Spreckels Organ Society

Program for Sunday May 6

San Diego Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramírez will offer an hour-long public concert featuring the following musical selections:

America
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)  Toccata and Fugue in D minor BWV 565
Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)  Toccata in D minor BuxWV 155
Movie time!  The Sound of Music (arr. RPR)
Antonio Soler (1729-1783)  Sonata de clarines
Louis Vierne (1870-1937)  Berçeuse (from  “24 pièces en style libre” Op.31)
Leon Boellmann (1862-1897)  Suite Gothique Op.25 (1895)
   Introduction-Choral
   Menuet gothique
   Priere a Notre-Dame
   Toccata
National Anthem

Sunday April 29 at 2 p.m.

Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramirez will perform a one-hour public concert featuring the following musical selections:

America

 Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Prelude and Fugue in G major BWV 541 

Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)

Toccata in F major BuxWV 157

Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643)

Bergamasca (from Fiori Musicalli, 1635)

Movie time!

One – Memory – Climb Every Mountain (arr. RPR)

 Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921)

Rhapsodie “sur des cantiques bretons” Op.7/3 (1866)

Leon Boellmann (1862-1897)

Suite Gothique Op.25 (1895)

Introduction-Choral

Menuet gothique

Priere a Notre-Dame

Toccata

National Anthem

Concert Photos: Saturday April 14

The Inaugural Evening Concert was a dramatic break from tradition! Photos here:

http://sosorgan.org/photogallery/2018/180414raul/index.htm#40

Program for April 22

Sunday the 22nd is Earth Fair in Balboa Park! Former San Diego Civic Organist Jared Jacobsen will present a free hour-long Organ Concert at 2 p.m. as part of the day’s busy schedule: “A CONCERT FOR EARTH DAY!”
“America”
Final from Symphonie I
Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
A Look Inside the World’s Most Complicated Musical Instrument
Fantasy in A Major, S. 572
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
The Cuckoo: Scherzino
Powell Weaver (1890-1951)
“To the Evening Star” from the opera Tannhaüser
Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
– transcribed for organ by Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
“The Ride of the Valkyries” from the music-drama Die Walküre
Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
– arranged for organ by Clarence Dickinson and Charlotte Matthewson Lockwood
Yangtze Doodle
Sylvia Sheblessy (20th century)
Fanfares and Antiphons, 1992
Brent Weaver (b. 1958)
The Mephisto Waltz
Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
– transcribed for the Spreckels Organ by Jared Jacobsen (b. 1949)
America’s National Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner

Concert Program: Saturday Evening April 14

This Inaugural Evening Concert starts at 7:30 p.m. featuring Raúl Prieto Ramirez, San Diego Civic Organist

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The Journey of the Artist

…from the darkness of Devils to the bright truth of beauty

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Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921)

      Danse Macabre (arr. Lemare)

Franz Liszt (1911-1886)

Mephisto Waltz N.1 “The Dance in the Village Inn”

      (arr. Raúl Prieto Ramírez)

Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)

Suite Op.5

Preludio

Siciliene

Toccata

Claude Debussy (1862-1918)

Claire de Lune (arr. Raúl Prieto Ramírez)

Richard Wagner (1813-1883)

Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg

     (arr. Raúl Prieto Ramírez)

Narration by Walter Ritter, Write Out Loud

Special Thanks to concert sponsors Jean Samuels and Chester Yamaga!