The Opera Gala Concert on New Year’s Eve

There’s nowhere in the world like Sydney on New Year’s Eve, and there’s nowhere closer to the action than Sydney Opera House.

Overview

Dress up to the nines, kick up your heels and leave the crowds behind as you stroll towards the iconic sails.

Enjoy a few drinks overlooking the magnificent Sydney Harbour before you take your seats to hear all the biggest arias in our opera gala performance.

Watch the 9 pm fireworks sparkle during the interval, and after the show, make your evening even more special with tickets to our exclusive Midnight Party. Held in the Northern Foyers of the Opera House, this event includes drinks, canapés and entertainment — and of course, a great vantage point for Sydney’s famous NYE fireworks.

So go on, make this your most glamorous New Year ever.

The Opera Gala Concert

Package Options

There’s nowhere in the world like Sydney on New Year’s Eve, and there’s nowhere closer to the action than Sydney Opera House.

So go on, make this your most glamorous New Year ever!

Pre-performance Dinner – from $399 per person

Look out over Sydney Harbour as you dine on a three-course menu, matched with premium wines and beverages in the Northern Foyer from 5:30 pm.

Midnight Party – from $349 per person

Canapés, drinks and live entertainment, in the Northern Foyer with views of the spectacular midnight fireworks on Sydney Harbour.

Please note that while the foyer offers a good view of the fireworks, space outside on the balcony will be limited.

The Opera Gala Concert On NYE

Platinum Package – from $1489 per person

Pre-performance dinner in the Northern Foyer, Platinum seats to the concert, a program, and a glass of champagne at interval, and the Midnight Party.

The Venue

Joan Sutherland Theatre

The home of Opera Australia and the Australian Ballet, the Joan Sutherland Theatre is the second largest indoor venue in the Opera House with a seated capacity for up to 1507.  It features an extensive fly system and flexible staging and is suitable for all genres. Up to 70 musicians can be accommodated in the orchestra pit.

Joan Sutherland Theatre

Fine Print

All prices are per person and unless otherwise stated, are in Australian dollars, are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

VENUE

Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House
Bennelong Point, Sydney

LANGUAGE

Sung in multiple languages with English subtitles.

RUNNING TIME

Approximately 2 hours 30 minutes with a 30-minute interval for the 9pm fireworks.

PLEASE NOTE

While the foyer offers a good view of the fireworks, space outside on the balcony will be limited.

If you don’t have tickets to the Midnight Party, there are a limited number of outdoor viewing areas you’ll be able to access following the performance. Please note that these spaces are limited and cannot be guaranteed.

Some fireworks can be viewed from the Southern Foyers inside Sydney Opera House at midnight, but you may not have a view of Sydney Harbour Bridge.

From $269

per person

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