SPRECKELS ORGAN SOCIETY AND SAN DIEGO CIVIC ORGANIST
RAÚL PRIETO RAMÍREZ PRESENT AN:
ALL BACH CELEBRATION
In honor of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Birthday
Sunday, March 22, 2020, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Spreckels Organ Pavilion, Balboa Park
No cost admission
The Spreckels Organ Society presents an All Bach Celebration concert in honor of Johann Sebastian Bach’s birthday (1685-1750). Celebrate with San Diego Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramírez on Sunday, March 22 at 2 p.m. at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park.
A magnificent baroque-era composer, Bach is arguably the most famous composer of all time and many of his most familiar works were written for the pipe organ. Experience musical excellence when Ramírez performs Bach’s work on San Diego’s Spreckels Organ, the largest outdoor musical instrument in the world. Musical selections will include many well-known works including the Toccata and Fugue in D Minor.
San Diego Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramírez is an elite International Concert Organist known for his powerful personality, passionate expressiveness and Mediterranean sense of musicality. As the only full-time Municipal Organist in the world, Raúl presents 52 different programs a year in San Diego, most of which are performed entirely from memory. In addition to which he enjoys a busy international schedule with concerts at major Festivals and Concert Halls.
“I encourage all San Diegans to fully enjoy what makes San Diego such a unique and special place,” said Ramírez, “and to come to the Spreckels Organ Pavilion to open their hearts and soul for a weekly dose of passion for life through the amazing power of music.”