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SydneyIl ritorno d'Ulisse in patria (The Return of Ulysses to his Country), SV 325

Monteverdi: Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria (The Return of Ulysses to his Country), SV 325
Erin Helyard; Chas Rader-Shieber; Pinchgut Opera; Melanie Liertz; Fernando Guimarãres; Catherine Carby

SydneyMadama Butterfly

Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Massimo Zanetti; Graeme Murphy; Opera Australia; Nicholas Milton; Tahu Matheson; Michael Scott; Jennifer Irwin

SydneyAnna Bolena

Donizetti: Anna Bolena
Renato Palumbo; Davide Livermore; Opera Australia; Giò Forma; Mariana Fracasso; Ermonela Jaho; Teddy Tahu Rhodes

SydneyWhiteleyWorld première

Kats-Chernin: Whiteley
Tahu Matheson; David Freeman; Opera Australia; Dan Potra; Opera Australia Chorus; Opera Australia Orchestra

SydneyNicole Car and Étienne Dupuis in recital

to be announced
Nicole Car; Étienne Dupuis; Jayson Gillham

SydneyAndrea Chénier

Giordano: Andrea Chénier
Pinchas Steinberg; Opera Australia; Jonas Kaufmann; Eva-Maria Westbroek; Ludovic Tézier; Sian Sharp
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A beloved Australian Ballet classic: Maina Gielgud's Giselle

Ako Kondo (Giselle) and Chengwu Guo (Albrecht) © Daniel Boud
Ako Kondo dances a gorgeous Giselle in this restaging of a much-loved production.
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Verve: The Australian Ballet’s resident choreographers

Callum Linnane and Dana Stephensen in Filigree and Shadow © Daniel Boud
The company's annual contemporary trible bill marks the much-anticipated Opera House main-season debut of Alice Topp's Aurum, and reprises work by Stephen Baynes and Tim Harbour.
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Pinchgut Opera's Easter concert

Erin Helyard © Albert Comper
Soprano Alexandra Oomens confirmed her star potential, but all soloists and players shone in this jubilant concert featuring Telemann's Thunder Ode and Bach's Easter Oratorio
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Sydney Dance Company launches its 50th year

Cinco © Pedro Greig
The much-loved Sydney cultural institution leaps into its 50th year with this impressive, energising triple bill.
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West Side Story: A Manhattan Juke-Box on Sydney Harbour

The Jets © Prudence Upton
For the first time, a musical comes to the outdoor stage of the annual Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour. 
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Arrangements of Prokofiev and Beethoven from the ACO

© Australian Chamber Orchestra
Under guest director Lorenza Borrani a subdued ACO offers a programme of arrangements of Prokofiev and Beethoven sandwiching a new work by Dobrinka Tabakova.
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