Sydney Opera House Announces “Generations and Dynasties”: Celebrating Family, Music, and Culture

Get ready for a powerful and inspiring celebration of First Nations talent at the Sydney Opera House

Kicking off this April at the iconic Sydney Opera House, the Generations and Dynasties series will showcase the incredible musical journeys of three esteemed families: the Jarretts, the Briscoe sisters, and the Cassar-Daleys.

Across three intimate evenings, these families will share their stories, songs, and cultural heritage in a captivating blend of conversation, music, and audience interaction.

jarrett family

Hosted by the Opera House’s First Nations programming team, Michael Hutchings and Jess Beck, the series promises to be a heartwarming exploration of family, creativity, and the enduring spirit of First Nations culture.

Here’s a sneak peek at the lineup:

Tasman Keith opera house

April 24th: Join the legendary Jarrett family – hip-hop pioneer Wire MC, and his sons, the rising stars Tasman Keith and Sammy J (Kapital J). Expect a night of rhythmic storytelling and powerful insights into their Gumbaynggirr heritage and impact on the Australian music scene.

Briscoe Sisters

May 1st: Witness the musical magic of the Briscoe sisters – three talented women from Kuku Yalanji country who have carved their own paths in music and cultural work for over two decades. This special evening will also feature the next generation of Briscoe artistry, including daughters and granddaughters taking the stage to share their unique voices.

Troy Cassar-Daley and Jem Cassar-Daley opera house

May 9th: Be captivated by the father-daughter duo, Troy Cassar-Daley and Jem Cassar-Daley. With a combined legacy of musical excellence – Troy’s iconic country music and Jem’s captivating indie-pop sound – this evening promises a rich tapestry of musical styles and shared passion.

Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with incredible talent, celebrate diverse cultures, and be inspired by the power of family and music. Tickets are sure to fly, so head over to the Sydney Opera House website and secure your spot for these unforgettable evenings!

WHAT:  Generations and Dynasties
WHEN:  Wednesday 24 April, 2024: Jarrett Family
Wednesday 1 May, 2024: Briscoe Sisters
Thursday 9 May, 2024: Troy and Jem Cassar-Daley
WHERE: Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House
PRICES: From $25 + booking fee // sydneyoperahouse.com