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Buy your tickets here! You can browse the entire catalogue of events, or take a look below at the individual categories, and remaining principal events on offer. Select a category to browse the events calendar to purchase tickets. Don’t worry – you can change categories after you’ve made a choice below.

Note that you can add tickets for another event on the same day, at the same venue for free! (excluding Principal Events).


Packages and Specials

Various Dates, listed below

Enjoy some of the highlights of Sydney Eisteddfod’s spectacular 2023 season with our Principal Event Pass.

Purchase the Principal Event Pass

This exclusive pass offers an incredible discount and guarantees you a seat in our VIP reserved section to every major event. Immerse yourself in the joy of performance as you witness the best and brightest talents in music, dance and theatre take the stage.

For those who prefer flexibility, single tickets for each principal event are available for purchase in the individual events listed below.

When selecting the Principal Event pass, you will enjoy savings of up to $85

The Principal Event Pass includes the following events:

Sun 23 July, 2.00pm – Sydney Eisteddfod Dance Gala
Sydney Opera House | Concert Hall

Tue 27 June, 7.00pm – Choral Championship
Sydney Town Hall | Centennial Hall

Fri 16 June, 7.00pm – NSW Doctors Orchestra Instrumental Scholarship
Zenith Theatre

Mon 26 June, 6.00pm – Sydney Eisteddfod Senior Kawai Piano Scholarship
Sydney Town Hall | Centennial Hall

Sun 1 July, 7:00pm – Sydney Eisteddfod 90th Anniversary Gala
Sydney Town Hall | Centennial Hall

Sun 2 July, 2.00pm – Sydney Eisteddfod Opera Scholarship
Sydney Town Hall | Centennial Hall

Sun 20 August, 6.00pm – Sydney Eisteddfod Singer of the Year
Petersham RSL

Sat 15 July, 2.00pm – Sydney Eisteddfod Junior Kawai Piano Scholarship
Sydney Eisteddfod @ Chippen Street Theatre

Sat 22 July, 6.00pm – Robert & Elizabeth Albert Junior Classical Ballet Scholarship
The Concourse | Concert Hall

Mon 26 June to Sun 2 July

The Town Hall Pass gives access to all Sydney Eisteddfod events occurring at Sydney Town Hall from Monday 26th June until Sunday 2nd July. This includes a variety of Speech & Drama, Instrumental, Dance, and Piano events, as well as the Sydney Eisteddfod Opera Scholarship, Choral Championship, Kawai Senior Piano Scholarship Final and the Sydney Eisteddfod 90th Anniversary Gala. This is a massive saving of up to $285.

Purchase a Town Hall Pass

This pass is an amazing way to see a ‘bit of everything’, including some of the festival’s most prestigious events. Don’t miss your opportunity to see incredible performances in a truly iconic venue.

Sat 1 July, 7.00pm

Sydney Eisteddfod’s 90th birthday is a momentous occasion, and we’re thrilled to be celebrating with a special gala concert at the iconic Sydney Town Hall.

Purchase the Sydney Eisteddfod 90th Gala Anniversary

Showcasing the extraordinary talent of over eighty Sydney Eisteddfod alumni, the orchestra will feature musicians united by their shared history and connection with the Eisteddfod, under the expert baton of Dr Nicholas Milton AM. With guest performances by Anna Da Silva Chen, Rosie Gallagher and Benett Tsai, and a breathtaking program of classical music, audiences are sure to be left spellbound.

It promises to be a night of true celebration, bringing together music lovers of all ages, commemorating the Sydney Eisteddfod’s incredible legacy and looking forward to a bright future.

Adult: $65 / Concession: $60 / Under 18: $40

Sun 30 July from 9.00am

Dance Day is one of the most fun and vibrant days in the Sydney Eisteddfod calendar. Held at the iconic Sydney Opera House, thousands of children from primary schools across the state come together to share their love for dance on the concert hall stage. This is a day you do not want to miss!

Purchase the Sydney Eisteddfod Dance Day pass (Sydney Opera House)

Dance Day is split into 2 sessions:

9am – 2pm
9.00am:  530 – Infant School Dance Group (Pre-School – Year 2)
10.30am: 531 – Primary School Dance Group (Years K – 4)
12.00pm: 528 – Infant & Primary School Dance Group (Pre-School – Year 6)
1.00pm: 525 – Primary School Musical Theatre Dance Group

3pm – 8pm
3.00pm: 529 Primary School Dance Group (Years K – 2)
4.30pm: 527 Primary School Classical, Contemporary & Lyrical Group
5.30pm: 526 Primary School Hip Hop Dance Group
6.30pm: 524 Primary School Jazz Dance Group

Adult: $65 / Concession: $60 / Under 18: $40

Additional Session $10

Sydney Eisteddfod 2024

Sunday 14 July, 2024 – The Concourse, Concert Hall

The Sydney Eisteddfod Opera Scholarship is the longest standing event in the festival. Originally known as the Sun Aria, this event was established with the first Sydney Eisteddfod in 1933 to discover the finest voices throughout Australia and New Zealand. Five finalists and two reserve finalists perform to esteemed adjudicators who are leading singers, directors and conductors. The Sydney Eisteddfod John Lamble Foundation Scholarship is valued at $45,000.

