Spreckels Organ Society

Valentine’s Day Online Concert

San Diego Civic Organist Raul Prieto Ramirez offers a St. Valentine’s Day concert on the Spreckels Organ that premieres at 2 p.m. Pacific Time on Sunday February 14. CLICK HERE FOR THE LINK to this special concert.

Musical Program for Valentine’s Day:

Edward MacDowell (1860-1908)
To a Wild Rose (10 woodland sketches)

Glenn Miller (1904-1944)
Moonlight Serenade
-trans. Raúl Prieto Ramírez

Pyotr Ilyic Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
Valse Sentimentale Op-51 N.26
-trans. Raúl Prieto Ramírez

Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562-1621)
Variation on “Onder een linde groen” SwWV 325

Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
Consolation S.172 N.3
-trans. Raúl Prieto Ramírez

Félix Mendelssohn-Barholdy (1809-1847)
Sonata IV in B-flat Major Op.65 N.4

Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
West Side Story (medley)
-arr. Raúl Prieto Ramírez

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Join us online: Sunday Feb. 7 at 2 p.m.

Sunday online concerts continue February 7 at 2 p.m. Pacific Time. CLICK HERE FOR THE LINK to see the one-hour video featuring Raul Prieto Ramirez playing the Spreckels Organ.

Musical Program for Feb 7
Bach – Toccata & Fugue in D minor BWV 565
Schostakovich – Lyrical Waltz, from Ballet Suite N.3
Elmore – Rhumba
Buxtehude – Prelude in D BuxWV 140
Danse Macabre Op.40
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Online Concert of Raul’s personal Faves on Sunday Jan. 31 at 2 pm Pacific Time

No live concerts are being held at the Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park till further notice. But you can enjoy a new one-hour concert on the Spreckels Organ -presented by San Diego Civic Organist Raul Prieto Ramirez – every Sunday at 2 p.m. online via YouTube. CLICK HERE for the link — to be posted as soon as available.

For this concert, Raul offers his personal favorite concert pieces.

Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)
Suggestion Diabolique Op.4 N.4
-transcribed for organ by Raúl Prieto Ramírez

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Prelude on the Choral “Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland” BWV 659

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Prelude & Fugue in E minor BWV 533

John Kander & Fred Ebb
New York, New York
-arranged for organ by Raúl Prieto Ramírez

Sebastián Aguilera de Heredia (1561-1627)
(Tiento de) Registro bajo de primer tono

Samuel Scheidt (1587-1654)
5 variations on the English song “Fortune my Foe”

Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
Concert Study N.2 “La leggierezza”
-transcribed for organ by Raúl Prieto Ramírez

Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
Mephisto Waltz N.1 S.514
-transcribed for organ by Raúl Prieto Ramírez

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Photo shoot: Holiday Concerts

Photographer Robert Lang offers an excellent set of photos that show video production at the Pavilion last month. Click here for the link:


Online Concert: Sunday January 24

Join us for the premiere of this week’s Spreckels Organ Concert video at 2 p.m. Sunday January 24. CLICK HERE FOR THE LINK to this week’s concert by Raúl Prieto Ramírez, San Diego Civic Organist.

Click on the photo to see the Sunday concert starting at 2 p.m.

Musical Program:

Guilmant – Finale, from Sonata N.2 in D Major Op.50

Bach – Prelude in G Major BWV 561

Widor – I-Allegro, from Symphony N.6 in g minor Op.42/2

Bach – Prelude & Fugue in C Major BWV 531

Liszt – Transcendental Etude “Wild Hunt” S.139 N.8

Turina – Orgia

Liszt – Ave Maria from Arcadelt S.183/2

Guilmant – Finale, from Sonata N.1 in D minor Op.42

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