Sydney is home to a variety of cultural events, from theatre performances to Opera and ballet. The Sydney Festival features music, performing arts, dance, and visual art from all over Australia, while The Sydney Theatre Company performs international, classical, and Australian plays. The Sydney Dance Company creates modern dance works every season, and the Australian Ballet stages regular performances. Sydney also has several art and science museums, and of course, Opera Australia and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra frequently perform at the Sydney Opera House.
During your upcoming visit to the Pullman Grand Quay Sydney Harbour, popular nearby events and event venues include:
The principal Opera company for the entire country, Opera Australia runs their beautiful seasons for 8 months of the year. The company was founded in 1957, Opera Australia moved into the Sydney Opera House in 1974, inaugurating the opening with their production of “La Stupenda.” This season, Opera Australia performs “La Traviata” by Verdi; “The Marriage of Figaro” by Mozart; and “Turandot” by Puccini.
Open 10am – 5pm, Saturdays and Sundays, this historic district market can be found at Playfair Street, George Street, and Jack Mundey Place. The Rocks neighbourhood is at the heart of the historic district in Sydney, and features numerous craft shops, art galleries, and two of the oldest pubs in Australia: the Fortune of War and the Lord Nelson. The Markets open to the public during the weekend.
This historic building came out of the original Belmore Markets, and became a dedicated theatre space in 1928. Until recently, the Capitol Theatre was a movie house, but since 1995, has been turned into a live theatre stage that produces and hosts many productions each season. This season, Capitol Theatre hosts a production of Les Miserables.
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