Opera on the Harbour, that is! The weather last night was perfect for an outdoor opera, with clear skies and warm temperatures. The only challenge is the harbour itself: Sydney Harbour glitters at night and competes for your attention.
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Every night at the opera must begin with champagne!
The opera was Madame Butterfly, so the venue and the food was all Japan-themed.
The white streak is not a camera aberration, it’s the out-of-focus crescent moon.
The set for Act I, as seen during the Prelude.
Cho Cho San and her attendants.
It’s Sydney, it’s the harbour, there’s gonna be fireworks.
Cho Cho San and Pinkerton, love duet, Act I. (Luna Park, glowing in the top right of the image, is not part of the set!)
Cho Cho San and Pinkerton, love duet, Act I.