The best of Sydney in summer is back with a vengeance as Sydney Festival returns to favourite destinations across Sydney, Parramatta and beyond.
Taking place 8 – 26 January, 2015, the festival includes a program of free and ticketed events spanning contemporary and classical music, theatre, dance, visual arts and much more.
Sydney Festival 2015 is comprised of 179 events, a staggering 85 of which are free. With 495 performances across 25 indoor and outdoor venues, Sydney Festival 2015 features 974 artists from across 30 countries. With 18 world premieres, 11 Australian premieres and 22 Australian exclusives, summer in our beautiful city is not to be missed.
Not-to-be-missed headline artist James Thierrée returns to Sydney Festival with Tabac Rouge, his largest and most extravagant work to date. Acrobat, musician, dancer, actor, and choreographer – Thierrée is recognised as one of the world’s greatest and most creative contemporary circus performers. A world premiere and new Australian theatre work byKate Mulvany lovingly brings to life the iconic children’s book Masquerade by Kit Williams. Beautifully crafted by the award-winning playwright and actor, this magical tale will enchant audiences aged nine to 90. An Australian exclusive,Kiss & Cry is a sweeping cinematic romance with a twist, starring a duo of dexterous, dancing hands. Moving with poetic precision, this sensual, small-scale ballet must be seen to be believed.
In the CBD, the temperature will rise in The Domain with four large-scale concerts. A special Summer Sounds in The Domain concert with Seu Jorge will have the South American superstar’s samba sounds kick-starting summer in Brazilian style. Symphony in The Domain this year has a very special new addition with ARIA-award winning William Barton on didgeridoo alongside the Sydney Symphony. Opera in The Domain this year showcases the brightest operatic stars singing under the stars against the city skyline.
For more information, and to secure tickets, click here Multi tickets go on Sale 24 October and single tickets go on sale 27 October at 9am.