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Carmen on the Lake
Performed on the spectacular water stage of Lake Constance in Bregenz (Austria), George Bizet’s Carmen is a story of passion, destiny and obsession.
14 September 2017
Turandot on Sydney Harbour
Turandot: the Puccini classic, the final opera from one of the greats - created especially for the jaw-dropping Handa Opera's water stage.
15 September 2016
Aida on Sydney Harbour
A historic epic and an utterly relatable human tragedy - Opera Australia brings you Verdi's masterpiece, set on Sydney Harbour's water stage.
15 September 2015
Carmen on Sydney Harbour
An awe-inspiring production by Gale Edwards, set on a stage suspended above the water on Sydney Harbour.
25 July 2013
La Traviata on Sydney Harbour
One of the world's best-loved romantic operas, performed under the stars on a floating, mirrored stage.
31 July 2012
Opera Australia: Der Rosenkavalier
Opera Australia presents a stunning production of Strauss & Hofmannsthal's most famous opera.
9 September 2011
Opera Australia: Rigoletto
OA's 2010 production of Verdi's Rigoletto, recorded at the Sydney Opera House.
3 December 2010
Previous events in Opera
Madama Butterfly on Sydney Harbour
One of the world's most spectacular events, Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour, returns to cinemas with a modern retelling of this Puccini classic.
18 September 2014
Opera Australia: Don Pasquale
Opera Australia brings Donizetti's comic opera to life, with its warm and bright Italian scenes and lyrical arias.
12 December 2013
Opera Australia: A Masked Ball
A visceral Opera Australia production, as mindboggling and daring as it is musically lush.
20 June 2013
Opera Australia: Don Giovanni
Teddy Tahu Rhodes portrayes the libertine Don Giovanni in this Opera Australia production.
10 February 2012
Opera Australia: Lakmé
Delibes' greatest opera, performed by Opera Australia in all its oriental glory.
2 December 2011
Opera Australia: La bohème (2011)
Opera Australia brings the classic story of La bohème to 1930s Berlin.
14 October 2011