Sydney Opera house is the multipurpose venue for performing arts in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. This place is built by architect named Jorn Uzton from Denmark, and opened in 1973 after winning a design competition in 1957, and also there is Joseph Cahill that New South Wales government that provides opportunity to build Sydney Opera house in 1958. The decision to choose the Jorn Uzton design is often associated with a problem that ever happened before.
The Sydney Opera house has become one of the World Heritage on 28 June 2007 decide by UNESCO. Sydney Opera house is also one the most distinctive buildings and the most famous of the 20th century as a performing arts center in the world. Sydney Opera house located close to the Sydney Harbour Bridge or known as Bennelong Point. Sydney Opera house surrounded by Sydney central business district, Sydney cove Harbor, and Royal Botanic Gardens inland on three sides.
Sydney Opera house is one of the world’s busiest arts center performances, as more than 1500 performance take place every year in this place. It’s attend by approximately 12 million people each year. Sydney Opera house being a place of many shows including Opera Australia, The Australian Ballet, Sydney Theater Company and Sydney Symphony Orchestra.
Sydney Opera house also a place that has the most popular visitor attractions in Australia, with more than seven million visits every year. This Sydney Opera house now managed by Sydney Opera House Trust under New South Wales Department of art.
Sydney Opera house built from the ground area of 4 acres of land. And it have a shell roof structure. It is a place of work for some performance below such as The Concert Hall, with 2679 chairs, that is the house of Sydney Symphony Orchestra and other concert. The Theater Opera is a Theater Proscenium with 1507 chairs, usually used by Opera Australia and The Australian Ballet. The theater Drama, is the place with 544 available chairs, used by Teatre Sydney Company. And there are the playhouse, the studio, Utzon room and the forecourt.
It also provides facilities such as record studios, cafe, restaurant, bars and retail outlets. The tour guide will usually lead us to go to every place there, from the front of the stage to the back stage to see the place that was usually reserved for the cast and crew members staging.