19-24 Nov 2003. Organised by the Pro Musica e Arte Sacra Foundation. All proceeds will go to projects focusing on sacred music and the restoration of sacred art. Many great names are on the programme and all concerts take place in Romes basilicas, except for the closing event in Loreto (Ancona).

19 Nov Liturgical celebration with Gregorian chant by the Cappella Musicale della Basilica di S. Pietro conducted by Pablo Colino (17.00). St Peters basilica.

20 Nov Concert by the Neue Dsseldorfer Hofmusik and the choir of the Cologne Cathedral conducted by Eberhard Metternich. Music by Bach (20.30). S. Maria Maggiore.

21 Nov Chamber music concert by the Hilliard Ensemble. Music by Orlando di Lasso and Palestrina (20.30). S. Giovanni in Laterano.

22 Nov Concert by the Wiener Philharmoniker and the Arnold Schoenberg Choir conducted by Nicholas Harnoncourt. Handels Oratorio The Creation (20.00). S. Paolo fuori le Mura.

23 Nov Concert by the Chamber Orchestra of St Petersburgs Philharmonic and the Master Chorale of the USA conducted by Paul Salamunovich. Music by Mozart (21.00). S. Giovanni in Laterano.

24 Nov Concert by the Chamber Orchestra of St Petersburgs Philharmonic and the Choir of Speyer Cathedral conducted by Leo Kramer (21.00). Pontifical Sanctuary of the Holy House of Loreto (Ancona).

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II Festival Internazionale di Musica e Arte Sacra.

For booking and information tel. 066869187, www.festivalmusicaeartesacra.net