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IV INTERNATIONAL MEETING OF CHOIRS IN THE VATICAN

7-8-9 June 2024
Vatican CITY

Conference

Paul VI Audience Hall

June 7, 2024
from 9:00 to 19:00

The International Meeting will start on Friday, June 7, with the presence of great experts on sacred and liturgical music from all around the world. Conferences and testimonies from different contexts, in addition to practices and rehearsals that will actively involve all the participants are to be expected.

Mons. Marco Frisina, director of the Choir of the Diocese of Rome, will moderate the conferences and the panel discussions.

*All the interventions will be in Italian with simultaneous translation in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese based on linguistic presences.

Special Audience

Paul VI Audience Hall

June 8, 2024
10:00

The Meeting continues on Saturday morning, followed by a special Audience with Pope Francis.

It will be a unique moment, dedicated to the world of sacred and liturgical music; a sign of the great affection that the Pope has for all of those engaged in living and communicating the beauty of the Christian faith.

Concert

Paul VI Audience Hall

June 8, 2024
18:00

On Saturday afternoon, still in the Paul VI Audience Hall, there will be a great Concert: all the choir singers, united with the Choir of the Diocese of Rome and a special Symphonic Orchestra directed by Mons. Marco Frisina, will perform the most representative songs of the sacred and liturgical tradition, forming together a huge and unique Polyphonic Choir.

Holy Mass

St. Peter’s Basilica

June 9, 2024
10:30

The Meeting will close on Sunday with the Holy Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica.

All choir singers will animate the hymns. At the end of the celebration, it will be possible to attend the Angelus Prayer with the Holy Father in St. Peter’s Square.

Your presence in this Hall has permitted the resonance of music and song which somehow have gone beyond the walls: you have awakened the Vatican!
It is lovely to hear your melodies and perceive the joy and seriousness with which you, all together, give voice to the beauty of our prayers.

Speech of Holy Father Francis to the participants of the
III International Meeting of Choirs in the Vatican
24 November 2018

Your presence in this Hall has permitted the resonance of music and song which somehow have gone beyond the walls: you have awakened the Vatican!
It is lovely to hear your melodies and perceive the joy and seriousness with which you, all together, give voice to the beauty of our prayers.

Speech of Holy Father Francis to the participants of the
III International Meeting of Choirs in the Vatican
24 November 2018

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