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December, 7th 2024 at 5:30 PM

Paul VI Hall - Vatican city

Entry with a free invitation ticket

The Concert

The “Concert for the Poor and with the Poor” was created in 2015 from an idea by Riccardo Rossi and Gualtiero Ventura to provide an experience of art and culture to the most disadvantaged people. Since its first edition, the Concert has received the Blessing of Pope Francis, benefiting from the use of the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican.

    with the poor

    Since the first edition, the venue for the concert has been the evocative Paul VI Audience Hall in the Vatican, which can accommodate around 8,000 people, including more than 3,000 seats reserved for the less fortunate: homeless people, migrants, detainees with special permits, and those living in mental and social distress. They are given the privilege of being the “special guests” of the event.

    with the poor

    Since the first edition, the venue for the concert has been the evocative Paul VI Audience Hall in the Vatican, which can accommodate around 8,000 people, including more than 3,000 seats reserved for the less fortunate: homeless people, migrants, detainees with special permits, and those living in mental and social distress. They are given the privilege of being the “special guests” of the event.

    Yours is a concert with the poor.
    This “with” is the key.
    Moving from “for the poor” to “with the poor.”
    We start with “for,” but we want to arrive at “with.”
    And this is Christian.

    Pope Francis

    Yours is a concert with the poor.
    This “with” is the key.
    Moving from “for the poor” to “with the poor.”
    We start with “for,” but we want to arrive at “with.”
    And this is Christian.

    Pope Francis

    • IV Concerto con i Poveri

      2023
    • IV Concerto con i Poveri

      2023
    • III Concerto con i Poveri

      2019
    • III Concerto con i Poveri

      2019
    • II Concerto con i Poveri

      2016
    • II Concerto con i Poveri

      2016
    • II Concerto con i Poveri

      2016
    • I Concerto con i Poveri

      2015

      artists

      From the very beginning, the great event has seen the participation of prestigious names in the field of international music. The editions have featured renowned conductors such as Daniel Oren, Speranza Scappucci, Ennio Morricone, Nicola Piovani accompanied by the constant presence of Monsignor Marco Frisina. Under their direction, prestigious symphony orchestras and choirs have taken turns, such as the Salerno Philharmonic Orchestra Giuseppe Verdi, the Rome Sinfonietta Orchestra, the Italian Cinema Orchestra, the Choir of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia, and the Choir of the Diocese of Rome.

      • IV Concerto con i Poveri

        2023
      • IV Concerto con i Poveri

        2023
      • III Concerto con i Poveri

        2019
      • III Concerto con i Poveri

        2019
      • II Concerto con i Poveri

        2016
      • II Concerto con i Poveri

        2016
      • II Concerto con i Poveri

        2016
      • I Concerto con i Poveri

        2015

        artists

        From the very beginning, the great event has seen the participation of prestigious names in the field of international music. The editions have featured renowned conductors such as Daniel Oren, Speranza Scappucci, Ennio Morricone, Nicola Piovani accompanied by the constant presence of Monsignor Marco Frisina. Under their direction, prestigious symphony orchestras and choirs have taken turns, such as the Salerno Philharmonic Orchestra Giuseppe Verdi, the Rome Sinfonietta Orchestra, the Italian Cinema Orchestra, the Choir of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia, and the Choir of the Diocese of Rome.