Spreckels Organ Society

Sunday July 25

This Sunday’s Live Concert at the Pavilion features guest organist Martin Green.

Musical Program:

“America”                                                                                                  

Concerto del Sigr. Tomaso Albinoni                                                     

Johann Gottfried Walther (1684-1748)

Allegro – Adagio – Allegro

Trois Improvisations pour Grand Orgue                                              

Louis Vierne (1870-1937). 

Transcribed by Maurice Duruflé

I. Marche épiscopale

II. Méditation

III. Cortège

“Nimrod” from Enigma Variations                                                       

Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

Fireworks Music Suite                                                                          

George Frederick Handel (1685-1759)

I. Overture

II. Bourrée

III. La paix (Largo alla Siciliana)

IV. Minuet

V. La réjouissance

Fanfare to the Tongues of Fire

Larry King (1932-1990)

Cinco Danzucas Populares                                                                      6:00

Miguel Perez (b 1976)

Danzuca Mordida

Danzuca de las Hachas

National Anthem                                                                                       2:00

Twilight Concerts 2021

The “Twilight in the Park” concert series for 2021 has been posted at the Organ Pavilion.

These concerts are produced by the City’s Park & Recreation Department. They’ll take place every Tuesday – Wednesday – Thursday in August for one hour starting at 6:30 pm.

No Admission Charge – No Reserved Seating.

Premiere concert: Tuesday, August 3 – Marine Band San Diego.

Sunday July 18

At 2 p.m. Pacific Time on Sunday July 18, a live concert will be offered free to the public at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park.

At the same time, a re-post of a concert from September, 2020, will be offered at this link:

July 31 Live Celebration

Reopening Celebration Concert Saturday July 31

Join the fun beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 31 as the Spreckels Organ Pavilion is the place for a community celebration.

Online or Live July 11

Live concerts continue at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion as Guest Artist Alison Luedecke plays July 11 at 2 p.m. (see program details below).

Online, you can watch a video replay from September that will rebroadcast at 2 p.m. PDT featuring Raúl Prieto Ramírez. CLICK HERE FOR THE LINK TO THE VIDEO where program information is already posted.

If you are attending the live concert, the program information is here:

Star Spangled Banner                                    introduction by Mary Beth Bennett

Rondeau                                                         Jean Joseph Mouret
                                                                        (1682-1738)

Toccata in G                                                    Theodore Dubois
Marcietta                                                         (1837-1924)
March Sortie

Sonata II:                                                             Felix Mendelssohn
        i. Grave                                                        (1809-1847)
        iv. Allegro maestoso e vivace

Guest Organist Michele Eggleston plays:
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645        J. S. Bach
                                                                        (1685-1750)

Fantasy in G major, BWV 572                              J. S. Bach

Hymn to Joy                                                     arr. Lani Smith
                                                                        (1934-2015)

Double Fugue on “My Country Tis of Thee”        John Knowles Paine
                                                                        (1839-1906)