At the weekly 2 p.m. free organ concert on Sunday, Nov. 5, a host of talent joins Organist Alison Luedecke to celebrate Panama’s Independence Day!
Guest musicians: Organist Michele Eggleston, Baritone John Polhamus, Percussionists Arnie Schoenberg, Cynthia Hernandez and Roy de Vries. Plus Dancers of the “Conjunto Folklorico Sonares de mi tierra” led by Vielsy Monteiro.
Special welcome to Panama’s Consul General in Los Angeles, Raquel Victoria Alfaro Estripeaut!
Meditation on America Noel Goemanne
Toccata in d minor, BWV 565 J. S. Bach
(featuring Michele Eggleston)
Fugue in d minor, BWV 565 J. S. Bach
Hornpipe Humoresque Noel Rawsthorne
The Emporer’s Fanfare from the 6th Concerto Antonio Soler
San Diego (1914) Burt H. Carlson
(featuring John Polhamus, baritone)
Expo: The Official March (1915) Fred Stansfield
Panama National Anthem ”Himno Panama”
La Murga de Panama
Panemeño, Panameña, Vida mia
Star Spangled Banner
No Halloween movie is showing this year at the Organ Pavilion, but there’s other spooky fun to be had:
In Balboa Park, the Haunted Trail is open every day during the week before Halloween (Hours: Sunset to 11 p.m.)
Saturday October 28 the Park celebrates Halloween Family Day sponsored by the Balboa Park Conservancy from 11 a.m .to 4 p.m
Saturday, October 28 – 7PM—The Theatre Organ Society of San Diego presents Silent Film screenings sith Russ Peck performing the scores – 3902 Kenwood Dr. Spring Valley CA 91977 – Box office opens 6 p.m. Shorts: Felix the Cat in SWITCHES WITCHES (1927), Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy in DO DETECTIVES THINK? (1927), then the Three Fatties in HEAVY LOVE (1926). Followed by the silent feature THE CAT AND THE CANARY (1927).
Saturday Oct 28 at 4 p.m. in Copley Symphony Hall: Ratatouille in Concert. Watch the Academy Award winning film Ratatouille on the big screen while the beloved score by composer Michael Giacchino is performed live by the San Diego Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Scott Dunn.
Tuesday, October 31 – 7:30 p.m. at the Balboa Theatre (4th & E Streets downtown). Hear Russ Peck on the Wonder Morton Organ for ½ hour, then watch cult classic Night of the Living Dead. Costume Contest too! Call for tickets – 619-570-1100.
At 2 p.m., the one-hour concert will consist of the following selections:
Der Erlkönig, Op. 1 – Franz Schubert (1797-1828) Transcription: Thomas Mellan
Études d’exécution transcendante, S. 139- Franz Liszt (1811-1886) No. 5, Feux Follets – Transcription: Thomas Mellan
Phantasie und Fuge über des Thema B-A-C-H – Franz Liszt
(syncretic version by Jean Guillou)
Ballade de l’Impossible – Thomas Mellan
(contemporaryGrande Pièce Symphonique, Op. 17 – César Franck (1822-1890)
The National Anthem