This extraordinary heritage building is being meticulously restored to revitalise its glorious history, and provide an enhanced audience experience. Take advantage of the beachside location before stepping into the Palais Theatre’s ornate foyer and marvelling at the atmospheric theatre style. It is Australia’s biggest seated theatre, hosting everything from ballet to rock concerts, and above all has outstanding acoustics for opera.
Parisfal 20, 22 and 24 February 2019
Be guided by its colourful spire to this exceptional venue where world-class companies and artists perform regularly. Its proximity to the CBD and public transport makes it the ideal venue for city workers and suburbanites alike. Enjoy the convenience of a range of dining options before settling in for a performance to remember in the sumptuous Hamer Hall or the more-intimate Playhouse.
21 Graham Street, Albert Park
Situated on four hectares of lush parkland, Gasworks Arts Park is an urban oasis for creative minds, located only three kilometres from the CBD. Enjoy the warm welcome from this inviting multidisciplinary arts space, which includes theatres, galleries, artist studios and a cafe. Gasworks also accommodates school holiday programs, farmers’ markets and Fringe Festival events to epitomise the best of Melbourne’s vibrant community arts scene.
The Selfish Giant 17, 18 and 19 October 2019
31 Sturt Street, Southbank
A modern music venue built for twenty-first century audiences with state-of-the art facilities, in the heart of the Southbank arts precinct. With beautiful carvings of native Hoop Pine lining the walls, entering Elisabeth Murdoch Hall is like stepping inside a giant instrument where you feel the special synergy between the audience, artists and architecture.
The Barber of Seville 12 and 14 December 2019
All our venues are easily accessible by car, bus, train or tram. Victorian Opera supports the use of public transport as per its sustainable development policy. Plan your public transport journey.