I have never been to the opera, but always thought it would be an interesting venture. I'm visiting Sydney for 6 days at the end of March, so I decided attending the opera is definitely one of my "must do's". You can't beat the Sydney Opera for location!
I'm excited because I subscribed to the Sydney Opera enewsletter and I just saw that Opera on Sydney Harbour (featuring Aida) will be happening when I'm there. SO very cool. There are no seats available yet to non-subscribers, but when they become available, I'm definitely going to try to grab one up.
My one concern is that I'm going to Sydney solo. I travel solo quite a bit so I'm comfortable with doing tours, eating meals, shopping, hiking, etc., solo. But going to the opera by myself feels...lonely...and "too noticeably," solo. I'd like the "whole experience"--dining and drinking nearby-- but, in this specific instance, it feels daunting. Does anyone have any ideas or suggestions to try and make it feel less uncomfortable? I'm not as worried about the event itself-- after all, the focus is on the stage, not fellow attendees-- but I guess it's the drinking and dining that worries me. Any suggestions would be truly appreciated!Edited: 12 August 2014, 16:20