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Livestreamed events this January
Tune in from the comfort of your living room
Sydney Festival    |    12 Jan, 2021
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Our digital program, SYDFEST AT HOME, brings live performance and culture to the comfort of your living room’s screen. From 12 – 25 January, you can tune in to livestreamed events throughout the Festival.

From inspiring talks with leading thinkers to all of the action from The Headland performances, there's so much to see from the comfort of your sofa.

nbn joins Sydney Festival as Regional Partner
This January SydFest is excited to livestream performances from The Headland, Barangaroo Reserve. Thanks to nbn, more regional and rural communities will be able to enjoy the Festival with their home’s nbn™ network connection.

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12–13 January, 8.30pm

The [Uncertain] Four Seasons
FREE

Sydney Symphony Orchestra's performances are livestreamed from The Headland at Barangaroo Reserve. Climate data merges with Vivaldi in a collaboration between composers, designers and scientists.

Join online and watch live during the event only.


14 January, 10am

Dalarinji – Ours, Yours, Everyone's
FREE

Sydney Festival Artistic Director Wesley Enoch explores the possibilities with Jennifer Ganske, National Head of Arts and Tourism for Regional Development and Engagement at nbn Australia.

Register for a free ticket to watch this live.


14 January, 6pm

Memory, Memorials and Truth
UTS Big Thinking Forum
FREE

In a world of alternative facts, how do we establish the boundaries of objective truth? Join Yorta Yorta/Gunaikurnai theatremaker Andrea James, the creator of Sunshine Super Girl, in a timely discussion about how we remember, how we commemorate and why we build monuments in a post-truth world.

Register for a free ticket to watch this live.


14 January, 8.30pm

Songs of Don
FREE

This musical tribute to Don Walker of Cold Chisel is livestreamed from The Headland at Barangaroo Reserve. Katie Noonan, Christine Anu, Suze DeMarchi and Emily Wurramara join forces to perform some of his most iconic songs at The Headland, against the spectacular backdrop of the harbour.

Join online and watch live during the event only.


15 January, 8.30pm

The Rise and Fall of Saint George
FREE

Livestreamed from The Headland at Barangaroo Reserve. Paul Mac and friends celebrate the queer community and pay homage to a much-loved Inner-West mural.

Join online and watch live during the event only.


16–17 January, 8.30pm

RAPTURE: a song cycle of Desire and Ecstasy, Murder and Mayhem
FREE

Livestreamed from The Headland at Barangaroo Reserve. Paul Capsis and iOTA unleash a contemporary song cycle spanning ecstasy, godlessness, love and pain.

Join online and watch live during the event only.


19 January, 6pm

Impacts of Isolation
UTS Big Thinking Forum
FREE

A panel discussion exploring how the pandemic has changed our lives with Sydney Festival's own Artistic Director Wesley Enoch, UTS Associate Dean Robynne Quiggin and musician Liz Martin.

Register for a free ticket to watch this live.


19 January, 8pm

Into the Space Between the Notes
Ticketed Livestream

A showcase of music featuring musicians with disability, featuring Liz Martin Band and Tralala Blip.

Purchase a ticket to watch this live.


20–24 January, 8.30pm

Spirit: A Retrospective 2021
FREE

Bangarra Dance Theatre's stunning performance is livestreamed from The Headland at Barangaroo Reserve. Tune in for a powerful collection of dance stories from Bangarra Dance Theatre's 30-year repertoire.

Join online and watch live during the event only.

20–23 January, 8.30pm

PLEASUREDOME
Ticketed Livestream

An interactive, online-only livestreamed theatre experience from Grfiffin Theatre Company drawing on humour, pop, sex, history and iconography through a queer and feminist lens.

Purchase a ticket to watch this live.

21 January, 6pm

The Art of Nature 
UTS Big Thinking Forum

FREE

Can artists shape the way we think about the environment? As anxiety grows over the effects of climate change on our world, soprano Jane Sheldon and artist Janet Laurence lead a discussion about the importance of narrative when it comes to the gradual transformation of attitudes and behaviour.

Purchase a ticket to watch this live.


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