The polyphonic choir “Musica Nova” was founded in 2004 by the will of Father Giuseppe Murdaca. Since 2006 the direction has passed to Alessandra Montenero, who takes care of all the artistic and musical choices. The repertoire ranges from ancient and modern classical polyphony to spiritual singing. He has participated in numerous festivals and concerts. He animated the Solemn Pontifical Mass on the occasion of the feast of St. Rita (Cascia – 22 May 2013); animated the Solemn Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica on the occasion of the Jubilee of Choirs (Rome January 2016); he was chosen to represent the province of Reggio Calabria at the I Regional Review of Polyphonic Choirs held in Catanzaro on May 20, 2017; he animated the Solemn Mass on the occasion of the Epiphany of Our Lord at the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli in Porziuncola – Assisi. He participated in the Oratorio and in the recording of the CD “A Passiuni du Signuri” by Maestro Vincenzo Panuccio. He participated in the concert “Shema’ Israel” directed by Msgr. Marco Frisina.
He recorded the CD “Chants” produced by Musitalia.
It is based at the Church of St. Francis of Assisi (Reggio Calabria) and animates the evening Mass on Sunday and all solemnities.