D. Harding, Ph. Giannelli

Five centuries of music in Anima Mundi’s nineteen edition, which will be held from 7 to 20 September, the second one with Daniel Harding as artistic director. He will lead the opening concert, with the magnificent Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra accompanied by the Choir, universally recognise among the best in the world. Seven are the planned concerts, alternated as usual in the suggestive and precious frame of the Cathedral and the Camposanto.

by Opera della Primaziale Pisana
artistic direction Daniel Harding

Cathedral, Saturday 7 September, 20:30
Opening concert

Hanna Husahr, Soprano
Mark Stone, Baritone

Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra and Choir
Marc Korovitch, Choirmaster

Daniel Harding, Conductor 

Johannes Brahms, Ein deutsches Requiem op.45

Camposanto, Monday 9 September, 20:30

Kristian Bezuidenhout, Fortepiano

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sonata in do maggiore KV 309, Rondò in la minore KV 511, Fantasia in do minore KV 475

Franz Joseph Haydn, Variazioni in fa minore Hob:XVII:6
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sonata in do minore KV 457

Cathedral, Thursday 12 September, 20:30

Jakub Jozef Orlinski, Counter-tenor

The English Concert

Trevor Pinnock, Conductor

Georg Friedrich Händel, Concerto grosso in sol maggiore op.6 n.1
Antonio Vivaldi, Stabat Mater RV 621

Antonio Vivaldi, Sinfonia in si minore “Al Santo Sepolcro” RV 169
Nicola Fago, Tam non splendet sol creatus
Georg Friedrich Händel, Concerto grosso in re maggiore op.6 n.5

Cathedral, Saturday 14 September, 21:00

Choir Costanzo Porta

Ensemble Cremona Antiqua

Antonio Greco, Conductor

Claudio Monteverdi, selection from Madrigali guerrieri, et amorosi, Messa a quattro voci et salmi, Selva morale et spirituale
 Salomone Rossi, Quarto Libro de Varie Sonate: nn. II, IV, VIII
Gabriele Caselli, Ubi caritas et amor (Winner track of 12th edition of Anima Mundi’s Competition of composition)

Cathedral, Monday 16 September

Isabelle Faust, Violin

Johann Sebastian Bach, Sonate BWV 1001 e 1003, Partita BWV 1002

Johann Sebastian Bach, Partite BWV 1006 e 1004, Sonata BWV 1005

Camposanto, Wednesday 18 September, 20:30

Il Rossignolo

Ottaviano Tenerani, Conductor

George Philipp Telemann, Musica sull’acqua and Musica da Tavola I
Johann Sebastian Bach, Trio Sonata BWV 527

Cathedral, Friday 20 September, 20:30

Sabina von Walther, Soprano
Aurora Faggioli, Mezzo-soprano
Davide Giusti, Tenor
Simón Orfila, Bass

Choir of the Municipal Theatre of Piacenza
Corrado Casati, Choirmaster

Orchestra Haydn of Bolzano and Trento

Robert King, Conductor 

Giuseppe Verdi, Ave Maria, Laudi alla Vergine Maria
Gioachino Rossini, Stabat Mater

Torre, 7 and 20 September, 20:00
Welcome fanfare


Rules on admission to concerts

The concerts for the Festival of Sacred Music Anima Mundi will be free.

The booking of tickets for all the concerts scheduled can be made only online www.vivaticket.it/eng/ starting from 4 September at 10:00, while stocks last. Booking online closes anyway at 18:00 on the date of concert.

Access to the online booking needs a registration and under the same name can be booked up to two per person per concert. Vouchers thus obtained can be converted with the regular admission ticket only on the day of the concert at the Ticket office Anima Mundi, from 10:00 to 19:30. Tickets not collected will be released for the concert in the evening, only at the Secretariat from 19:30.

For you safety and that of the monuments that will host the concerts (the Cathedral and the Camposanto), the layout is with just two sections, numbered and unnumbered seats, and admission can only be granted to regular ticket holders.

There are no special areas reserved for disabled persons within the monuments; tickets are free for everyone. Those with restricted mobility and wheelchair users only who wish to attend the concerts should email animamundi@opapisa.it to ensure that appropriate spaces are available, in compliance with safety regulations.

The concerts are free to attend and of the highest quality; they are not suitable for children. Esteemed guests are requested to consider the possibility that children may disturb the enjoyment of other members of the audience.

Booking by phone or email is not allowed.


at Sinopie Museum
Piazza del Duomo Pisa
tel +39050835029 (only working starting from 4 September)
open from 4 to 20 September Mon-Sat 10:00-18:00
from 10:00 to 20:30 on the concert day (to 21:00 on 14 and 16 September)

The Secretariat reserves the right to make changes for unplanned organisational reasons in order to ensure a fair distribution of tickets to all applicants, in accordance with safety rules. Such changes will be notified in the press and on the website of Opera della Primaziale Pisana, section ‘EVENTS’.

Matilde Meucci matilde.meucci@spaini.it