Pick of the week classical and opera
Handa Opera on the Harbour
Opera Australia presents Madama Butterfly, with Hiromi Omura as Cio-Cio-San. The production features two giant inflatable orbs representing the sun and the moon, and two episodes of fireworks. Fleet Steps, Mrs Macquaries Point, Sydney. Opens Friday, 7.30pm. Tickets: $79-$330. Bookings: (02) 9318 8200 or online. Duration: 2hr 45min, including 35min interval. Until April 12.