Spreckels Organ Society

Coming November 8 – Online concert

CLiCK HERE FOR THE LINK to the Online Concert that premieres at 2 p.m. on Sunday November 8, so you can get your weekly dose of great organ music from the heart of Balboa Park!

Program of music:
Johann Sebastian Bach – Prelude in G Major BWV 568
Leroy Anderson – The Typewriter
Anonymous (18th Century) – Batalla Famosa
Bach – Concerto in G Major BWV 571/1
Franz Liszt – Ave Maria from Arcadelt S. 183/2
Liszt – Mephisto Waltz N.1 S.514
The National Anthem

Nov. 1 – Online Concert – 2 p.m.

CLICK HERE FOR THE LINK — so you can celebrate Halloween with Raul Prieto Ramirez as he offers a seasonally-inspired hour-long concert on the Spreckels Organ via YouTube. The video premieres at 2 p.m. PACIFIC STANDARD TIME — remember to “Fall Back” on all tyour timepieces this weekend!

Musical Program for November 1:

Johann Sebastian Bach – Toccata and Fugue in D minor BWV 565

Sergei Rachmaninoff – Prelude in C# minor Op.3 N.2

Sergei Prokofiev – Suggestion Diabolique Op.4 N.4

Leon Boellmann – Toccata from Suite Ghotique Op.25

Louis Vierne – Toccata in B mionor

Modest Mussorgsky / Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov – BaBa-Yaga & the Great Gate of Kiev (from Picctures at an Exhibition)

Online Concert Sunday Oct. 25

CLICK HERE FOR THE LINK to the new online concert premiering at 2 p.m. this Sunday, Oct. 25 on YouTube. Musical Program:

Fred Stansfield – Expo: Official March of the 1915 Exposition

Johann Sebastian Bach – Prelude and Fugue in G minor BWV 535

Claude Debussy – Two Arabesques

Franz Liszt – Mephisto Waltz N.1 S.514

National Anthem

No live concerts are being held at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion. The City of San Diego is not issuing permits for any public gathering there, though individuals and familty groups are welcome to stroll through Balboa Park observing the new civic habits of Social Distancing.

Online Concert Sunday Oct. 18

CLICK HERE FOR THE LINK to Sunday’s concert, premiering at 2 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time. Raul introduces great works of organ music and makes the Spreckels Organ sing for you and the world for an hour. The concert will premiere at 2 p.m. with Live Chat (and your chance to vote for your favorite piece) and then will be available for re-viewing for a few days after that.

For the October 18, concert, Raul will reprise the audience-voted favorites of recent concerts! Musical Selections:

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Fantasia in A minor BWV 561

Agustín Lara (1897-1970)
-arranged for organ by Raúl Prieto Ramírez

Vincent Lübeck(1654-1740)
Prelude in D minor

Queen, Bohemian Rhapsody
-arr. Raúl Prieto Ramírez

Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
Prelude & Fugue on B.A.C.H. S.260/2

The Star-Spangled Banner

Online Concert: Sunday Oct. 11

New concert video premieres at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 11. CLICK HERE FOR THE LINK to see it on YouTube. To be posted as soon as available.

Here’s the music program for the concert:

Agustín Lara (1897-1970) Granada -arranged for organ by Raúl Prieto Ramírez

Félix Mendelssohn-Barholdy (1809-1847) Sonata IV in B-flat Major Op.65 N.4

I-Allegro con brio

II-Andante religioso


IV-Allegro maestoso e vivace

Franz Liszt (1811-1886) Concert Study N.2 “La leggierezza” -transcribed for organ by Raúl Prieto Ramírez

Gaston Litaize (1909-1991) Prélude et danse fuguée (1964)

The Star Spangled Banner