davies
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