We thank The John Lamble Foundation, a Donor through Sydney Eisteddfod, Michael Taylor, The Estate of the late Miss Paula Clarkstone OAM, and The Estate of the late Mr. Leslie Andrews who have made these scholarships and finalist awards possible.

Sunday 21 July, 2024 – Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall

The Sydney Eisteddfod Ballet Scholarship provides one of the most valuable and prestigious awards in the Southern Hemisphere to encourage study in the art of ballet. Aside from being a great spectacle for those attending, the event is a unique opportunity for young dancers to perform in a world-class venue and gives them the chance to win the valuable Sydney Eisteddfod Ballet Scholarship.

Finalists perform to esteemed adjudicators who are leading Artistic Directors, choreographers, teachers and performers for a cash and study support scholarship and many additional professional development opportunities.

This event would not be possible without the support of The Estate of the Late Mr. Leslie Andrews, Bloch for Dancers, Sydney Eisteddfod Jubilee Fund, The Australian Conservatoire of Ballet and Capezio.

Sunday 8 September, 2024 – The Concourse, Concert Hall

One of our newer events, the Sydney Eisteddfod Dance of Champions is a chance for groups and ensembles to showcase their talents across a range of dance styles. The event presents outstanding talent and dedication from Australia’s next generation of lead dancing groups in contemporary, jazz and classical who compete for cash prizes to support their ensembles.

This event would not be possible without the support of the Sydney Eisteddfod Jubilee Fund.

Sunday 21 July, 2024 – Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall

The Sydney Eisteddfod Robert and Elizabeth Albert Junior Ballet Scholarship offers young classical ballet dancers the opportunity to shine on a world-class stage. The competition prepares the young dancers with invaluable experience in a competition environment early in their careers, and the potential for cash prizes to support their future endeavours.

Saturday 22 June, 2024 – The Concourse, Concert Hall

This event showcases the art of choral singing – singing together to create beautiful music and soundscapes. The event attracts schools and choral groups from all over New South Wales who perform a mixture of Australian and traditional song, with some including vibrant choreography.

Sydney Eisteddfod gratefully acknowledges the generous support of The Federated Music Clubs of Australia, The John Lamble Foundation and The Sydney Symposium Choral Foundation in making this event possible.

Saturday 20 July, 2024 – Sydney Eisteddfod @ Chippen Street

The Sydney Eisteddfod Kawai Junior Piano Scholarship provides a platform for young Australian pianists to perform and compete in their formative years. In this event the young artists perform a varied repertoire in the hopes to progress through to the highly regarded finals.

Sydney Eisteddfod gratefully acknowledges the generous support of Kawai Australia, the Estate of the late John Allison AM and the donors to the Sydney Eisteddfod Jubilee Fund who make this scholarship and the finalist awards possible.

Friday 16 August, 2024 – Darlinghurst Theatre

The Sydney Eisteddfod Kawai Senior Piano Scholarship is a pivotal event, creating momentum for a promising young pianist as they embark upon a professional career. This highly competitive event is a chance for the pianists to perform in a world class venue and fill the space with the sound of the stunning Kawai grand piano.

Sydney Eisteddfod gratefully acknowledges the generous support of Kawai Australia, the Estate of the late John Allison AM and the donors to the Sydney Eisteddfod Jubilee Fund who make this scholarship and the finalist awards possible.

Saturday 17 August, 2024 – Darlinghurst Theatre

This scholarship endeavours to discover and encourage an outstanding instrumentalist in the fields of strings, woodwind or brass instruments. The young instrumentalists compete for the scholarship as well as the opportunity to perform with the NSW Doctors Orchestra. The scholarship attracts the finest talent from Australia, and since beginning in 2006, just under 350 aspiring instrumentalists have performed on its stages.

Investing in the arts is a major aim of this scholarship. Over the past eight years, it has contributed some $75,000 to the cultural capital of the nation by making it possible for eight outstanding young musicians to study abroad. Sydney Eisteddfod gratefully acknowledges the generous support of the NSW Doctors Orchestra – Musicus Medicus and the Friends and Family of the late Brian Shearman who make this scholarship possible.

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Saturday 24 August, 2024 – Petersham RSL

Sydney Eisteddfod Singer of the Year provides a platform for the finest contemporary singers to take the stage. It is a chance for young vocalists to perform before industry professionals, harbour their talents and excel in their craft.

One of the most popular of our principal events, the Singer of the Year, provides young singers with a chance to perform with a live band and share the stage with guest artists. This event is kindly supported by Petersham RSL & the Sydney Eisteddfod Jubilee Fund.

Sydney Eisteddfod Home

We acknowledge the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands on which our work and events take place. We celebrate and applaud the long, rich history of storytelling in song, dance, and voice. We pay our respects to elders past, present and emerging. We contribute to this continuity – developing and sharing our combined cultural journey through our activities on these lands where sovereignty was never ceded.