19th INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF SACRED MUSIC AND ART

with the Vienna Philharmonic as „orchestra in residence“



FIRST PART
from 12th until 14th September 2020
Barcelona


Saturday, 12th September 2020
Basilica Santa Maria del Pi

program to be defined

Sunday, 13th September 2020
Sagrada Familia

Anton Bruckner, Symphony No. 4
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (Austria)
Christian Thielemann, Conductor

Monday, 14th September 2020
Basilica Santa Maria del Mar
program to be defined

SECOND PART

from 11th until 17th November 2020
Rome and Vatican


The Fondazione Pro Musica e Arte Sacra dedicates the Festival 2020
to Saint John Paul II one hundred years after his birth.

Wednesday, 11th November 2020, at 9 pm
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola at Campus Martius

Musikkorps Bundeswehr (Germany)
Oberstleutnant Christoph Scheibling, Director
program to be defined

Saturday, 14th November 2020
Papal Basilica St. Peter in the Vatican


At 11 am
Spiritual Elevation

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Coronation Mass KV 317
Illuminart Philharmonic Orchestra and Illuminart Chorus (Japan)
Tomomi Nishimoto, Director

At 12 pm
Holy Mass celebrated by His Eminence Cardinal Angelo Comastri

J.S. Bach, «Grosse catholische Messe» in B minor
J.S. Bach-Stiftung - St. Gallen (Switzerland)
Rudolf Lutz, Director

Orasho
Illuminart Chorus (Japan)
Tomomi Nishimoto, Director

Saturday, 14th November 2020 at 9 pm
Papal Basilica St. Paul Outside the Walls

Georg Friedrich Händel, Halleluja and Dank sei Dir Herr from the oratorio „Der Messias“
Felix Mendelssohn, Lobgesang
Choir and Orchestra of the Schweizer Jugendmusikakademie (Switzerland)
Academic Choir of the University of Zurich (Switzerland)
Sloboan Todorovic, Director

Sunday, 15th November 2020 at 9 pm
Papal Basilica St. Paul Outside the Walls

Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 9
Illuminart Philharmonic Orchestra and Illuminart Chorus (Japan)
Tomomi Nishimoto, Director

Monday, 16th November 2020 at 9 pm
Papal Basilica Santa Maria Maggiore

Concert of sacred music with compositions of Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Schubert, Brahms, etc.
Vienna Boys’ Choir (Austria)
Manolo Cagnin, Director

Tuesday, 17th November 2020 at 9 pm
Concert of sacred music with compositions of Verdi, Dvorak, Tavior, Cross
Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra (Bulgaria)
Ashira Choir (Israel)
Itzhak Tavior, Director
Vocal chamber formation (Bulgaria)
Stanimira Manolo, Director
Zamir Choir (Germany)
Barbra Barell, Director
Soloists: Barbra Barell, soprano – James Clark, tenor – Nedy John Cross, baritone