Spreckels Organ Society

Concert Program for Sunday June 9

At 2 p.m. on Sunday June 9, enjoy a free hour-long Organ Concert by San Diego Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramírez, featuring the following musical selections:

America the Beautiful
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
Improvisation Op.150 N.7
Camille Saint-Saëns
Danse Macabre (arr. E. Lemare)
Agustin Lara (1900-1970)
Freddy Mercury (1946-1991)
 Bohemian Rhapsody (arr. RPR)
Juaquin Turina (1882-1949)
 Orgía (from fantastic dances, arr.RPR)
Movie time!
 The Sound of Music Medley
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
 Fugue in D major BWV 532/1
National Anthem

Photos: June 2 concert

Young organists with instructor Leslie Wolf Robb and Raúl Prieto Ramírez after the June 2 concert. More photos by Robert Lang are online at:

June 24: A Tribute to Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd

This summer’s San Diego International Organ Festival starts with a bang on Monday, June 24: it’s a tribute night to the music of Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin, featuring Raúl on the organ accompanied by Richard ‘T-Bone’ Larson (drums), Andrew McKeag (guitar), Ariel Levine (guitar), Kenseth Thibideau (bass guitar), with Lauren Leigh Martin and Ryan Kuntz (vocals) – and a light show produced by “Operation: Mindblow.” –– Come early to get your seat! — !

This concert — and the whole festival — is produced by the Spreckels Organ Society with no-cost admission open to all.

Concert Program: June 24 – 7:30 p.m.
Eugene Gigout: Toccata in B minor, organ solo
Led Zeppelin: Communication breakdown
Led Zeppelin: Kashmir
Led Zeppelin: Thank you
Queen: Bohemian Rhapsody, organ solo
Led Zeppelin: The Immigrant Song
Led Zeppelin: Stairway to Heaven
Intermezzo for pedal solo
Pink Floyd:

Shine on you crazy diamond
Us and Them
Any Colour You Like
Brain Damage


Concert Program for Sunday June 2

Free hour-long Organ Concert at 2 p.m. Raúl Prieto Ramírez will host young organists on the Pavilion stage for the following musical selections:

America the Beautiful
Eugène Gigout (1844-1925)
Toccata in B minor
Remarks from the Spreckels Organ Society and the American Guild of Organists
Janet Correll (b. 1942): The Cuckoo and the Nightingale
Johann Christoph Bach (1642-1703): A Mighty Fortress
Aska Enomoto (Novice Division)
G. Ronnberg: Song of the Wind
Christopher Cook: Toe-Kata #1
Blake Bundschuh (AGO/Spreckels Award Novice Division)
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Golliwog’s Cakewalk
Clair de lune
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Prelude and Fugue in G Major BWV 557
Gordon Young (1919-1998) Prelude in Classic Style
Declan Bohley (Advanced Division)
Edward Elgar (1857-1934): Nimrod
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Fugue in G Minor BWV 578
Stephen Priest (AGO/Spreckels Award Advanced Division)
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
               Toccata and Fugue in D minor BWV 565
National Anthem
SPECIAL THANKS to Leslie Wolf Robb and Christopher Cook and to the American Guild of Organists, San Diego Chapter, for making this concert possible!

Photos: Memorial Day Weekend

Here’s a link to the photos that Bob Lang has posted to document the Memorial Day Weekend concert, featuring music from Game of Thrones