Spreckels Organ Society Kicks Off Spring With Several Special Concerts
Spreckels Organ Society, a non-profit organization curating concerts and performances in the heart of Balboa Park, kicks off the spring with several special concerts.
All of the concerts are free admission and open to the public!
Spreckels Organ Society Spring Concerts Lineup
Happy Birthday to Bach | Sunday, March 26 at 2PM
Happy Birthday to Bach! This concert will be an All-Bach Music Concert to celebrate the famous composer credited as the greater among the great. Performed by San Diego Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramírez,
Bach’s Birthday Celebration will be an opportunity to enjoy and discover his best work.
Midsummer Night’s Dream + Mendelssohn | Sunday, Apr. 2 at 2PM
This concert will present a short advance of San Diego Civic Youth Ballets’ rendition of William Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream.
This magical, family-friendly ballet about the unexpected power of love is based on Shakespeare’s classic comedy and set to the enchanting music of Mendelssohn. Following the romantic adventures and misadventures of two pairs of mortal lovers, a mystical king and queen, an artist transformed into a donkey, and a mischievous fairy named Puck.
The SDCYB presentation of their newest show will be an abbreviated version of the full performance, directed by SDCYB Artistic Director Danika Pramik-Holdaway, preceding its show run at the historic Casa del Prado Theatre, April 6-8, 2023.
Following the preview, San Diego Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramírez will perform premier Mendelssohn selections.
The Enchanted Tail | Sunday, Apr. 23 at 2PM
This concert is one for the kids; San Diego Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramírez teams up once again with Opera 4 Kids for a presentation of “The Enchanted Tail.”
This show is written especially for young children and those young at heart. Performed by top opera singers, the show will be sung by Victoria Robertson (Soprano) and Bernardo Bermudez (BariTenor). The San Diego Children’s Choir will join the performance.
Since 1990, the San Diego Children’s Choir has been a leader in choral training for the young voice. As the area’s oldest and largest choral music education and performance program, more than 1,500 choristers ages 4-18 benefit from high quality music education and formative performance experiences each year.
Sunday Concerts, too!
In addition to these Spreckels Organ Society Spring Concerts, the Spreckels Organ Pavilion always hosts weekly concerts each Sunday at 2PM, showcasing the largest open air musical instrument in the world!
All concerts on the Spreckels Organ are free to the public in accordance with the 1915 Deed of Gift whereby the brothers John and Adolph Spreckels gave the organ and pavilion to the City of San Diego.
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See you there
These concerts in the beautiful backdrop of Balboa Park’s open-air venue are one-of-a-kind and a must-attend at least once each season!
For more information about the Spreckels Organ Society, visit here.
See you there, San Diego!