Spreckels Organ Society

Holiday Programming on the Spreckels Organ

Enjoy an organ concert at the Pavilion every Sunday at 2 p.m. – rain or shine! Here’s a list of additional holiday occasions when the organ will play:

Saturday, November 30 – Community Christmas Center Opens – Organ Pavilion. Events from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Robert Plimpton playing the Spreckels Organ at about 4 p.m.

Friday December 6 – December Nights, Park-wide. Raúl Prieto Ramírez plays the Spreckels Organ 4:50 to 5:50 p.m.

Saturday December 7 – December Nights, Park-wide. Raúl Prieto Ramírez plays the Spreckels Organ 2:40 to 3:40 p.m. and in the evening from 8:10 to 8:25 p.m.

At the 2 p.m. Concert on Sunday, Dec. 15, the audience will be invited to sing along with the organ for Christmas Carols.

Sunday, December 15 – Special 6 p.m. Holiday Concert at the Organ Pavilion: Navy Band Southwest Wind Ensemble, San Diego Opera singers, and Raúl Prieto Ramírez on the Spreckels Organ.

Wednesday,  January 1, 2020—2 p.m. concert on the Spreckels Organ.

Concert program for Sunday Dec. 1

Free hour-long Organ Concert by Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramírez featuring the following musical selections:

America the Beautiful

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Toccata and Fugue in D minor BWV 565

 Louis-Nicolas Clerambault (1676-1749)

From Suite du premier ton (premier livre d’orgue, 1710)

Grand Plein Jeu – Fugue

Frederick Karam (1926-1978)

The Modal Trumpet

Louis-Nicolas Clerambault (1676-1749)

From Suite du premier ton (premier livre d’orgue, 1710)

Duo – Trio – Basse et dessus de trompette

Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)

Improvisation Op.150 N.7

            -audience favorite from last Sunday

Rhapsody Op.7 No.1

Louis-Nicolas Clerambault (1676-1749)

From Suite du premier ton (premier livre d’orgue, 1710)

Récits – Dialogue sur les grand jeux

 Joseph Jongen (1873-1953)

Introduction and Fugue from Sonata Éroïca, opus 94

 National Anthem

Jacobsen Celebration Concert: Photos

Robert Lang took some excellent photos to document the Celebration Concert honoring Jared Jacobsen that was held on November 23rd. Here’s a link:

http://sosorgan.org/photogallery/2019/191123jjmem/index.htm#47

Photos: November 17 concert

Robert Lang has photos from November 17 now posted at this link:

http://sosorgan.org/photogallery/2019/191117alison/

 

Sunday Nov. 24 at 2 p.m.: Concert Program

Enjoy a free hour-long Organ Concert by Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramírez, featuring the following musical selections:

America the Beautiful

 Charles-MarieWidor (1844-1937)

I-Allegro,from Symphony VI Op.42 N.2

 MovieTime! Glenn Miller (1904-1944): Moonlight Serenade

 MarcoEnrico Bossi (1861-1925)

Scherzo in g minor

ClaudeDebussy (1862-1918)

Clair de lune

CamilleSaint-Saëns (1835-1921)

Improvisation Op.150 N.7

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

ChoralLiesbter Jesu BWV 731

 FranzLiszt (1811-1886)

Prometheus,tone poem N.5 S.99 (arr. Jean Guillou)

 National Anthem