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.

Anima Mundi 2020 postponed to 2021

19 July 2020

The 20th edition of the Anima Mundi festival has been suspended for 2020. The confirmation of what we already imagined came with the Decree Law of 16 May 2020, n.33 which prohibits gatherings and, therefore, the big concerts scheduled indoors for this summer. The XIII edition of the Anima Mundi competition for the best musical […]

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27 January 2020

The thirteenth edition of the Anima Mundi Competition of Composition expires April 17, 2020

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