Six things to do this winter
If you missed 2019 SydFest favourite Biladurang you can catch the live online adaption of Joel Bray’s award-winning confessional solo on Sat 1 August as part of Melbourne Fringe’s VCR Fest. Pull on a bathrobe and experience this unique dance-theatre web-cam event.
Opera Australia on Demand
Experience some of Opera Australia's grandest productions from the comfort of your own home for free. There’s over 33 hours of operas and behind-the-scenes extras, with new content to be released each week.
Biennale of Sydney: NIRIN extended dates
In exciting news for art lovers, the 22nd Biennale of Sydney has reopened to the public with extended dates. Curated by Wiradjuri man Brook Andrew, this year’s event champions First Nations artists and until 6 September you can catch this city wide art event at some of Sydney’s most-loved creative institutions, like Art Gallery of NSW, MCA, Artspace and Campbelltown Arts Centre.
Sydney Opera House Digital Program
While the doors to the Opera House might be closed for now, they’re bringing the stages to your sofa with a new digital program of weekly live recordings, never-before-seen footage, as well as podcasts, articles, videos and more.
Tune in weekly from Thursday to Sunday for live broadcasts, or browse the catalogue of on demand content including SydFest artists Paul Capsis (SydFest 2019), Nick Cave (SydFest 2017) and Festival favourites Sydney Symphony Orchestra.
Sydney Writers Festival Podcast
Our friends at Sydney Writers Festival are re-imagining sessions from the 2020 program as a series of podcasts. Available for free on all major podcast platforms.
Gondwana Choirs are offering an amazing array of new online courses. Uncover the secrets of composing for movies, or journey into the world of musical theatre with Stephen Sondheim. Travel the globe to discover the art of Konnakkol or learn traditional songs from a variety of cultures in Songs from Home.