German Record Label Motette Psallite Officially Presents the Complete Organ Works of Johann Sebastian Bach at Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas, Texas

Caruth Auditorium of SMU in Dallas, Texas

Dallas, Texas - On Sunday, October 1st, the renowned German record label Motette Psallite, represented by its director Giovanni Solinas, held a remarkable presentation at the packed Caruth Auditorium of SMU in Dallas, Texas. The event marked the important milestone of the official presentation in America of the complete organ works of Johann Sebastian Bach, a project promoted in collaboration with organist Stefan Engels, Prof. of organ at SMU, and Motette Psallite Verlag. Within an extraordinary concert titled "SMU Meadows Music - Fisk Op. 101 30th Anniversary Alumni Organ Concert", Giovanni Solinas delivered a speech that contributed to making the event even more significant. The concert, celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of the Fisk organ, featured the participation of nine internationally renowned organists from various American states, including Christopher Anderson, George Baker, Dean Billmeyer, Stefan Engels, Benjamin Kolodziej, Barbara Marquart, Wolfgang Rübsam, Carole Terry, and Ross Wood.

Prof. Stefan Engels, Giovanni Solinas, Samuel S. Holland, Ph.D., Algur H. Meadows Dean

The event was opened by Samuel S. Holland, Ph.D., Algur H. Meadows Dean, and moderated by Michael Barone, the well-known host of the "Pipedreams" program on National Public Radio.

Michael Barone and Giovanni Solinas

The musical experience provided was truly unique, enriched by book presentations, recordings, and compositions of the highest caliber. In particular, Giovanni Solinas had the exceptional privilege of officially presenting in America the complete organ works of Johann Sebastian Bach, a project involving SMU, organist Stefan Engels, and the prestigious record label Motette Psallite.
SMU made it possible for audiences to enjoy the event through the live broadcast, accessible via the following link:

Born in Alghero, Giovanni Solinas currently serves as the Director of Music and Organist at the Church of St.Cornelius und Peter. Additionally, he holds the position of General Director at the German record label Motette Psallite.

Presentation and speech by Giovanni Solinas (VIDEO):

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