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ANIMA MUNDI International Festival of Sacred Music Pisa – 15 September – 1 October 2010 | Traveling Easy
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ANIMA MUNDI International Festival of Sacred Music Pisa – 15 September – 1 October 2010 | Traveling Easy

Comes to tenth edition of the International Festival of Sacred Music Anima Mundi, Abbiati Italian critics award. Entering places unique and rich history, the Cathedral and the Monumental Cemetery of Pisa, music acquires an additional significance, spiritual and emotional, and reiterates its expressive power, the truth of the language that belongs and which he knows give us a share.
From 15 September to 1 seven nights in October that have large international performers and the public Unique musical events, designed specifically for the appointment of Piazza dei Miracoli. The Anima Mundi festival is organized by the Opera of the Primate Pisana, with the invaluable support of the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di San Miniato, the Municipality and the Province of Pisa, Catholic Insurance Company and Gi Group SpA. and for the fifth year is headed by Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Like last year all Free concerts will be scheduled and entry coupons will be available approximately two days before each concert.

Sir John Eliot Gardiner for editing 2010 has developed a Program through five centuries of sacred music, a steep path masterpieces, news, rediscovered, able to tell the evolving forms of expression and artistic results, Vespers of the Blessed Virgin by Claudio Monteverdi (compounds in 1610), to track the young Jerome Deraco, winner of 2010 the composition competition organized by Anima Mundi.

In the seven events that develop from 15 September to 1 October, tribute to the anniversaries of some great Italian composers - with Claudio Monteverdi, Carlo Gesualdo, Giovan Battista Pergolesi, Bernardo Pasquini, Luigi Cherubini - joins the works of Johann Sebastian Bach, Igor Stravinsky, Sergei Rachmaninov. Bach talks with his contemporary, whom he greatly admired Pergolesi, Stravinsky was inspired by the personality of Gesualdo and delivers the personal baroque music on the horizon of modernity.


15 September
Pisa, Cathedral
G. B. Pergolesi, JSBach, t. Merula John Eliot Gardiner, Director

English Baroque Soloists

17 September Pisa, Cathedral

C. Monteverdi, Vespers of the Blessed Virgin for only, choir and orchestra (1610)

The Monteverdi Choir English Baroque Soloists, His Majestys Sagbutts & Cornetts

John Eliot Gardiner, Director

18 September Pisa, Monumental Cemetery

P. Maxwell Davies, The Juggler of Notre Dame

The musicians of the Santissima Annunziata Matilda Cappelletti, director

Guido Corti, coordination and direction

21 September Pisa, Monumental Cemetery

for 250 years after the birth of Luigi Cherubini

Quartet Savinio

Cherubini Harmony

25 September Pisa, Cathedral

In. Stravinsky, C. Gesualdo

In all Labyrintho, Walter Testolin, Director

Italian Youth Orchestra, Nicola Paszkowski, Director

29 September Pisa, Cathedral

t. Kverno, G. Deraco, B. Pasquini

Musicanova Coro di Roma, Fabrizio Barchi, Director

Capella Tiberina, John Caruso, Director

01 October Pisa, Cathedral

with. Rachmaninov, Vespers for choir a cappella op. 37

Cappella Russian State in Moscow

Valery Poliansky, Director

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