Anima Mundi, Sacred Music Festival | Pisa
09/09/2022 - 24/09/2022
ore: 20:30 - 22:30
The ‘Anima Mundi’ Festival is the traditional International Festival of Sacred Music, organised by the Opera della Primaziale Pisana and now in its 21st edition.
Seven concerts are scheduled, alternating as always in the evocative setting of the Cathedral and the Camposanto, for a journey through five centuries of music.
Friday 9 September in the Cathedral: Missa Solemnis op. 123 by Ludwig van Beethoven, conducted by Andrew Manze
Monday 12, in the Camposanto: three Capricci and the Campanella by Niccolò Paganini, alongside pages by Johannes Brahms, Alfred Schnittke and Henryk Wieniawski.
Wednesday 14, in the Cathedral: two sacred masterpieces by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: the Ave verum, and the Requiem KV 626, preceded by Franz Joseph Haydn’s Libera me.
Friday 16 September in the Camposanto: Vicens Prats, first flute soloist of the Orchestre de Paris, and harpist Magdalena Hoffmann with a programme ranging from the 18th to the 20th century
Sunday 18 September in the Camposanto: tribute by soprano Sabina von Walther and pianist Maurizio Baglini at Angelica Catalani’s funeral monument.
Tuesday 20 September in the Cathedral: Paolo Furlani, Ave Maria, winning piece of the 14th edition of the Anima Mundi Composition Competition, concert with a children’s choir
Saturday 24 September in the Cathedral: Giuseppe Verdi’s Requiem Mass, composed in 1873 in memory of Alessandro Manzoni. World-renowned conductor Hartmut Haenchen will perform it with the Halle ensemble and a quartet of singers.
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