Performances 20-22 May, 2022

Opera Australia will be returning to perform at Uluru in 2022 - a delight for all the senses that's sure to be worth the wait. As the sun sets over the desert backdrop, the gala concert will be illuminated by the spellbinding colours of Field of Light's 50,000 glass spheres. Three days of performances from award-winning operatic artists in the spiritual heart of Australia is the unforgettable experience you have been waiting for.

20-22 May 2022

Ayers Rock Resort

Opera at Uluru – Available Packages

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  Breakfast daily

  Welcome Dinner - Friday 20 May ($595/person)

  Tali Wiru - Sunday 22 May ($385/person)

**all subject to availability at the time of booking

 

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Schedule of Events

Woman dancing in a dress in front of Uluru
Woman in a dress beside Uluru

Friday night

WELCOME DINNER – ARIAS FROM FIGARO  

Set among the majestic ghost gums at Sails in the Desert, as dusk has fallen, Opera Australia presents a rare and intimate performance of Mozart’s music at its enchanting best, hosted by Opera Australia’s Artistic Director, Lyndon Terracini AM. Atmospheric lighting will set the mood when two of Australia’s finest soloists will perform Figaro, Susannah, Count and Countess singing a selection of superb arias from “The Marriage of Figaro,” giving guests a glimpse into Mozart’s genius for musical characterisation. During the evening, a gala dinner inspired by the award-winning signature dining experience, Tali Wiru, will be served, along with a range of hand-selected wine pairings in keeping with the joyful and celebratory nature of this memorable evening.

Sunrise over Uluru

Saturday morning

Brahms Liebeslieder Waltzes - Sunrise Performance - SOLD OUT!

Atop a sand-dune, overlooking the spellbinding undulating colours of Field of Light Uluru’s 50,000 glass spheres, four of Opera Australia’s finest singers and a string quintet performs a selection of

Brahms’ most beautiful love songs, the Liebeslieder Waltzes, elegant miniatures exploring the nature of love. Limited to an audience of only 100 guests, this intimate concert is followed by a light breakfast as the sun rises over Uluru.

Ayers Rock at Sunset

Saturday night

OPERA AT ULURU

This stylish gala concert showcases opera’s best loved hits, performed in the stunning red centre of Australia. On this very special evening some of Opera Australia’s finest singers perform under the stars, accompanied by a chamber orchestra, marrying sublime music with a uniquely Australian setting. As the sun sets over the desert backdrop, the performers will be illuminated by the spellbinding colours of Field of Light Uluru’s 50,000 glass spheres.

During the concert, some of Opera Australia’s finest singers will perform famous arias from Bizet, Puccini, Rossini, Verdi and more, accompanied by a chamber orchestra and conducted by Tahu Matheson.

The Opera at Uluru program will feature:

  • ROSSINI 'Largo al factotum' from The Barber of Seville
  • BIZET ‘Habanera’ from Carmen
  • BIZET Toreador Song from Carmen
  • BIZET ‘Au fond du temple saint’ from The Pearlfishers
  • PUCCINI ‘Vissi d’arte’ from Tosca PUCCINI 'E lucevan le stelle' from Tosca DELIBES Flower Duet from Lakmé PUCCINI 'Nessun dorma' from Turandot”
Uluru at sunset

Sunday morning

Early Morning Opera - SOLD OUT!

Atop a sand-dune, overlooking the spellbinding undulating colours of Field of Light Uluru’s 50,000 glass spheres, a string quintet perform String Quartet No.11, Jabiru dreaming composed by Sculthorpe and DVOŘÁK’s String Quartet No.12 in F major, Op. 49. Limited to an audience of only 100 guests, this intimate concert is followed by a light breakfast as the sun rises over Uluru.