Venue Information

Victorian Opera performs in Melbourne's best theatres and concert halls choosing our venue to suit the scale of each production and give our audiences the best possible experience.

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse and Hamer Hall

100 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

Be guided by its colourful spire to this exceptional venue where world-class companies and artists regularly perform. Its proximity to the CBD and public transport makes it the ideal venue for city workers and suburbanites alike. Enjoy the convenience of a range of dining options before settling in for a performance to remember in the sumptuous Hamer Hall or the more intimate Playhouse.

Margaret Fulton: The Musical 15—19 September 2020
The Friends of Salamanca 25 and 26 September 2020

Palais Theatre

Lower Esplande, St Kilda

Restored to revitalise its glorious history and provide an enhanced audience experience, this extraordinary heritage building has outstanding acoustics for opera. Take advantage of the beachside location and nearby restaurants before stepping into the Palais Theatre’s foyer and marvelling at the ornate atmospheric theatre style.

Where to eat near the Palais Theatre.

Horti Hall, Hemstritch Studio

31 Victoria Street, Melbourne

The home of Victorian Opera, historical Horti Hall with its classical architectural features has played a significant role in Melbourne’s social life since the 1870s. Located in the CBD with access for people with disabilities, Hemstritch Studio provides a relaxed setting for concerts, recitals, talks and cabaret – an environment in which to linger and mingle.

Glimpses from Ransom 3 October 2020
Richard Mills Talks 8, 15, 22, 29 October 2020

All our venues are easily accessible by car, bus, train or tram. Victorian Opera supports the use of public transport as per its sustainable development policy. Plan your public transport journey.