Also at the night, the Italian handmade Petrocelli double keyboard harpsichord purchased by the AASSM Branch Office was used for the first time. Dr. Detlev Wolter, the Consul General of Germany, French and German Cultural Center managers, business people and art lovers attended to the concert, the soloists of which were the German Countertenor Kai Wessel and soprano Linet Şaul.
Tunç Soyer, Mayor of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality stated that it was a very special evening and said, “We listened to very refined and beautiful voices. We missed the concerts due to the pandemic. We are all excited. Today, there is a very valuable instrument added to the inventory of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, and we are proud of it. Izmir will once again achieve the tremendous identity it has had as a world city for centuries in the field of culture and arts.”
Dr. Detlev Wolter, Germany’s Consul General to Izmir, expressed his satisfaction with the organization and said, “We offer our special thanks to the team of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality.”