Spreckels Organ Society

Concert program for Sunday July 28

At 2 p.m. on Sunday July 28 enjoy a free hour-long Organ Concert by Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramírez featuring the following musical selections:

America the Beautiful
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
Improvisation Op.150 N.7
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Toccata BWV 564/1
Zez Confrey (1895-1971)
Dizzy fingers (arr. RaulPrietoRamirez)
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Adagio BWV 564/2
Agustin Lara (1900-1970)
 Granada (Arr. Raúl Prieto Ramírez)
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Fugue BWV 564/3
Louis-Nicolas Clerambault (1676-1749)
 Basse et dessus de trompette
Charles-Marie Widor (1862-1897)
 I-Allegro, from Symphony VI Op.42 N.2
National Anthem

Upcoming Concerts

Sunday July 28 at 2 p.m. – Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramírez returns to the bench after a few weeks in Spain for a one-hour concert.

Monday July 29 at 7:30 p.m. – Surprise! The organist scheduled for the concert, Hector Olivera, has had to cancel due to an urgent but not life-threatening medical issue. The substitute organist for this date will be David La’O Ball, Organist at Christ Cathedral of Orange County.

Sunday August 4 at 2 p.m. –  Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramírez

Monday August 5 at 7:30 p.m. – French Organist Thomas Ospital

Photos – Kitten and Rainbows

Volunteer photographer Bob Lang boosts our site with “click bait” like you’ve never seen before! See the whole set of photos from the amazing July 22 concert by Richard Conte and Andrew Ennis at this link:


Concert program for Sunday July 21

At 2 p.m., the public is invited to a free hour-long Organ Concert presented by guest organist Gabriel Arregui, Sub-Organist and Assistant Choirmaster of St Paul’s Cathedral, San Diego. The following musical selections will be performed:

Toccata on O Filii et Filiæ — Lynnwood Farnam (1865-1930)
Toccata and Fugue in F Major —Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
Suite Gothique —Léon Boëllmann (1862-1897)
Andantino —Edwin H. Lemare (1865-1934)
Three Pieces for Violin and Piano by Fritz Kreisler, transcribed for Hammond Organ by Ethel Smith
    Schön Rosmarin
    Tambourin Chinois
Claire de Lune —Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Toccata —Gueorgi Mouchel (1909-1989)

Photos – July 15 concert

Bob Lang’s great photos from Monday July 15 include several full-moon moments, including this one. See the full set at: