Legion of Honor Spreckels Organ

Legion of Honor Spreckels Organ, 2022. Photograph by Gary Sexton

View extraordinary art as you listen to a free organ concert at the Legion of Honor every Saturday at 4 pm.

About the organists

Jonathan Dimmock is a recitalist, accompanist, ensemble musician, recording artist, and writer. A graduate of Oberlin and Yale, he was the first American to hold the prestigious position of organ scholar of Westminster Abbey. He has also served three American cathedrals: St. John the Divine in New York City, St. Mark’s in Minneapolis, and Grace in San Francisco. Jonathan lives in San Francisco where he is principal organist at the Legion of Honor, organist for the San Francisco Symphony, director of music at Congregation Sherith Israel, and a freelance performer. He is cofounder of the highly acclaimed American Bach Soloists, founding director of Artists’ Vocal Ensemble, and founder and executive director of the Resonance Project. He is one of the few organists in the world to tour on six continents. He has recorded more than 50 CDs including a Grammy winner with the San Francisco Symphony.

Angela Kraft Cross is a San Francisco Bay Area organist, pianist, and composer. She graduated from Oberlin College and Conservatory of Music in 1980 with bachelor’s degrees in physics and organ performance. In 1993, she completed her master of music degree in piano performance at the College of Notre Dame. She has given over five hundred concerts on organ and piano across the United States, in Canada, England, Holland, France, Hungary, Lesotho, and Guam, including such venues as Notre Dame Cathedral, Saint–Sulpice, and the Madeleine in Paris; Washington National Cathedral in Washington, DC; and St. Patrick’s Cathedral and St. Thomas Church in New York City. She has been featured soloist with local Bay Area ensembles (Master Sinfonia Orchestra, Soli Deo Gloria, Sine Nomine, Masterworks Chorale, Viva la Musica, and the San Jose Symphonic Choir), as well as Seattle’s Philharmonia Northwest Chamber Orchestra, and the Skagit Symphony in northern Washington. She has also served as faculty and/or performed in Pipe Organ Encounters in San Francisco, San Diego, and Stanford.

Schedule

Ticket info

Free for Bay Area residents. Advance tickets recommended. No additional concert ticket required. Seating is limited on a first-come first-served basis. Every Saturday, we offer free general admission to all residents of the six Bay Area counties; additional fees may apply for special exhibitions.

Contact info

Public Programs
publicprograms@famsf.org
415.750.7694

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