Sydney Opera House’s Concert Hall closes for first time for renovations; Architect’s Newspaper

For the first time in the 47-year-old venue’s history, the Concert Hall of the Sydney Opera House has been shuttered for renovations and upgrades.

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The broken promise of the Sydney Opera House, its botched design and $150m fix; Stephanie Convery; Guardian

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The landmark’s concert hall closes on Saturday for a two-year renovation. It has been plagued by compromises since architect Jørn Utzon’s walkout in 1966…

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21 Amazing Facts About Sydney Opera House; Trevor English; Interesting Engineering

Learn more about The Sydney Opera house by taking a look at 21 interesting facts about the Sydney Opera House.

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Top Destinations for Brits in Australia; Ben Williams; About Manchester

With a flight time average of 19 hours 30 minutes, Australia is well worth the journey. Offering visitors rugged mountains, incredible oceans and unique wildlife; there is something to be discovered around every corner.  Sydney The Harbour City, as Sydney is known thanks to its striking natural harbour, is regularly the first stop on many…

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Sydney and beautiful places around the city that you must visit; Tarun Nair; Republic World

Apart from its tranquil beaches, Sydney is also known for its manicured parks in the middle of the town. Here are a few must-do things in Sydney, Australia…

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Sydney in Spring; Grace M Avanzado; Sun Star

Sydney in Spring…

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From Wagner to Broadway: Terfel takes Sydney Opera by storm; Katharina Rabillon; Euronews

The acclaimed bass-baritone Bryn Terfel is joined at the iconic Sydney Opera House by his wife, harpist Hannah Stone to perform great classics, from Wagner to Broadway.

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Le Cordon Bleu’s global footprint: Studying, living and working abroad; The Ladders

Thanks to a global footprint that spans five continents and a growing presence in Asia, New Zealand and Australia, you can change your current career.

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Sydney Opera House Signs Renewable PPA with Flow Power; Alyssa Danigelis; Energy Manager Today

The Sydney Opera House in Australia signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with energy retailer Flow Power. Under the terms of the deal, more than 85% of the iconic landmark’s annual energy consumption will be matched by supply from wind and solar projects in New South Wales.

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How to plan the perfect trip to cruise around Australia on the Queen Mary 2; TravelSquire

What’s exciting about the Queen’s annual adventure is that, with just a little planning, you can join the ship almost anywhere in the world.

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The world’s 8 most beautiful concert halls in 2019; Par Claire Beghin; Vogue 

Some have seen some of the world’s biggest musicians grace their stage; others are masterpieces of contemporary architecture. We’re looking at the most beautiful concert halls in the world, from the ones etched in history to those writing history now.

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Rediscovered – Seven City Wonders of Asia Pacific; Modern Diplomacy

While there is much to love about an outdoor adventure, some people may not recognize how exciting a city getaway can truly be. Not only do you get to bask in the electrifying…

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The Sydney Opera House Tour; Get Your Guide

Discover the stories, history, and magic of Sydney Opera House with an incredible hour-long guided tour that takes you underneath the world-famous sails and along the 300 corridors of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Value of iconic Sydney Opera House jumps to $6 billion , Australia/NZ; Bloomberg

Australia/NZ News -SYDNEY (BLOOMBERG) – The Sydney Opera House’s price tag has been put at A$6.2 billion (S$6.18 billion), jumping by more than a third in just five years..

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How Aussie ISV Local Measure became Cisco’s poster child for customer experience; Brenda Foye; CRN

Local Measure impresses with Sydney Opera House rollout.

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New exhibition on Sydney Opera House designer to open in Denmark; Caroline Hadamitzky; Lonely Planet

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Jorn Utzon’s Sydney Opera House Turns 45; World Architecture

World Architecture Community News – Jorn Utzon’s Sydney Opera House Turns 45…

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What to do at the Sydney Opera House; Kate Springer; CNN

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When the Sydney Opera House opened in 1973, it thrust Sydney onto the world stage. Today, more than 8.2 million visitors flock to the urban icon every year to sit on the monumental steps, dine by the harbor or watch a spectacular performance.

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The Opera House debacle is neoliberal hostility to the public at work; Jeff Sparrow; Guardian

It’s difficult to imagine a state government building the Opera House today – we’re lucky it hasn’t been sold off entirely…

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Sydney Opera House: A Visitor’s Guide; Karen Hastings; PlanetWare

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