07 September 2019 - 20 September 2019
ore: 20:30 - 22:30


Piazza Duomo
Piazza Duomo
56100 Pisa

The 19th edition of Anima Mundi, Festival of Sacred Music will be held in Pisa, from 7 to 20 September 2019, organized by the Opera della Primaziale Pisana.
Seven are the planned concerts, alternated in the suggestive and precious frame of the Cathedral and the Camposanto, for a journey through five centuries of music.

Concerts are free of charge. 
Tickets booking only on-line www.vivaticket.it starting from Wednesday 4 September.

The opening and ending concerts will be announced from the Welcome Fanfare up the Tower: starting from 20 the traditional welcome concert of horns, trumpets and trombones.
The audience of Anima Mundi have an opportunity to support, through free donations, several solidarity and assistance’s projects on the territory. The event is promoted by Arcidiocesi di Pisa-Caritas Diocesana.

Info and ticket office
c/o Museo delle Sinopie, Piazza Duomo 
tel +39 050 835029 
open 4 th – 20th Sept. Mon-Sat 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
10:00 am – 8:30 pm on concerts days (9:00 pm on 14th and 16th Sept.)


Daniel Harding will lead the opening concert Saturday 7 September in the Cathedral, with the magnificent Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, of which he is musical director. Requiem by Johannes Brahms, deposition of the romantic spirituality, who will committ two important voices as the soprano Hanna Husahr and the baritone Mark Stone.

A completely different world Monday 9 September in Camposanto: Kristian Bezuidenhout, main name in the execution with ancient instruments, suggest a journey in the heart of the classic style, playing music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Joseph Haydn

Still ancient music, but in the Cathedral, Tuesday 12 September: a glorious director and bands, Trevor Pinnock and The English Concert, to accompany Jakub Jozef Orlinski, a very young counter-tenor in pages of Georg Friedrich Händel and Antonio Vivaldi.

One more time in the Cathedral, Saturday 14 September:  the choir Costanzo Porta and the Orchestra Cremona Antiqua, conduct by Antonio Greco, will display the first execution of the 12th Anima Mundi International Competition of Sacred Music Composition’s winner.


Istrumental music in the Camposanto, with the tribute to Johann Sebastian Bach celebrate Monday 16 September by a performer among the most praised these days, Isabelle Faust, who will play the monumental series from Sonate e partite for solo violin.

Wednesday 18 September in the Camposanto Il Rossignolo, italian ensemble no less fanciful than influential, conduct by Ottaviano Tenerani, an exploration of the entertainment music of the 18th century by Georg P. Telemann, Musica su acqua and Musica da tavola I.

Simmetrically at the opening, the ending is also a big event, Friday 20 September in the Cathedral, with the Stabat Mater, sacred masterpiece of Gioachino Rossini, played by four famous solo artists.