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Sydney Opera House. Pia Kim. When was the Opera House built?. Planning for the Sydney Opera House began in the late 1940s A design competition was launched on 13 September 1955 The winner, announced in 1957, was Jørn Utzon , a Danish architect .

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when was the opera house built
When was the Opera House built?
  • Planning for the Sydney Opera House began in the late 1940s
  • A design competition was launched on 13 September 1955
  • The winner, announced in 1957, was JørnUtzon, a Danish architect.
  • Construction of the opera house began in March 1959. The project was built in three stages.
  • Difficulties, changes on the original plans, and political issues made JornUtzorn leave the project in 1966.
  • Sydney Opera House was opened by her majesty Queen Elizabeth II on October 1973. JornUtzorn, the designer of the out-standing building, was not invited to the ceremony.
why is opera house famous
Why is Opera House famous?
  • Sydney Opera House is likely the most easily recognizable symbol of Sydney
  • Australia\'s best-known building
  • Most distinctive buildings designed
  • A modern expressionist design a series of large precast concrete "shells.
  • The Opera House is a complex of concert halls and theatres, the largest being the Main Concert Hall.
sydney opera house tours
Sydney Opera House Tours
  • Enjoy and hear a performance on a guided tour of the Sydney Opera House.
  • The Essential Tour
  • Backstage Tour
  • Opera High Tea tours
  • Asian Language Tours
  • Opera and Koalas Tour.
bibliography
Bibliography
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sydney_Opera_House
  • http://www.google.com.au/imghp?hl=en&tab=wi
  • http://www.ritas-outback-guide.com/sydney-opera-house-facts.html
  • http://www.sydneyatoz.com.au/pl_opera_house.asp
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