Sydney Opera House Concert Hall
Important Information - from 4 October 2015, the light rail construction scheme along George Street will impact journeys to the Sydney CBD. Please plan ahead and allow additional travel time for your ACO performances at the Sydney Opera House. Please visit www.mysydney.nsw.gov.au for more information and consider using journey planning apps on your smartphone or tablet devices.
The Sydney Opera House is a premier destination for classical music in Sydney. It is under these iconic sails that the Australian Chamber Orchestra performs contemporary and classical music Sydney audiences relish.
Every year the ACO presents seven Sydney concert dates in the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall, on Sunday afternoons. Additional Sydney concerts are performed at City Recital Hall on Friday afternoons, and Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday evenings.
45 minutes before each performance in the Northern Foyer.
From October 2015, the light rail construction scheme along George Street will
impact journeys to the Sydney CBD. Please check information above.
You can catch buses, trains and ferries to Circular Quay which is a short stroll (less than 10 minutes) to the Sydney Opera House. Timetable information: 131500.com.au or phone 131 500.
New Passenger Drop-Off System
The Opera House is trialling a new passenger drop-off system, more information here.
Sydney Opera House Car Park, enter via Macquarie Street. There is under cover access to the Sydney Opera House from the Car Park.
A limited number of spaces are available for wheelchairs in the Concert Hall. It
is essential that you advise the ACO Box Office of your requirements when booking
tickets. Wheelchairs are available from Stage Door for use by patrons and visitors
on site, free of charge. Wheelchair access is by ramp from the southern entrance of
the Concourse. Undercover wheelchair access is available from Stage Door and the Sydney
Opera House Car Park.
Sydney Opera House provides limited parking spaces for those with disabilities. These spaces need to be reserved through House Management on (02) 9250 7185, when booking tickets.
For full details of the facilities available for people with disabilities visit the Sydney Opera House website at sydneyoperahouse.com.
Restaurants & Bars
Eleven Bridge (11 Bridge Street)
The Rockpool Group’s newest Sydney offering, opening August 2016.
Soirée at Sofitel Sydney Wentworth (61-101 Philip Street) sofitelsydney.com.au/en/dining
The hotel’s stylish, 1960s inspired bar, serving contemporary cuisine, classic cocktails and fine wines.
Garden Court Restaurant at Sofitel Sydney Wentworth (61-101 Philip
Contemporary Australian cuisine infused with a dash of classic French influence.
Rockpool Bar & Grill (66 Hunter Street) rockpool.com/rockpoolbarandgrillsydney
Award-winning steakhouse, just around the corner from City Recital Hall.
Spice Temple (10 Bligh Street) rockpool.com/spicetemplesydney
Neil Perry’s atmospheric Chinese restaurant, situated underneath Rockpool Bar & Grill.
We also recommend a picnic in the Botanic Gardens before your Sunday afternoon Sydney concert.
Tickets for Sydney Opera House concerts are available on this website or by phoning the ACO Box Office on 1800 444 444. You may also book at sydneyoperahouse.com or 02 9250 7777.
* Sydney Opera House image: Jack Atley