Spreckels Organ Society

Photos – Saturday May 26

Spreckels Organ Society celebrated with its park neighbors to mark the 150th anniversary of the park’s founding. Raúl played two afternoon concerts, captured in photos here:

http://sosorgan.org/photogallery/2018/180526raul/

 

Sunday May 27 concert at 2 p.m.

San Diego Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramírez will play a free one-hour concert at 2 p.m. on Sunday May 27 featuring the following musical selections:

America
Eugene Gigout (1844-1925)
Toccata in B minor (from Dix Pièces pour Orgue, 1890)
Movie time!
That’s Entertainment – One – I could have danced all night (arr. RPR)
Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
Prelude, Fugue and Chaconne in C BuxWV 137
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Golliwog’s Cakewalk (from Children’s corner)(arr. RPR)
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C major BWV 564
Charles Marie Widor (1844-1937)
Allegro from Symphony VI Op.42 N.2
National Anthem
Please note that as San Diego celebrates the 150th anniversary of its wonderful Balboa Park on Saturday May 26, Raúl will offer two brief concerts at 1 p.m. and again at 2p.m. as part of FIESTA BOTANICA!

Sunday May 20 concert program

Come to enjoy this hour-long free public organ concert beginning at 2 p.m. on Sunday May 20. San Diego Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramirez will present the following musical selections:

America the Beautiful

 Eugène Gigout (1844-1925)

     Toccata in B minor

 J.S. Bach (1685-1750)

     Toccata BWV 564

Claude Debussy (1862-1918)

     Golaways Cakewalk (from Children’s corner)

Antonio Soler (1729-1783)

     Sonata de clarines in C (winner last Sunday)

J.S.Bach

     Adagio and fugue BWV 564

Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)

     Rhapsody Op.7 N.1

Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)

     Allegro from Symphony VI Op.42 N.2

 National Anthem

Upcoming concerts

Sunday May 20 – Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramirez – 2 p.m. for one hour

Saturday May 26 – Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramirez – 1 p.m. for twenty minutes and again at 2 p.m. for twenty minutes as part of the Fiesta Botanica park-wide celebration of the 150th anniversary of the park’s founding.

Sunday May 27 – Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramirez – 2 p.m. for one hour.

Sundays in June – Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramirez – 2 p.m. for one hour each Sunday.

Concert for 2 p.m. Sunday May 13

Celebrate Mothers Day by attending this exhilarating hour-long Organ Concert by San Diego Civic Organist Emeritus Robert Plimpton. It’s free! Musical selections:
America the Beautiful arr. Robert Plimpton
Marche Moderne Edwin H. Lemare, (1865-1934)
Prelude and Fugue in E Major Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
Carnival of the Animals (selected movements) Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921) Transcribed for organ by Ekaterina Melnikova
With poetry by Odgen Nash read by Ross Porter
Introduction and Royal March of the Lions
Hens and Roosters
Tortoises
The Elephant
Kangaroos
The Cuckoo in the Deep Woods
Personages with Long Ears
Pianists
The Swan

Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho Spiritual, arr. Joe Utterback (b. 1944)
Finlandia Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
Transcribed for organ by H. A. Fricker

The National Anthem