About this event

For 30 years West Australian Opera has presented Opera in the Park, igniting emotions and sharing the splendour of live performance with thousands of Western Australians.

 Livestream Locations 2021

We are proud to livestream Opera in the Park to the following venues. Please contact your preferred venue for more information. 

  • Watch online - here
  • Camelot Arts Outdoor Cinema - here
  • Toodyay Community Resource Centre - contact 
  • Walpole Community Resource Centre - contact 
  • Denmark Community Resource Centre - contact
  • Margaret River Heart - contact 
  • Queens Park Theatre Geraldton - contact 
  • Esperance Civic Centre - register
  • Merredin Cummins Theatre - contact
  • North Midlands Project - contact
  • Sun Pictures Broome - contact

Thrilling singing, romantic melodies, and dramatic ensembles will warm the soul as your heart stirs in the balmy night.

Program

Read online here

A Gala Concert Event

In a spectacle of Western Australian talent for everyone to enjoy, West Australian Opera is rolling out the stars for this special Opera in the Park 30th Anniversary Gala Concert

This iconic event in the centre of the city will be held over two nights in the Supreme Court Gardens. It is free but tickets are essential.

Western Australian companies join forces for this special event weekend featuring West Australian Opera principal artists, the West Australian Opera Chorus with the full might of the West Australian Symphony Orchestra and forms part of the 2021 Perth Festival.

CAST

CONDUCTOR
Christopher van Tuinen

MC
Penny Shaw

CAST            
Emma Matthews
Sara Macliver
Caitlin Cassidy
Paul O'Neill
Michael Lewis
Chelsea Burns
Brianna Louwen
Chelsea Kluga
Matthew Dixon
Lachlann Lawton    

FEATURING
West Australian Opera Chorus
West Australian Symphony Orchestra

PROGRAM OF REPERTOIRE

Strauss II,  Johann – Overture from Die Fledermaus                                                          

Verdi – La Traviata - Sempre Libra                                                                                            

Verdi – Rigoletto - Cortigianni vil razza                                                                                   

Verdi – Rigoletto – Quartet                                                                                                         

Verdi -  Va pensiero                                                                                                                        

Puccini – O mio babbino caro                                                                                                     

Puccini – Non piangere Liu                                                                                                            

INTERVAL

Bizet – Carmen – Toreador                                                                                         

Bizet – Carmen -  Quintet                                                                                                            

Bizet – Carmen - Habenera                                                                                                          

Bizet –Duet from Pearlfishers                                                                                    

Delibes - Lakme – Flower Duet                                                                                                  

Bernstein – Glitter and be Gay                                                                                                   

Bernstein – Somewhere –                                                                                                           

Puccini – Nessun Dorma                                                                                                               

Die Fledermaus - Strauss – Brüderlein und Schwesterlein, Du und Du                       

Our handy FAQ's can be found HERE

What COVID measures are in place?
Please ensure that you comply with ‘standard safety measures’ including maintaining your own social distancing, using hand santiser and staying home if you are unwell.

  • The completion of a COVID19 safety plan
  • Safe WA in use and scanning or manual contract register mandatory for entry 
  • Seats will be allocated in specific seating blocks, with seats within the block socially distanced from one another
  • Blocks will only accommodate a social distant number of patrons
  • Trained Front of House staff who have completed COVID19 infection training
  • Dedicated COVID19 Safe Marshals will manage congestion, oversee presentation staff and liaise with St Johns and SES on any patrons who are unwell
  • Security and SES onsite
  • Hand sanitiser at entry, exits and bathrooms
  • Increased cleaning and disinfecting in public areas before and after performances
  • Distanced markers for queuing

What happens if I am unwell?

• Please do not attend this event if you are unwell.
• Please contact [email protected] to cancel your registration if you cannot attend

Watch Online

Watch the livestream online at https://perthvideo.net/wao-park-live

Regional Livestream Locations

We are proud to livestream Opera in the Park to the following regional venues. Please contact your preferred venue for more information. 

  • Toodyay Community Resource Centre - contact 
  • Walpole Community Resource Centre - contact 
  • Denmark Community Resource Centre - contact
  • Margaret River Heart - contact 
  • Queens Park Theatre Geraldton - contact 
  • Esperance Civic Centre - register
  • Merredin Cummins Theatre - contact
  • North Midlands Project - contact
  • Sun Pictures Broome - contact

Seating will be provided if you select the "Chaired Seating Blocks" (Blocks A to G)
Seating will not be provided if you select the "Blanket Area Blocks" (Block H to O)
VIEW THE SEAT MAP

This event will be operating under COVID19 safety restrictions.
This includes social distancing measures which require specific seating plans to keep audiences safe.

• Your tickets will state which block you have been allocated to sit in.
• You will need to stay seated in this area for the duration of the performance
• Please do not move to another section
• You can leave your seats to buy food or visit the bathroom or during interval
Within your allocated block, the seating is General Admission, meaning you can sit in any chair in this designated block.
• Blocks will be demarcated with signage and front of house staff can assist you find your area

If you have selected to receive an e-ticket, you do not need to print your ticket but you do need to bring a device (such as your mobile phone) with you e-ticket on it so we can scan you in.

If you have chosen to receive a printed ticket or to print your ticket, please bring this ticket with you and ensure your barcode is visible. 

All tickets will be scanned on entry.

To comply with COVID Safe Plans there is a ’No ticket, no entry’ policy.

Please contact [email protected] 

Event and ticketing details

Accessibility

Wheelchair Access
Language/sub-title available in english

Dates & Times

26 February, 2021 Friday - 8.00pm
27 February, 2021 Saturday - 8.00pm