Spreckels Organ Society

Sunday concert program

Sunday August 19 at 2 p.m., enjoy a free hour-long concert in the Pavilion featuring San Diego Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramírez:

America the Beautiful
Marcel Dupré (1886-1971)
Finale Op.18 N.15

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Prelude and Fugue in G major BWV 541

Steven Ball, guest organist for our Silent Movie Concert tomorrow Monday at 7:30pm
– selection announced from stage –
Johann Jacob Froberguer (1616-1667)
Canzona FbWV 305
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
Danse Macabre (arr. Lemare)
Rhapsodie Op.7 N.1

Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911)
Finale (from Sonate N.1 in D minor)

National Anthem

Monday Aug. 20 – Silent Movie Night

The irresistible Harold Lloyd stars in “Safety Last” (1923) on the silver screen in the organ pavilion. The musical accompaniment will be provided by Steven Ball, whose work at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City and other venues has distinguished him as one of America’s leading theatre organists. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. with Steven offering “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” and a musical suite from “Wicked.” Then once it’s dark, the movie begins! It should finish up by 9:30. 

Photos – Rising Stars Night

Great photos now online at the link below to show this year’s Rising Stars. Pictured here: Reilly Xu standing at the console to turn pages for brother Bruce Xu.

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Sunday Concert: August 12

At 2 p.m., enjoy a free hour-long Organ Concert by San Diego Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramírez featuring the following musical selections:
America the Beautiful
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
Improvisation Op.150 N.7
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Toccata, adagio and Fugue in C Major BWV 564
Cameo appearance – Reilly Xu, Monday Night Concert Artist
George Gershwin (1898-1937)
Eugene Gigout (1844-1925)
Toccata in B minor (from Dix Pièces pour Orgue, 1890)
Cameo appearance – Bruce Xu, Monday Night Concert Artist
George Harrison (1943-2001)
While My Guitar Gently Weeps
William Walton (1902-1983)
Orb and Sceptre
Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)
I-Allegro (from Symphony VI Op.42/2)
National Anthem

Photos – August 6 concert

Lisa Shihoten and Ken Cowan offered a beautiful music program on Monday, August 6, 2018.

Ken leads the appaulse for Lisa's performance.

For the full set of pictures taken by volunteer photographer Bob Lang, go to: