Sydney’s ultimate date night: dinner and the opera on Sydney Harbour

Handa Opera Sydney Harbour HOSH set

Forget Valentine’s Day; this opportunity’s about to trump any idea you’ve ever had before. Opera Australia’s putting on a European gastronomic spread ahead of its annual Handa Opera on the Harbour, renowned as one of the world’s most premier and premium outdoor musical events. The premium harbourside setting will be transformed into a pop-up opera […]

Opera Australia has released the new set design for West Side Story in March

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It’s back again in March and in 2019, the Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour by Opera Australia is doing something a little less conventional. They’ll bring the full splendour of New York City to Sydney’s waterfront with a dazzling set design offering a brand new take on one of the 20th century’s most iconic musicals. It’s a […]

Something a little different: Opera Australia will perform Westside Story on Sydney Harbour in 2019

Opera Westside Story

For years, Opera Australia has stunned the local and international opera and creative-loving audiences with what they can do atop a pontoon in the middle of Sydney Harbour for the annual Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour. But in 2019, there is something a little different in-store… In 2019, Opera Australia will perform Westside Story on […]

Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour now has flexi and cheap student tickets

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It’s truly awful when you’ve booked a flight to somewhere, a  ticket to something or a room somewhere and something comes up and you’ve got to cancel, as well as pay the exorbitant (and unnecessary) administrative costs of changing your booking, right? Opera Australia knows this all too well, so this year, in conjunction with […]

Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour is back this March with La Bohème

One of Opera Australia‘s – and everyone else’s – favourites are back this March at the world renowned stage that is Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour. Turning out some flooringly good performances in the past like Turandot, Aida and Carmen last year, the March performance of La Boheme will be no exception to the stunning capacity of what Opera […]

Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour welcomes back the classic ‘La Bohème’

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If you loved Opera Australia’s latest production of the Puccini classic ‘La Bohème‘ the first time, then prepare to begin the countdown until next season’s Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour; La Bohème is back! Announced recently, Opera Australia is continuing its hugely successful Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour series with the announcement today of a new three-year […]

Why ‘Carmen Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour’ is the best date night

Handa Opera Sydney Harbour Carmen THE F fireworks

It’s true when Bizet scripted his famous opera ‘Carmen‘ in 1875, he never would’ve thought it would be played out on such an international – albeit floating – stage, received so loved by thousands. Opera Australia has reimagined the classic and turned it out on the flotilla stage that has stunned the world for years […]

Behind ‘Carmen’ on Sydney Harbour with one of it its principal tenors

Handa Opera Sydney Harbour Carmen THE F full cast

Arnold Rutkowski is one of the principal tenors in this year’s Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour, taking on the role of Don Jose in the production of the classic by Bizet, ‘Carmen’. Ahead of the performance’s debut this Friday on Sydney Harbour, we spoke to the Polish singer who let us in on a little bit […]

Why you need to see the Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour production of Carmen

Handa Opera Sydney Harbour Carmen THE F big dress

Few things in this world as an adult can leave you dumbfounded, but the forthcoming production by Opera Australia of Georges Bizet’s ‘Carmen’  is definitely one of them. And that’s being said without even having seen it yet. Sure, we saw the interpretation of the romantic, saucy, firey, spicy (etc.) story of love and flirtatiousness come […]

Handa Opera’s newest production is coming to Sydney!

We all know Australian opera by Opera Australia is amongst the best in the world. Couple that with the award-winning and renowned home of it, the Sydney Opera House and you know it can’t get much better. Until it does. Atop a flotilla on the world famous Sydney Harbour itself, Handa Opera takes centre stage […]