West Australian Opera is proud to be your state Opera company, resident at our home of His Majesty's Theatre Perth. Experience the passion, power and artistry of Opera your way and join us for a West Australian Opera performance or event.

Cavalleria rusticana (Mascagni) / Pagliacci (Leoncavallo)

Cav & Pag

The classic pairing of these one-act operas, often known as ‘Cav & Pag’, are celebrated as the birth of verismo, a style of music drama, depicting the crude passions of everyday people rather than the exploits of kings, queens and gods. Emotions run high in these two tales that will resonate with you for their powerful raw depictions of everyday life, in all its heartbreaking and beautiful complexities.

18 Jul, 2020 - 25 Jul, 2020


The Nightingale

An exciting and unique collaboration between six companies, The Nightingale is an opera for young people, performed by young people, for all to enjoy. Based on the story by Hans Christian Andersen the opera tells of an Emperor of China who is enchanted by the singing of a nightingale in his garden.

3 Oct, 2020 - 4 Oct, 2020


Cosi fan tutte

A cast that perfectly combines youthful vigour, superb acting and stylish singing this season promises to showcase a world class production and extraordinary performances married on the beautiful stage of His Majesty’s Theatre.

24 Oct, 2020 - 31 Oct, 2020

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