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CHIP ROLLEY APPOINTED SOH HEAD OF TALKS AND IDEAS

The Sydney Opera House (SOH) has announced that Chip Rolley has been appointed to the role of Head of Talks & Ideas, joining the artistic leadership team of its internal programming arm, Sydney Opera House Presents. Following a global search, the seasoned editor and festival director took up the position in late September. Rolley will oversee a year-round program of Talks & Ideas events, including flagship festivals Antidote and All About Women, which celebrates its tenth year in 2022.

The Sydney Opera House Talks & Ideas program is dedicated to presenting a diverse range of thought-leaders to Sydney and digital audiences to explicate big ideas and developments in contemporary culture and the news agenda. Through festivals like All About Women and Antidote, the Opera House continues to evolve and fulfil its mandate to be a meeting place for  discussing issues of local, national and international importance. Continue reading CHIP ROLLEY APPOINTED SOH HEAD OF TALKS AND IDEAS

SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE REOPENS ITS DOORS WITH A VIBRANT PROGRAM

There will be a memorial concert for the late great Australian flautist Don Burrows emceed by Ray Martin. This photo of Don Burrows was taken in 1991.

The Sydney Opera House today announced an exciting next step in welcoming audiences and visitors back to the site with a program of unmissable live events set to start in two weeks. 

The line-up includes the return of Antidote – the Opera House’s annual festival of action, ideas and change that will bring together thought-leaders from around the world to reflect on 2020 – along with an inspiring and diverse calendar of First Nations culture and storytelling, comedy, jazz, kids shows and independent local artists, curated by Sydney Opera House Presents. Resident companies will also make their return next month when the Sydney Theatre Company takes to the stage with its production of Rules for Living.

For the first time, the Opera House and award-winning Bennelong restaurant will offer visitors the opportunity to enjoy the finest food and wine, with performances by musicians including from the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Australian Chamber Orchestra. Continue reading SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE REOPENS ITS DOORS WITH A VIBRANT PROGRAM

NIGELLA RETURNS TO THE HOUSE:TICKETS AVAILABLE FRIDAY

Nigella Lawson fronts sold out crowd at SOH Concert Hall (Photos: Ken Leanfore)

Nigella Lawson: A Celebration of Home Cooking 

Following a sold-out Opera House appearance in 2016, the woman who put the pleasure back into food, Nigella Lawson, returns to the Concert Hall stage on Sunday 21 January 2018 for an evening of delectable conversation.

Nigella’s Opera House appearance coincides with the launch of her first book in two years, At My Table, a celebration of mouth-watering and inventive home cooking. At My Table abounds in recipes that are at once inspirational and comforting, from new riffs on signature dishes to the classics of tomorrow. Continue reading NIGELLA RETURNS TO THE HOUSE:TICKETS AVAILABLE FRIDAY

IT’S ALL ABOUT WOMEN FESTIVAL: TIX ON SALE FRIDAY

Banner Image: Fran Lebowitz (Photo:Brigitte Lacombe)
Image Above: CN Lester (Photo: Helen Bartlett)

 The Sydney Opera House today announced the line-up for its sixth All About Women festival on Sunday 4 March 2018. For next year’s ALL ABOUT WOMEN a stellar cast of international and local storytellers, thinkers and game-changers will explore the issues and ideas important to women in 2017, including: Continue reading IT’S ALL ABOUT WOMEN FESTIVAL: TIX ON SALE FRIDAY