VII Festival Internazionale di Musica e Arte Sacra
October 12 - November 30, 2008


Part one

Sunday 12 th October 2008, 8.30 pm
Basilica of St John Lateran (apse)
Johann Sebastian Bach, The Art of Fugue BWV 1080
in the version of Hans-Eberhard Dentler
Ensemble Arte della Fuga
Carlo Parazzoli, violin
Raffaele Mallozzi, viola
Hans-Eberhard Dentler, violoncello
Francesco Bossone, bassoon
Antonio Sciancalepore, contrabass

13th October 2008

 

Monday 13th October 2008, 6.00 pm
Basilica of St Paul Outside the Walls
Anton Bruckner, Symphony n. 6
Vienna Philharmonic
Conductor Christoph Eschenbach
Concert in the presence of His Holiness                           
Pope Benedict XVI

13th October 2008



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Part two

Monday 17th November 2008, 9.00 pm Academic Hall of the Pontifical Institute of Sacred Music
Concert for piano and organ
with works by Bach/Busoni, Liszt and Guillou

with Jean Guillou (piano and organ) and Johannes Skudlik (organ)

 

Tuesday 18th November 2008, 9.00 pm Academic Hall of the Pontifical Institute of Sacred Music
Concert for organ and trumpet
with works by Martini, Bach, Messiaen, Hakim, Eben

with Simon Preston (organ) and Reinhold Friedrich (trumpet)

 

Wednesday 19th November 2008, 9.00 pm Church of St Louis of the French
Concert for organ with works by Messiaen, Hakim
with Naji Hakim

 

Thursday 20th November 2008, 9.00 pm Church of St Paul Inside the Walls
Concert for organs and percussion
with works by Scarlatti, J.S. Bach, Vivaldi, W.F. Bach, Guillou
with Jean Guillou, Martin Baker, Vito Gaiezza, Roberto Bonetto, Jürgen Wolf,
Jürgen Geiger, Bernhard Buttmann, Giampaolo di Rosa, Winfried Bönig (all organ),
Hélène Colombotti (percussion) and Johannes Skudlik (organ and direction)

 

Saturday 22nd November 2008, 9.00 pm Basilica of St Ignatius of Loyola in Campo Marzio 
Stephen Edwards, Requiem for my Mother
Continuo Arts Symphonic Chorus and Orchestra
The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor Candace Wicke

Part three

Wednesday 26th November 2008, 5.00 pm 
Basilica of St Peter in the Vatican

Holy Mass celebrated by His Eminence Angelo Cardinal Comastri
Archpriest of the Vatican Basilica


Gregorian Chant
Choir of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
Conductor Peter Latona

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Venite Populi KV 260 (248a)
Joseph Haydn, Missa Solemnis in B flat “Harmoniemesse” HOB. 22.14
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, “Magnificat” from Vesperae de Confessore KV 339
Youth Orchestra of the Americas, Gächinger Kantorei
Conductor Helmuth Rilling

26th November 2008
Wednesday 26th November 2008, 9.00 pm 
Basilica of St Mary Major

“Music for a Mass in honour of the Immaculate”
with works by Victoria, Monteverdi, Marenzio etc.

Choir of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
Conductor Peter Latona

26th November 2008 - Helmuth Rilling
Thursday 27th November, 9.00 pm – Basilica of St John Lateran (apse)
Franz Joseph Haydn, The Last Seven Words Of Christ on the Cross
String Quartet of the Vienna Philharmonic
Comment and reciting voice Msgr. Pablo Colino
Marcello Nardi, cantor

 

Friday 28th November 2008, 9.00 pm 
Basilica of St Mary Major

Johannes Brahms, Ein deutsches Requiem
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Rundfunkchor Berlin
Alexandra Coku, soprano
Detlef Roth, baritone
Conductor Marek Janowski

28th November 2008
Saturday 29th November 2008, 9.00 pm – Basilica of St Paul Outside the Walls
“Music from the European Cathedrals”
with works by Palestrina, Monteverdi, Gabrieli, Frescobaldi, Croce, Perosi, Krämer
Wind Ensemble „Dom zu Speyer“, Speyerer Domchor
Philharmonischer Chor an der Saar, Chor der Saarländischen Bachgesellschaft
Conductor Leo Krämer
Sunday 30 th November 2008, 9 pm - Basilica of St Ignatius of Loyola in Campo Marzio
Johann Sebastian Bach, Musicalisches Opfer BWV 1079
in the version of Hans-Eberhard Dentler
I Solisti del Thema Regium
Artistic Director Hans-Eberhard Dentler