Opera in the Quarry


Following last year’s sold out event, WAO is proud to present two outdoor concerts set in the iconic Quarry in November. Gather your friends, plan a picnic and book now to relish an evening of heart-racing, heart-breaking and heart-warming opera hits with your state opera company, West Australian Opera. Program details will be released closer to the performances.


7.30pm | Thursday 15 November 2018 (sold out)
7.30pm | Friday 16 November 2018 (sold out)
7.30pm | Saturday 17 November 2018 (sold out)

Quarry Amphitheatre, 1 Waldron Dr, City Beach


Musical Director Tommaso Pollio
Master of Ceremonies Michael Loney
Soprano Katja Webb
Mezzo Soprano Ashlyn Tymms
Tenor Virgilio Marino
Baritone James Clayton


  • Opera in the Quarry is an all weather event. Refer to the OPERA IN THE QUARRY FAQ’S for more information.
  • Chairs are provided for all patrons (No BYO chairs).
  • BYO Picnic and Beverages is permitted.


Tickets are $50 each and can be purchased here.


Download Synopsis Sheet HERE

Verdi La Traviata: Brindisi
Leoncavallo Mattinata
Mozart Cosí fan Tutte: Soave Sia Il Vento
Mozart Don Giovanni: Catalogue Aria
Monteverdi L’incoronazione di Poppea: Pur Ti Miro
Rossini L’Italiana In Algeri: Cruda Sorte
Verdi La Traviata: Sempre Libera
McVie/ Horner/Parton Arranged Jayakumar/Pollio Titanic Medley: Songbird, Il Mio Cuore Va,Amore Sei Tu

Interval (30 mins)

Puccini La Bohème: O Mimi Tu Piu Non Torni
Puccini La Rondine: Chi il bel sogno di Doretta
Bizet Carmen: The Flower Song
Bizet Carmen: Habanera
Bizet Carmen: Toreador Sing A Long
Puccini Turandot: Nessun Dorma
Morricone/Sager/Sartori Arranged Jayakumar/Pollio Medley:Mission/Prayer/Time to say Goodbye


Watch this video from last year’s sold out event!

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