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Live Performances Contemporary Music

Stream Contemporary Music

Red Bull Symphonic with Genesis Owusu and Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Genesis Owusu soared to new heights as two arts worlds collided at Red Bull Symphonic, promising a captivating reimagination of his acclaimed catalogue of poetic punk and electronic hybridity. 

Stream Contemporary Music

Sharon Van Etten | Seventeen / Every Time the Sun Comes Up / Mistakes

Transformative American rocker Sharon Van Etten electrified the Sydney Opera House last December, and we’ve got three highlights of that storming Concert Hall performance for you to enjoy.

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Stream Contemporary Music

Khruangbin | Live at Sydney Opera House

Enter orbit with the cosmic funk trio, Khruangbin as they brought their psychedelia, funk and far-out international grooves to the Concert Hall.

Live Performances Orchestral, Ballet & Opera

Stream Classical Music

Simone Young conducts Mahler 2

To celebrate the reopening of the Concert Hall, and a season of new beginnings, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra turn to Mahler’s mighty Second Symphony with new Chief Conductor, Simone Young. 

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Sydney Chamber Opera: Diary of One Who Disappeared | From Our House To Yours

A man meets a woman by chance. They share a fleeting moment of connection. A brief fleeting moment. She then leaves and goes on with her life.

Stream Dance

The Australian Ballet: Dyad 1929

Wayne McGregor’s Dyad 1929, made on The Australian Ballet and featuring an electrifying score by Steve Reich, tests the limits of classical movement in a laboratory-white set.

Live Performances Theatre & Dance

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Highlights from Boublil & Schönberg’s 'Do You Hear The People Sing?’

Through decades of collaboration, lyricist Alain Boublil and composer Claude-Michel Schönberg have graced world stages with timeless classics such as Les Misérables, Miss Saigon, La Révolution Française, Martin Guerre and The Pirate Queen.

Stream Theatre

Bell Shakespeare: John Bell, One Man In His Time | From Our House To Yours

A special performance from John Bell AO, who founded Bell Shakespeare based on his belief that all Australians should have access to the works of Shakespeare in performance.

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Mary Coustas.
Stream Theatre

This Is Personal

Mary Coustas, the celebrated Australian comedian, actress, writer, and creator of the iconic 90’s character Effie, premieres her most intimate show to date, This Is Personal. 

Performance Films

Stream Contemporary Art

In Session

‘In Session’ is a series of intimate, long-form music films, staged behind closed doors. In taking a highly stylised filmic approach, ‘In Session’ goes beyond the confines of a traditional performance film, giving audiences an entirely unique and close-up perspective on their favourite artists.

Stream Contemporary Art


Liminal is a contemporary music film series featuring eight Australian artists who created unique live performances for the screen –spotlighting BLESSED, Budjerah, Chris Abrahams, EGOISM, Liz Martin Band, Maina Doe, Ninajirachi and Young Franco.

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Ziggy Ramo “Little Things” feat. Paul Kelly

In a cinematic journey tracking forward and backwards in time, Ziggy Ramo makes his directorial debut with the music video for his new single “Little Things” feat Paul Kelly. 

Documentaries & Interviews

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Stream Kids & Families

The Takeover

What happens when you suspend the school timetable for 3 weeks and give students full creative control? Follow the journey of teachers and students of Liverpool Boys High School in Western Sydney, as the traditional school structure is turned on its head and creativity takes the reins.

Stream Dance

DANCERITES Deadly Moments

For almost 10 years, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have travelled to Sydney to take part in Sydney Opera House’s various First Nations Festivals and our principal Festival now known as Dancerites.

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Stream Talks & Ideas

On The Level

Candid, in-depth, and always revealing, On The Level catches up with artists during their visit to the Sydney Opera House, discussing their careers, inspirations, and preparations for their performance.

Kids & Families

Stream Kids & Families

Who’s In The Lift?

Curious kids step through the giant doors of the scenery lift at the Sydney Opera House and meet some amazing people from the stage and behind the scenes.

Stream Kids & Families

Teeny Tiny Stevies In Big Spaces

Join much-loved children’s band the Teeny Tiny Stevies as they perform I Ate a RainbowBoy or Girl Colour and Boss of My Own Body, plus a selection of favourite songs from their brand new album.

Talks & Ideas

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Stream Talks & Ideas


Antidote is an annual festival of ideas, action and change. Watch inspiring conversations and creative solutions as thinkers, artists and change maker respond to these turbulent times.

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All About Women 2023 | Bikini Kill, Chloe Hayden, Grace Tame, Flex Mami & more

If you missed it back in March, here’s your chance to experience All About Women, our annual celebration of extraordinary thinkers, writers and artists that poses vital questions about gender equality and justice.

Digital Originals

Stream Contemporary Art

Serwah Attafuah x Soft Centre | Apotheosis

A real-time motion capture performance, in which movement artist Lydia Kivela explores a hyper-real 3D environment created by Serwah Attafuah, accompanied by an original score, performed live, by ptwiggs. Inspired by the glaring neon ambience of Spring Breakers and cyberpunk, Apotheosis ushers audiences through a hallucinogenic dreamscape populated by demons, abandoned Western Sydney landmarks and NPC doomers.

Stream Contemporary Art

Returning - Chapter 2

Returning: Chapter 2 takes the form of four newly commissioned moving image works by Australian and Taiwanese artists. Conceived as a visual experience, exclusive to Stream, this chapter builds upon chapter 1 of Returning, an online contemporary art project that coheres succinct meditations on the events, experiences and propositions of recent history.

Special Presentations

Stream Vivid LIVE

Lighting of the Sails 2023 by John Olsen and Curiious

The Sydney Opera House farewells one of Australia’s most admired artists, Dr John Olsen AO OBE. We proudly pay tribute to Olsen’s extraordinary six-decade career in Lighting of the Sails: Life Enlivened when his works will be animated and projected on the Opera House sails for Vivid Sydney from 26 May – 17 June 2023.

Stream Classical Music

Piano Day | Andrea Lam, Amanda Palmer, Ian Munro, Vatche Jambazian & Zubin Kanga

Piano Day 2022 features an exclusive broadcast of new performances by classical, experimental and contemporary musicians including Andrea Lam, Amanda Palmer, Ian Munro, Vatche Jambazian and Zubin Kanga.