Spreckels Organ Society

Concert Program for Sunday, Jan. 19

At 2 p.m. enjoy a free hour-long Organ Concert presented by San Diego Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramírez, featuring the following musical selections:

America the Beautiful, arranged by Raúl Prieto Ramírez

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Prelude and Fugue in G Major BWV 541

Audience first choice last Sunday

Franz Liszt (1811-1886)

Prometheus, symphonic poem N.5 S.99

-arranged for organ by Jean Guillou

Claude Debussy (1862-1918)

Clair de lune, from Suite Bergamasque

-arranged for organ by Raul Prieto Ramirez

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Preludio y Fuga en Re Mayor BWV 532

National Anthem, arranged by Raúl Prieto Ramírez

Concert Program: Sunday Jan. 12

Raúl Prieto Ramírez offers the following musical selections in free one-hour organ concert beginning at 2 p.m.


J.S.Bach (1685-1750)
-Prelude in G major BWV 541/1


Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911)
-Pastorale, from Sonate I in D minor

Glenn Miller (1904-1944)
-Moonlight Serenade

-Fugue in G major BWV 541/2

L.N.Clerambault (1676-1749)
From Suite I
-Basse et Dessus de Trompete
-Dialogue sure les Grands Jeus

-Adagio, from.Sonate II

Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)
-Allegro, from Symphony VI, Op.42 N.2

National Anthem

Happy New Year! PHOTOS

Bob Lang was onhand to capture the moment at the New Years Concert played by Russ Peck and sung by Marco LaBastida. See the photos at this link:


Photos: the decade’s final concert

December 29, 2019 was the final concert of the decade at the Spreckels Organ. Here’s a link to photos from Robert Lang:



January 1, 2020 – 2 p.m. Concert Program

To celebrate the 105th birthday of the Spreckels Organ, a free hour-long concert will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, January 1, 2020, featuring organist Russ Peck and tenor Marco La Bastida.


— “America”

–“Winter” by Albert Gumble

–“Jing-A-Ling, Jing-A-Ling” by Paul Smith

–“Let It Go” by Lopez and Lopez

–“Light One Candle” by Peter Yarrow

–“Blue Danube” by Johann Strauss

With Marco LaBastida —

–“Aleluya” by Miguel Bernal Jiménez

–“Cancion de Navidad” by Carlos Gustavino

–“We Wish You a Merry Christmas”,  traditional

–“The Christmas Song” by Tormé and Wells

–“It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” by Pola and Wyle

–“Happy Christmas (War is Over)” by Lennon and Ono

–“Jingle Bells” by James Pierpont

–“Feliz Navidad” by José Feliciano

–Marco will clapping for the
“Radetzky March” by Johann Strauss

The National Anthem

Thanks to the Porter Family Fund at the San Diego Foundation

for sponsoring the New Years Day concert.

Coming up: Sunday concert, January 5 at 2 p.m.—Alison Luedecke, Organist.

San Diego Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramírez returns to the bench for the remaining Sunday concerts in January and onward.