Inspired by an artistic idea put forward by Maestro Giuseppe Sinopoli, the International Sacred Music Festival “Anima Mundi”, which began in 2001, is one of the most important and prestigious events of its kind both in Italy and abroad.
Starting from the sixth edition in 2006, the new artistic director of Anima Mundi is Sir John Eliot Gardiner, who has considerably strengthened with his choices the extraordinary relationship between music and architecture that houses the event.
The Festival, consisting of 7 concerts held in the incomparable setting of the Cathedral and Camposanto, is generally scheduled between September and October.

11th Anima Mundi Competition – the winner

20 July 2018

The winner of the edition of the 11th Anima Mundi International Competition of Sacred Music Composition announced by the Opera della Primaziale Pisana and the Anima Mundi Festival of Sacred Music is Andrea Baratti. The committee composed of John Eliot Gardiner (Jury President), Mgr. Marco Frisina, Mgr. Aldo Armani, Maestro Antonio Greco and Maestro Guido […]

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19 July 2018

Anima Mundi certainly has not needed to mature its eighteen years of holding events to fully come of age. It is undoubtedly an achievement worth celebrating and it’s not the only one this year. In fact, on 26 September 1118 Pope Gelasius II consecrated the Cathedral of Pisa to Santa Maria Assunta. Nine hundred years […]

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