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Recital--Organ Plus
Spreckels Organ Pavilion, 549 El Prado #10, San Diego, CA 92101, Balboa Park (San Diego, CA, United States)
Carol Williams, Jared Jacobsen, Robert Plimpton
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This New Year’s Eve, you are invited to experience an extraordinary, historic event – the Spreckels Organ Centennial Concert, a FREE public spectacular celebrating 100 Years, to the day, of the grand opening of the Spreckels Organ and Pavilion in Balboa Park! A grand procession led by two bagpipe bands opens the festivities which include stirring brass fanfare, a colossal 200-voice Centennial Choir, performances by Civic Organist legends, a time-machine visit from John D. Spreckels, a world-premiere organ composition written for the occasion by San Diego Civic Organist Dr. Carol Williams, and a fireworks finish! Free...

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Festival
The Spreckels Organ Pavilion (San Diego , CA, United States)
Carol Williams

The Spreckels Organ Society presents the Summer International Organ Festival, featuring world-class organists playing under summer skies, each Monday evening through August 25 at the historic Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park. Concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. and are free of charge. Monday Aug. 25 features the festival season finale, Come Dancing! with San Diego Civic Organist Carol Williams and special guests, the Moonlight Serenade Orchestra. Free

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The Spreckels Organ Pavilion (San Diego , CA, United States)
Donald MacKenzie

The Spreckels Organ Society presents the Summer International Organ Festival, featuring world-class organists playing under summer skies, each Monday evening through August 25 at the historic Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park. Concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. and are free of charge. Monday, Aug. 18 brings the always-popular Silent Movie Night featuring Scottish organist Donald McKenzie accompanying two silent film classics: Chasing Choo Choos with Monty Banks (1927, 23 min.), a madcap, runaway train adventure, and One Week (1928, 22 min.), a Buster Keaton comedy classic in which newly married Buster is given a build yourself house by his uncle…and one week to build it....

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The Spreckels Organ Pavilion (San Diego , CA, United States)
Kimberly Marshall

The Spreckels Organ Society presents the Summer International Organ Festival, featuring world-class organists playing under summer skies, each Monday evening through August 25 at the historic Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park. Concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. and are free of charge. Monday, Aug. 11 features Kimberly Marshall, performer, scholar, and Professor of Music at Arizona State University where she oversees the graduate organ studio. Free

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The Spreckels Organ Pavilion (San Diego , CA, United States)
Stewart Wayne Foster

The Spreckels Organ Society presents the Summer International Organ Festival, featuring world-class organists playing under summer skies, each Monday evening through August 25 at the historic Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park. Concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. and are free of charge. Monday, Aug. 4 reveals Stewart Wayne Foster, Director of Music and Organist of the Royal Poinciana Chapel in Palm Beach, Florida. Foster was previously Organist in Residence for the First Congregational Church in Los Angeles. Free

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The Spreckels Organ Pavilion (San Diego, CA, United States)
Sven Ingvart Mikkelsen

The Spreckels Organ Society presents the Summer International Organ Festival, featuring world-class organists playing under summer skies, each Monday evening through August 25 at the historic Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park. Concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. and are free of charge. Monday, July 28 brings Sven Ingvart Mikkelsen from his native Denmark, where he is the organist at Frederiksborg Castle Church in Hillerød. Joining Mikkelsen is Jens Romer, also from Denmark, who will perform on the bombarde. Free

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The Spreckels Organ Pavilion (San Diego , CA, United States)
Robert Plimpton

The Spreckels Organ Society presents the Summer International Organ Festival, featuring world-class organists playing under summer skies, each Monday evening through August 25 at the historic Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park. Concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. and are free of charge. Monday, July 21 brings back San Diego favorite Robert Plimpton, San Diego Civic Organist Emeritus and resident organist at the First United Methodist Church, known for his impressive mastery of the Spreckels Organ and his contagious laugh, along with special guest Marco Labastida, tenor. Free

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The Spreckels Organ Pavilion (San Diego, CA, United States)
Wyatt Smith

The Spreckels Organ Society presents the Summer International Organ Festival, featuring world-class organists playing under summer skies, each Monday evening through August 25 at the historic Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park. Concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. and are free of charge. Monday, July 14 highlights Wyatt Smith, passionate rising star of the organ world and graduate student at the Yale Institute of Sacred Music. He will be accompanied by distinguished San Diego-based soprano Priti Gandhi. Free

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The Spreckels Organ Pavilion (San Diego, CA, United States)
R. Jelani Eddington

The Spreckels Organ Society presents the Summer International Organ Festival, featuring world-class organists playing under summer skies, each Monday evening through August 25 at the historic Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park. Concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. and are free of charge. Monday, July 7 features R. Jelani Eddington, award-winning theatre organist who has toured throughout the world. Free

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The Spreckels Organ Pavilion (San Diego , CA, United States)
Monte Maxwell, with the US Navy Band Southwest

The Spreckels Organ Society presents the Summer International Organ Festival, featuring world-class organists playing under summer skies, each Monday evening through August 25 at the historic Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park. Concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. and are free of charge. Monday, June 30 brings Monte Maxwell, Chapel Organist and Director of Chapel Music and the Midshipmen Symphony Orchestra at the United States Naval Academy, with special guests Navy Band Southwest. Free

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