The German tenor, Pacal Salzman, is still a sudent at the Musikhochschule "Franz Liszt" in Weimar. He sings in the local church choir. Together with Christian Thadewald-Friedrich, a fellow student who studied two semesters over him and simultaneously operates as Kantor in Ohrdruf, he designed and organized the Chorprojekt. The Stadtrodaer Sängerinnen und Sängern with the Kirchenchor im Landkreis Gotha performed together Giovanni Battista Pergolesi;s Stabat mater and J.S. Bach's Cantata BWV 186 on March 29, 2015 in Ohrdruf and on April 3 in Stadtroda.
Source: Ostthüringer Zeitung Stadtroda Website (February 5, 2015), English translation by Aryeh Oron (July 2015); Photo 01: Carola Frindert