5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Reviews

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  • Location:Sydney, Australia
  • Duration:2 hours 45 minutes (approx.)

New Year's Eve Opera Performance at the Sydney Opera House

Celebrate the coming of 2016 with a sublime New Year's Eve performance at the Sydney Opera House. Opera Australia performs Puccini's famous opera 'La Boheme' in collaboration with the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra. Bonus for New Year's Eve: the intermission coincides with the 9pm fireworks show that takes place over Sydney Harbour, allowing you to enjoy front-row views as the fireworks light up Sydney Harbour Bridge and the skyline just outside the Opera House. Start the new year in style with this special performance at the Sydney Opera House.


  • New Year's Eve opera performance of La Bohème at the Sydney Opera House
  • Enjoy the award-winning special production of Puccini's romantic masterpiece
  • Watch Sydney's 9pm New Year's Eve fireworks extravaganza from the Opera House's exclusive vantage point

What You Can Expect

New Year's Eve Opera Performance at the Sydney Opera House

La Boheme at Sydney Opera House

Make your own way to the Sydney Opera House for the New Year's Eve performance of La Bohème, the classic Puccini opera that has become a worldwide favorite since its debut in 1896 in Italy.

Opera Australia sets their production in a Berlin nightclub, giving a new twist to the familiar tale. Sit back in your choice of seating section and enjoy La Bohème as performed by Opera Australia's world-class vocalists. The superb Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra accompanies the singers and subtitles in English are projected onto a screen above the stage.

During the intermission, step outside the concert hall for exclusive views of the 9pm Sydney fireworks show, which features the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge in a starring role at the center of the celebration. Enjoy this exclusive close vantage point to watch the festivities that have made Sydney a prime New Year's Eve destination.

Please note, La Bohème ends around 10:30pm, leaving you plenty of time to make it to your next New Year’s Eve destination before midnight.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

The opera and the fireworks were wonderful!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2015

This event opera la boheme at sydney opera house on 12/31 was amazing. I had a glass of champagne before opera. My seat was great. After seeing act 1 and 2 out to balony for fireworks. Then back to act 3 and 4 walk out and see the 10:30 fireworks.

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