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The Opera Gala on New Year’s Eve at Sydney Opera House

  • When does it run?

    31 December

  • Start time


  • Duration

    3 hours, including a 20 minutes interval.

  • Ticket to the New Year's Eve Gala concert at Sydney Opera House
COVID-19 Safety guidelines
  • Adult (16+)

Key Highlights

  • There’s nowhere you can be except Sydney Opera House during New Year’s Eve
  • Listen to your favourite works by Puccini, Verdi and Rossini performed by the finest opera singers
  • Burst out into applause and join the performers as they guarantee a night to remember!
  • Make this your most glamorous New Year ever!
  • Smartphone voucher accepted – no need to print!


What are you in for

Join the finest opera singers and ring in the New Year with an unforgettable concert at the Sydney Opera House. The singers will jump, yell, trill, whisper in operatic glory while performing some of the famous arias from Verdi, Puccini and Rossini.

Clap with abandon and stamp your feet too – a fun tradition particularly when the singers perform a popular aria. When there is a gap in the music, don’t be surprised if someone starts clapping and the audience follows – it is a common ritual during such concerts!

We’ve done all the planning for you, so you can relax and enjoy the memories you’re making.

Pick your seats!

Premium Reserve seats are the best in the house, located in the middle of the theater.

A-Reserve seats surround the Premium Reserve seats. You will be viewing the stage at a slight angle.

B-Reserve seats surround the A-Reserve seats. You will be viewing the stage at a slight angle.

C-Reserve seats are at the rear, sides and behind the orchestra of the Concert Hall

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    31 December

  • Duration

    3 hours, including a 20 minutes interval.

  • Start time


  • Meeting Point

    Make your way to Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House. You can catch public transport (bus, train, ferry) to Circular Quay from where it is a 6-minute walk to the Opera House.

  • Ending Point

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Ticket to the New Year's Eve Gala concert at Sydney Opera House
  • Hotel transfers

Please note

Voucher Information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other device.

So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 15 minutes early. The ushers will close the doors at show time and may not allow latecomers in until a suitable gap in the performance.

Check your phone and other electronic devices, and anything else that might go beep or ring or buzz: make sure they are all off. A glowing screen can also be distracting to those around you so don't check your phone during the performance.

Photography, sound recording or any kind of filming is not permitted during the performance but you're welcome to take photos before and after the performance and at interval.

It’s a lot of fun to put on your glamorous best for a night at the opera, but casual dress is perfectly acceptable. There’s no compulsory dress code – wear what you’ll feel comfortable in. It can get cold in the theater, so consider an extra layer.

We want everyone to be a part of this magical experience. If you have any special seating requirements, drop a mail to our local operator at and they will ensure to help you plan the best way they could.

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised activity to reconfirm.

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