All is ready for Assisi Pax Mundi that will start on the 9 of October with a great preview: the concert for pipe organ by Michele D’Agostino that is going to have place at 9pm in the Basilica of Saint Maria degli Angeli.
Sacred franciscan music is the protagonist of this international event. From the 15 to the 18 of October 2015 Assisi will house the second edition of Assisi Pax Mundi: a festival that was born to inspire the dialog through the music. Eleven choirs are going to land to Assisi.
Eleven choirs and more than 300 participants, seven franciscan locations, conferences and studies. Assisi is going to house the Music.
Saint Francesco prayed by singing. According to their tradition, the four franciscan families of Assisi, with the cooperation of the Papal Basilica of Saint Francesco Chapel Choir, promote the second international festival of Sacred Franciscan music. The object of this event is to support the culture of the sacred music connected to the figure of Saint Francesco and the Franciscan world.
Among the big news of this second edition, there is a Gospel choir, Charlie’s Gospel Angels, directed by Charlie Cannon (Alabama): they want let us understand how the franciscan message is modern and cross at the same moment. Unmissable is the inauguration of the new eco-save enlightenment of the Basilica of Saint Francesco. The festival will include conferences and concerts that will occur in the franciscan locations and their surroundings.
The higher moment of the festival will be the final concert where all attendees will sing all together. The event will close with the celebration of a solemn Mass in the Upper Basilica of Saint Francesco and the performance of the “Cantico delle Creature” of P. Domenico Stella. All chorus and instrumental groups will participate.