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Ensemble

Extraordinary Artistic Freedom

The Francesco Siciliani Prize
at Sagra Musicale Umbra,
by GIUSEPPE PENNISI

 

The highest point of the Sagra Musicale Umbra 2014 (Tolerance and Enlightenment, 22 September 2014) was the very special concert in the Upper Church of the Basilica of St Francis in Assisi on 13 September for the award of the 'Francesco Siciliani Prize'. The prize is awarded every other year after a world-wide competition. The idea was that of HE Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, Chairman of the Pontifical Council of Culture. In 2011, at an international seminar on 'Music and Faith', Ravasi stressed the importance of contemporary music dealing with religious and spiritual themes...

Copyright © 24 September 2014 Giuseppe Pennisi,
Rome, Italy

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ITALY

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH

GIUSEPPE VERDI

IGOR STRAVINSKY

DARIUS MILHAUD

JAN LADISLAV DUSSEK

LUIGI DALLAPICCOLA

CHORAL MUSIC

ORGAN MUSIC

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

PIANO MUSIC

PERCUSSION MUSIC

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