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Juan Paradell Solé, organ

Juan Paradell Solé, Titular Organist of the Sistine Pontifical Chapel Choir, Vatican

Juan Paradell Solé is titular organist to the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel Choir and performs regularly at all papal liturgies in St Peter’s Basilica. He is also first organist of the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome and Professor of Organ and Gregorian chant at the ‘L. Refice’ Music Conservatory in Frosinone. Born in Igualada (Barcelona), he studied organ with Professor Montserrat Torrrent at the Barcelona Music Conservatory. In 1973 he moved to Rome to follow organ studies and composition with Professor Monsignor V. Miserachs. Following his graduation in Rome he spent three years of specialization in Germany with Professor Günther Kaunzinger. In addition to his liturgical and teaching work, he maintains a busy concert schedule throughout Europe, Russia, Syria, South America, participating in important international organ festivals. He has recorded for Italian national radio and TV, Vatican radio, German radio of Berlin, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Radio S. Paulo of Brazil and Catalunya Music.


Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Toccata in D minor, BWV 538

3 variations on the chorale Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten, BWV 690, 691, 642

Fugue in D minor, BWV 538

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

Largo in E minor (Arr. Bengt Berg)

T. Garbizu (1910-1989)

Toccata con diapente

P. A.Yon (1886-1943)

Humoresque “L’organo primitivo”, Toccatina for Flute

C. Panone (b. 1965)

Ave Maris Stella

J. Guiridi (1886-1961)

Variaciones sobre un tema Vasco

J. Callaerts (1886-1961)

Toccata in E minor  op.29

Performer photo
Juan Paradell Solé