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20/10/1973 Queen Elizabeth II opens Sydney Opera House

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1973: Queen Elizabeth II at the Official Opening of Sydney Opera House, October 1973

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The Opening Concert of the Sydney Opera House part 3

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1973: Sydney Opera House: a brief history of its design and construction

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Sydney Opera House Opening 1973

The Sydney Opera was designed by a Danish architect Jørn Utzon, however as he resigned from the project, because of his disputes with the Ministry of Public Works, he was not invited to the opening. The opening was broadcast and accompanied by fireworks and a performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9.