Spreckels Organ Society

Photos: Finale Concert

 

The August 28 concert brought Carol Williams back to the Organ Pavilion in style! Councilmember Chris Ward presented San Diego’s proclamation of Carol as Civic Organist Emerita. And that was only the beginning of the fun!

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See the whole photo set at this link:

http://sosorgan.org/photogallery/2017/170828finale/index.htm#15

Concert for Sunday Sept 3 at 2 p.m.

Here’s the set of musical selections for Sunday’s concert:

America the Beautiful
Overture to Donna Diana  –  Emile Reznicek / Pittorino
Prelude and Fugue in G major BWV541  –
J. S. Bach (1685-1750)
Andante Espressivo – Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
Prelude and Fugue in G minor  –
Marcel Dupre (1886-1971)

Improvisation

Carmen Suite – Georges Bizet / Pittorino
Prélude
Habanera
Chanson du Toréador
Séguedille
Danse Bohème

The National Anthem

Monday August 28 at 7:30 – Season Finale Concert

At 7:30 p.m. on Monday August 28, Carol Williams will play the Spreckels Organ for the finale concert of the 30th season of the Society’s International Summer Organ Festival. She will play solo for the first half of the concert, then after intermission she’ll be joined onstage by the members of the “Carol Williams Band” to offer a musical salute to one of rock-n-roll’s leading legends, The Doors. The concert is preceded by a Beer Tasting event fundraiser for the Society that begins at 5 p.m. Join us for an amazing evening!

Photos: Movie Night

Here’s a link to the Movie Night photos:

http://sosorgan.org/photogallery/2017/170821movie/

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Sunday Concert August 27

This Sunday it’s not an anonymous performer – it’s Dr. Carol Williams, Former San Diego Civic Organist and current Artistic Director, Spreckels Organ Society. She’s returning to San Diego, where on Monday night she’ll be performing the finale concert of the Summer Organ Festival (featuring a musical tribute to The Doors). Sunday at 2 p.m. her concert will feature the following musical selections:
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America the Beautiful
Festiva! – Carol Williams (Contemporary)
Fantasia – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)
Te Deum – Charles Tournemire (1870-1939)
Sousa on Parade – Arr. Carol Williams
Andromeda, Op. 19 – Carol Williams
Praise Thee Lord – Iver Kleive (Contemporary)
The National Anthem