WHAT PEOPLE SAY

“Raul Prieto Ramirez is a colossally talented organist. His fearless playing and at-times brazen registrations gave his eclectic program a nervy, exciting flair so often lacking in classical recitals”

 

—  Joey DiGiugielmo, Washington Blade

  • White YouTube Icon
  • White Instagram Icon
  • White Facebook Icon

-CALENDAR-

 

Select previous months to explore past concerts, hit "Today" button to return to the current date

-THE ARTIST-

A life on the Stage

Making a living from Cncertizing

A life on the stages all over the world. An organist who can make a living exclusively concertizing full time is extremely rare. As the only full time Municipal Organist in the world, Raúl presents 52 different programs just in San Diego (California), most of which he performs entirely from memory. In addition to which he enjoys a busy international schedule with concerts at major Festivals and Concert Halls, jury duty at international competitions as well as Masterclasses at major Universities and Conservatoires like Indiana University or Moscow Conservatory among others.

  • Facebook - White Circle
  • LinkedIn - White Circle
  • Twitter - White Circle

Artistic Director

Changing lifes through the Power of Music

The "Organ Project" for Spanish National Orchestra in Madrid Concert Hall rescued the cancelled recital series with an increase from tens to hundreds and a widely successful educational program (read more); The Sursa American Organ Competition in partnership with Moscow International Organ Competition built bridges between young organist in USA and Russia (read more); The Mataro-Barcelona International Summer Organ Festival -already through its 9th season- created a deep relationship between a city and its main historic organ and music (read more); The Barcelona International Summer Academy offer students from all over the world an environment for deep musical study and shared passion (read more).

  • Facebook - White Circle
  • LinkedIn - White Circle
  • Twitter - White Circle

Breaking Boundaris

A free Spirit on and off the Stage

An absolute free soul, Raúl don't care about bullies, boundaries or rules when it comes to expand his art. He organized the first silent movie organ concert in Spain in 2008 in Madrid Concert Hall; created a touring electronic organ in 2005 widely used in Spain and Andorra for outdoor performances until he got tired of it; developed numerous educational projects risking his concert career; regularly performed transcriptions in a country where those were considered a deviation; several of his own compositions have been premiered and recorded including his own concerto for organ and orchestra; he promotes composers to write and has commercially recorded new repertoire, as well as premiered numerous pieces with institutions like the Spanish National Choir; performed the first chamber concert with strings featuring Franck and Brahms Quintet and Quartet -transcribing the piano part for organ-; the list goes one and on... and yes, he also performs Rock concerts

  • Facebook - White Circle
  • LinkedIn - White Circle
  • Twitter - White Circle

Sharing a Passion

Commited with the Future

An absolute free soul, Raúl don't care about bullies, boundaries or rules when it comes to expand his art. He organized the first silent movie organ concert in Spain in 2008 in Madrid Concert Hall; created a touring electronic organ in 2005 widely used in Spain and Andorra for outdoor performances until he got tired of it; developed numerous educational projects risking his concert career; regularly performed transcriptions in a country where those were considered a deviation; several of his own compositions have been premiered and recorded including his own concerto for organ and orchestra; he promotes composers to write and has 

  • Facebook - White Circle
  • LinkedIn - White Circle
  • Twitter - White Circle

-VIDEOS-

-TESTIMONIALS-