The Sydney Symphony Orchestra leads Australia’s first international Make Music Day event with global livestream of Verdi’s Requiem concert

Live from the iconic Sydney Opera House, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra will mark Australia’s first flagship event in the international Make Music Day celebrations with a global broadcast of its performance of Verdi’s Requiem on 21 June.

Kicking off the celebrations held in over 800 cities in 120 countries, a livestream of the nation’s pre-eminent orchestra performing Verdi’s Requiem will be available free of charge at and will be available for 24 hours from 6.30pm on Thursday, 21 June AEST.

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra invites music lovers worldwide to join them in celebrating music. Verdi’s Requiem will be led by international opera and concert conductor, Oleg Caetani, and feature Angel Blue (soprano), Catherine Carby (mezzo-soprano), Diego Torre (tenor) and Jérôme Varnier (bass) as soloists, and The Sydney Philharmonia Choirs.

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra is passionate about sharing music with people as widely as possible, regularly touring internationally and throughout regional New South Wales, Australia. Wherever you are in the world, join Australia’s leading orchestra in this unprecedented Make Music Day celebration with Verdi’s spectacular masterpiece, Verdi’s Requiem.

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra livestream of Verdi’s Requiem is made possible with the support of Create NSW, ABC Classic FM, Sydney Opera House Creative Learning, Music Australia and the Australian Music Association. Read the full information release here  –  SSO leads Australia’s first Make Music Day livestream

Read more on the Make Music Day website.