Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour: the cultural event of the year.Gather with friends over a glass of something sparkling and a sumptuous Spanish meal before settling back to enjoy a vivacious production of Bizet’s Carmen as the sun sets over the harbor.
What to Expect
Book the best of Sydney in a single evening and enjoy singing, sunsets, spectacle, and sparkling wine in a magnificent pop-up open air opera house.
In 2017, Carmen stamps her feet, tosses back her hair and draws you into her world. Men fall instantly under her spell, and once you’ve heard her sultry Habanera, you’ll fall for opera’s favourite femme fatale, too
The site opens at 17:00 and there are several food and drink venues on site. Grab a glass of something bubbly and soak up the atmosphere before experiencing an opera performance that’s sure to be memorable.
What's Not Included
- Food and drinks
Know Before You Go
• The venue, audience seating, and the stage are completely uncovered. The event is an all-weather experience and Opera Australia is committed to going ahead with a performance of Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour even in doubtful or unfavorable weather conditions
• Please come prepared so that you are as comfortable as possible, and ready to support the performers, who will carry on singing in the rain. Ponchos will be available to purchase at the event