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OA LAUNCHES NYE OPERA GALA ON COCKATOO ISLAND

A scene from the much loved Puccini opera ‘La Boheme’. Photo Prudence Upton.

Opera Australia has added another outdoor spectacular to its program, today announcing  the inaugural New Year’s Eve Opera Gala on Cockatoo Island. 

The Cockatoo Island event is in addition to OA’s annual NYE opera performance in the Joan Sutherland  Theatre in the Sydney Opera House. 

The new outdoor event is giving visitors and Sydneysiders even more reason to come out and kick-up their  heels after months of lockdowns and COVID-19 restrictions. 

“We’ve all been starved of live entertainment so we’re inviting everyone to come and celebrate New Year’s  Eve with us, to say farewell to 2021 and its lockdowns, and embrace the beginning of a fresh and  invigorating new year,” said OA’s Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini. 

Guests are spoilt for choice with two of the best vantage points in the city to see Sydney’s internationally  famous NYE fireworks display on offer, along with world-class performances, five-star hospitality and  glamorous parties.  Continue reading OA LAUNCHES NYE OPERA GALA ON COCKATOO ISLAND

OPERA AUSTRALIA’S NYE GLITZ AND GLAMOUR

Sian Pendry, Dragana Radakovich and Emma Matthews perform the Opera Gala on New Year’s Eve.
Photo: Ken Leanfore.

Ringside seats to one of the greatest shows on earth are hard to come by but Opera Australia has some of the best in town, when they take over both the Joan Sutherland Theatre and the Concert
Hall in the Sydney Opera House to stage two sensational performances right in the middle of the action. Continue reading OPERA AUSTRALIA’S NYE GLITZ AND GLAMOUR