Robert Lang’s photos of the August 12 concert are now posted online at:
Isabelle Demers played a fine concert!
Here’s a special note about the Society’s hardworking volunteer photographer: Bob’s work is posted at Nelson Photo Supplies as their featured artist of August 2019. Go by their new location to see some of Bob’s most exciting photos:
Raúl will play the Spreckels Organ for an hour as a special feature of the “Twilight in the Park” concert series, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday August 13. Musical selections will be announced from the stage. As always, this is a free concert. COME EARLY to enjoy the FREE ICE CREAM furnished by the Friends of Balboa Park, whose annual Ice Cream Social is part of the concert.
On Monday night Augsut 12 at 7:30 p.m., the International Organ Festival continues with a concert by Isabelle Demers. Known as the diminutive dynamo of the organ world, she is head of the organ program at Baylor University, Texas, and stands as one of North America’s most virtuosic organists. Demers has enraptured listeners world-wide with spell-binding performances and has enchanted standing-room-only audiences who call her back to the stage with “Demers fever.” Concert Program:
J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Organ Concerto in a minor after Vivaldi BWV 593
Adagio senza pedale a due claviere
Jason Roberts (b. 1980) – Two Scherzos
Oskar Lindberg (1887-1955) – Gammal Fäbodpsalm
Charles Tournemire (1870-1939) – Choral Improvisation sur le Victimae Paschali Laudes
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) – Allegro con brio from Symphony #5 op. 67 in c minor, trans. Demers
Charles-Valentin Alkan (1813-1888)
Douze études pour les pieds seulement
Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971) – Three Movements from Petrushka, trans. Demers
The Shrovetide fair
Bob Lang has posted a set of photos from the August 5 concert of organist Thomas Ospital. Click on this link:
Pictured here is an August 5th photo of Society trustee Brandon Carpenter, volunteering as a concert greeter.
Free hour-long Organ Concert by San Diego Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramírez featuring the following musical selections: