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2017

Mother Goose (ballet). 3 June 2017, 7:30 p.m., $10.00. Dancers of
Kat’s Performing Arts Studio; Kathy Thompson, choreographer & director. Bedford-North Lawrence Performing Arts Center, Bedford, Indiana, U.S.

Canciones populares infantiles español (selections). 22 June 2017, 6:30 p.m. Students of La Escuela Profesional de Canto Hansel y Gretel, María Dolores Campos, director. Salón de actos, Valladolid, Spain.


2016

“Janneman en Alemoer” Theme & Variations from Der Fluyten Lust-hoff. 13 February, 3:30 p.m. Margriet Greydanus, mandolin. Alquilone (house concert), Roden, Netherlands.

Danseries anciennes. 6 March 2016, 1:00 p.m., ¥ 2000. Filarmonica Mandolini Alba Sapporo, Tachibana Naotaka, cond. Sapporo Sun Plaza Concert Hall, Sapporo, Japan.

Canciones populares infantiles español (selections). 15 April 2016, 6:00 p.m. Students of La Escuela Profesional de Canto Hansel y Gretel, María Dolores Campos, director. Salón de actos, Valladolid, Spain.

“Bellerophon’s Exile” from Pegasus Suite. 24 April 2016, 2:30 p.m. Ava Rigsby, piano. Merrill Hall Annex 405, Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.

The Dartmoor Pixies (ballet). 4 June 2016, 7:30 p.m., $10.00. Dancers of Kat’s Performing Arts Studio; Kathy Thompson, choreographer & director. Bedford-North Lawrence Performing Arts Center, Bedford, Indiana, U.S.

Canciones populares infantiles español (selections). 20 June 2016, 6:00 p.m. Students of La Escuela Profesional de Canto Hansel y Gretel, María Dolores Campos, director. Salón de actos, Valladolid, Spain.

“Xochiquetzal” from Dioses aztecas. 12 October 2016, 8:00 p.m., € 5. Ferdinand Binnendijk, mandolin; Laurens de Man, piano. Waanders in de Broeren, Zwolle, Netherlands.

Canciones de Navidad español (selections). 11 December 2016, 1:15 p.m. Students of La Escuela Profesional de Canto Hansel y Gretel, María Dolores Campos, director. Salón de actos, Valladolid, Spain.

Canciones de Navidad español (selections). 18 December 2016, 12:30 p.m. Students of La Escuela Profesional de Canto Hansel y Gretel, María Dolores Campos, director. Cortes de Castilla y León, Valladolid, Spain.


2015

The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock. 1 March 2015, 3:00 p.m. Michael Dailey, tenor; San Domenico Orchestra da Camera, Ann Krinitsky, cond. Bettye Poetz Ferguson Hall of the Arts, San Domenico School, San Anselmo, California, U.S.

Sonatina No. 1 for Violin & Piano is reviewed in the May 2015 issue of American String Teacher, volume 65, no. 2, p. 67.

La Soirée des animaux (ballet). 6 June 2015, 7:30 p.m., $8.00. Dancers of Kat’s Performing Arts Studio; Kathy Thompson, choreographer & director. Bedford-North Lawrence Performing Arts Center, Bedford, Indiana, U.S.

Danseries anciennes. 27 June 2015, 9:00 p.m. Camilla Finardi Youth Orchestra. Ex Municipio, Toscolano-Maderno, Italy.

Jannemen en Alemoer from “Variations from Der Fluyten Lust-hof of Jaokb Van Eyck. Margriet Greydamus, mandolin. 18 October 2015, 3:00 p.m. Kunstenaarsherberg, Zweeloo, Netherlands.

Tombeau for Richard Dohrmann is reviewed in the November issue of American String Teacher, volume 65, no. 4, p. 63.


2014

“Spaniards” from Three Paintings by Nikolai Blokhin. 28 February 2014. Sinella Aghasi, violin; Jared Eben, piano. Snider Recital Hall, CSU Stanislaus, Turlock, California, U.S.

Les chats du Bagarreau (ballet). 24 May 2014, 7:00 p.m., $8.00. Katherine Brown, Kristin Hill, Erica Kirkman, Jane Kittaka, Adrien Poole, Tori Simpson & Mckenzie Wease, principals; Dancers of Kat’s Performing Arts Studio; Kathy Thompson, choreographer & director. Bedford-North Lawrence Performing Arts Center, Bedford, Indiana, U.S.

Les gravures de Gustave Doré. 25 June 2014, 9:00 p.m. Ferdinand Binnendijk, mandolin; Saskia Spinder, guitar. Doopsgezinde Kerk, Zwolle, Netherlands.

Southern Indiana Sketches. 2 December 2014, 7:30 p.m., free. Donald Newsom, piano. First United Methodist Church, Downers Grove, Illinois, U.S.

Southern Indiana Sketches. 8 December 2014, 1:30 p.m., private recital. Donald Newsom, piano. Westbridge at Wyndemere, Wheaton, Illinois, U.S.


2013

Berceuse. 23 April 2013, 7:30 p.m. Sinella Aghasi, violin; Kyle Wheaton, piano. Snider Recital Hall, CSU Stanislaus, Turlock, California, U.S.

Le grenier (ballet). 18 May 2013, 7:00 p.m., $8.00. Erica Kirkman, Tori Simpson, Mckenzie Wease & Adrian Poole, principals; Dancers of Kat’s Performing Arts Studio; Kathy Thompson, choreographer & director. Bedford-North Lawrence Performing Arts Center, Bedford, Indiana, U.S.

Variations on “Doen Daphne d’Over Schoone Maeght.” 24 May 2013. Ferdinand Binnendijk, mandolin. Provinciehuis Noord-Holland, Haarlem, Netherlands.

Variations on “Doen Daphne d’Over Schoone Maeght.” 19 June 2013. Ferdinand Binnendijk, mandolin. Nieuwe Kerk, The Hague, Netherlands.

The Gray Wolf. 6 October 2013. Ferdinand Binnendijk, mandolin. Phoenix Hall, Osaka, Japan.

Processional. 13 October 2013. Disney String Quartet. Japanese Garden, Epcot, Orlando, Florida, U.S.


2012

Ann Putnam Overture. 25 February 2012, 7:30 p.m. Bloomington Symphony Orchestra; Guy Rumsey, conducting. Bedford-North Lawrence Performing Arts Center, Bedford, Indiana, U.S.

The Legend of Princess Noccalula. 11 March 2012, 12:00 noon. Sebastiaan de Grebber, mandolin; Eva van den Dool, piano. Museum Oud Overschie, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

The Legend of Princess Noccalula. 25 March 2012, 1:30 p.m. Sebastiaan de Grebber, mandolin; Eva van den Dool, piano. Culturele Kring Roden, Steenbergen, Netherlands.

The Tattered Slippers (ballet). 19 May 2012, 7:00 p.m., $8.00. Jill Beaver, Tori Simpson & Erica Kirkman, principals; Dancers of Kat’s Performing Arts Studio; Kathy Thompson, choreographer & director. Bedford-North Lawrence Performing Arts Center, Bedford, Indiana, U.S.

Sonatina No. 4 (“Sonatina semplice”) is reviewed in the August 2012 issue of American String Teacher, volume 62, no. 3, pp. 92-93.

String Quartet is reviewed in the August 2012 issue of American String Teacher, volume 62, no. 3, p. 94.

Sonatina No. 3 in G Major for Violin & Mandolin. 4 October 2012, 17:30 hr. Ofelia Elia, mandolin; Fausto Cigarini, Aurora Popescu, Salvatore Borrelli, violins. Istituto “Vecchi-Tonelli,” Modena, Italy.

The Legend of Princess Noccalula. 10 November 2012, 7:30 p.m., $20.00. Sebastiaan de Grebber, mandolin; Eva van den Dool, piano. North Meadow House Concert Series, North Meadow Farm, 158 East Old Route 6, Hampton, Connecticut, U.S.


2011

Duettino No. 1 in A. 26 March 2011. Ferdinand Binnendijk & Pauline Ulderink, mandolins. Old Town Hall of Hasselt, Overijsel, Netherlands.

Lilith’s Mirror. 29 April 2011, 15:30. Ferdinand Binnendijk, mandolin; Evelien Wolting, recorder; Caterina Trujillo Alonso, cello. Reulandzaal ArtEZ Conservatory, Zwolle, Netherlands.

Through the Looking-Glass (ballet). 7 May 2011, 7:30 p.m., $8.00. Amanda Kirkman, Jill Beaver, Tori Simpson & Erica Kirkman, principals; Dancers of Kat’s Performing Arts Studio; Kathy Thompson, choreographer & director. Bedford-North Lawrence Performing Arts Center, Bedford, Indiana, U.S.

The Legend of Princess Noccalula. 26 June 2011, 18:00. Sebastiaan de Grebber, mandolin; Eva van den Dool, piano. Museo del Cenedese, Serravalle, Italy.

The Legend of Princess Noccalula. 8 July 2011, 20:30 hr., € 5. Sebastiaan de Grebber, mandolin; Eva van den Dool, piano. It Breahûs, Swinderenstraat 6, Balk, Netherlands.


2010

12 Variations on “La Follia.” 13 January 2010, 12:00 noon, free admission. Ljubomir Velickovic, violin; Dmitry Cogan, piano. Music at Noon, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 13th & N Streets, Sacramento, California, U.S.

Petite Suite is reviewed in the February 2010 issue of American String Teacher, volume 60, number 1, p. 71.

“Let us go then,” “And indeed there will be time,” and “For I have known them all already” from The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock. 10 February 2010, 7:30 p.m., free. Brian Nedvin, tenor; Karen Murphy, piano. Giles Hall, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi, U.S.

“Elona” and “Edena” from Trois sœurs assyriennes. 27 February 2010, 7:00 p.m. Hali Pekron, violin; Bev Vanderlinden, piano. The Seasons, 945 McHenry Avenue, Modesto, California, U.S.

Danseries anciennes. 14 March 2010, 11:30 a.m., free. Het CONSORT; Alex Timmerman, conductor. Hervormde Gemeente, Sleen, Netherlands.

“Ayla” from Trois sœurs assyriennes. 12 April 2010, 7:30 p.m., free. Janet Porterfield, flute; Barry Salwen, piano. ComposerWorks, Beckwith Recital Hall, University of North Carolina-Wilmington, 601 S. College Road, Wilmington, North Carolina, U.S.

“Let us go then,” “And indeed there will be time,” and “For I have known them all already” from The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock. 2 May 2010, 6:00 p.m., free. Cory Tuck, tenor; Debra Comodeca, piano. Fanny Nast Gamble Auditorium, Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory of Music, Berea, Ohio, U.S.

Le mime solitaire (ballet). 8 May 2010, 7:30 p.m., $ 8.00. Amanda Kirkman, Savana Frank, Chandler Yates, Jill Beaver, principals; Dancers of Katís Performing Arts Studio; Kathy Thompson, choreographer & director. Bedford-North Lawrence Performing Arts Center, Bedford, Indiana, U.S.

A feature article on John Craton appeared in the June 2010 issue of H&L magazine (a.k.a. Homes & Lifestyles of South Central Indiana), vol. 6, no. 5, pp. 20-23.

Sonata for Solo Violin. 21 June 2010. Ljubomir Velickovic, violin. Kolarac Hall, Belgrade, Serbia.

“Qooyama” (by Nebu Issabey, orchestrated by John Craton). 21 August 2010. Townsend Opera Players orchestra. Gallo Center for the Arts, Modesto, California, U.S.

Danseries anciennes. 16 October 2010, 15:00 hrs., € 7.50. Het CONSORT; Alex Timmerman, conductor. Amstelkerk, Amstelveld 10, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

“Lughnasadh” from Pagan Festivals. 19 October 2010, 7:30 p.m., free admission. Bedford-North Lawrence High School Orchestra; Guy Rumsey, conductor. Bedford-North Lawrence Performing Arts Center, Bedford, Indiana, U.S.


2009

Mesopotamian Night: Melodies from the East CD and DVD was released in April. The recordings include live performances of excerpts from Gilgamesh and Inanna, as well as a number of other works by Assyrian composers William Daniel and Nebu Issabey, many of which were orchestrated by Craton. Other works (some non-classical) also are included. Orchestra of the Townsend Opera Players; Chase Spruill, solo violin; Ryan Murray, cond. See Discography for details.

La BoÎte à musique : un ballet macabre. 9 May 2009, 7:30 p.m., $8. Amanda Kirkman, Savana Frank, Chandler Yates, Jill Beaver, principals; with Isaac Taylor and Hannah Voorhies; Dancers of Kat’s Performing Arts Studio; Kathy Thompson, choreographer & director. Bedford-North Lawrence Performing Arts Center, Bedford, Indiana, U.S.

La BoÎte à musique : un ballet macabre. 13 June 2009, 7:00 p.m., $8. Amanda Kirkman, Savana Frank, Chandler Yates, Jill Beaver, principals; with Isaac Taylor and Hannah Voorhies; Dancers of Kat’s Performing Arts Studio; Kathy Thompson, choreographer & director. Bedford-North Lawrence Performing Arts Center, Bedford, Indiana, U.S.

“Mên Scryfa” from Four Cornish Sketches. 12 July 2009, 12:00 p.m. Anastasiya Dudar, violin. Fellowship Hall of All Saints Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church, Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.

“Mên Scryfa” from Four Cornish Sketches. 26 July 2009, 11:15 a.m. Anastasiya Dudar, violin; Catherine Bringerud, piano. Fellowship Hall of St. John the Forerunner Orthodox Church, Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.

Duettino in A (for two violins). 1 August 2009, 7:00 p.m. Crystal Leming & John Craton, violins. Katís Performing Arts Studio, Bedford, Indiana, U.S.

Gilgamesh, Tablet VII Scene. 15 August 2009, 5:00 p.m., $50-$200. Sponsored by the Assyrian Aid Society. Gottschalk Music Center Orchestra, John Kendall Bailey, conductor. Gallo Center for the Arts, Modesto, California, U.S.

Danseries anciennes. 19 & 20 September 2009, 3:00 p.m. Het CONSORT; Alex Timmerman, conductor. L’Eglise de Bancigny, Bancigny, France.

“Xochiquetzal” from Dioses aztecas. 17 December 2009, 20:00 hr. Sebastiaan de Grebber, mandolin; Eva van den Dool, piano. Dominicanen Klooster, Zwolle, Netherlands.

Assyryt: The Assyrian Diamond CD and DVD was released on 23 December. The 3-CD, 2-DVD set includes live recordings of the Tablet VII Scene from Gilgamesh as well as a number of other works by Assyrian composers, many of which were orchestrated by Craton. Other works (some non-classical) also are included. Gottschalk Music Center Orchestra, John Kendall Bailey, cond. Torlef Alika Borsting, Gilgamesh; Mathew Edwardsen, Enkidu. See Discography for details.


2008

Cinco Piezas by Luis Gianneo (arranged for solo mandolin and mandolin orchestra by John Craton). 6 April 2008, 3:30 p.m. Providence Mandolin Orchestra; Joshua Bell, mandolin; Mark Davis, conductor. Hingham Public Library, Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.

Cinco Piezas by Luis Gianneo (arranged for solo mandolin and mandolin orchestra by John Craton). 15 May 2008, 6:30 p.m. Providence Mandolin Orchestra; Joshua Bell, mandolin; Mark Davis, conductor. Mansfield High School, Mansfield, Massachusetts, U.S.

Cinco Piezas by Luis Gianneo (arranged for solo mandolin and mandolin orchestra by John Craton). 29 June 2008, 5:00 p.m. Providence Mandolin Orchestra; Joshua Bell, mandolin; Mark Davis, conductor. Le Cloitre de Saint Salvy, Albi, Tarn, France.

Cinco Piezas by Luis Gianneo (arranged for solo mandolin and mandolin orchestra by John Craton). 4 July 2008, 8:00 p.m. Providence Mandolin Orchestra; Joshua Bell, mandolin; Mark Davis, conductor. Buitenkerk, Kampen, Netherlands.

“Xochiquetzal” from Dioses aztecas. 5 July 2008, 3:00 p.m. Sebastiaan de Grebber, mandolin; Eva van den Dool, piano. Gehoorzaal, De Muzerie, Zwolle, Netherlands.

Bloemen van Spanje (Flowers of Spain) for Two Guitars and Orchestra. 5 July 2008, 8:00 p.m. Het CONSORT; Mark & Beverly Davis, solo guitarists; Alex Timmerman, conductor. Zuiderkerk, Zwolle, Netherlands.

The Legend of Princess Noccalula was released on Het CONSORT’s CD Music for Mandolin Orchestra in July. Performed by mandolin soloist Sebastiaan de Grebber and Het CONSORT, Alex Timmerman, cond. See Discography for details.

Sonata Representativa by Heinrich Biber (arranged by John Craton). 11 July 2008, 7:30 p.m. Cooperstown Music Festival. Linda Chesis, flute; Gil Morgenstern, violin; Kathryn Lockwood, viola; Wilhelmina Smith, cello; Jeremy McCoy, double bass. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown, New York, U.S.

Mesopotamian Night: Melodies from the East, sponsored by the Assyrian Aid Society. 23 August 2008, 6:00 p.m. The event featured several Craton works and arrangements including excerpts from Inanna: An Opera of Ancient Sumer, with Sibel Demirman as Inanna, and featuring vocalists Julie Anne Miller and Barbara Wesley, and dancers Sarah Weaver, Joseph Adkins & David Riskin of the Central West Ballet with choreography by René Daveluy; the world premiere of the overture and the “Bull of Heaven Scene”from the opera Gilgamesh (commissioned by the Assyrian Aid Society), with Donn Bradley as Gilgamesh and Lorraine Davis as Ishtar; and orchestrations of several songs by Assyrian composers William Daniel and Nebu Issabey. Orchestra of the Townsend Opera Players; Chase Spruill, solo violin; Ryan Murray, cond. Gallo Center for the Arts, Modesto, California, U.S.

The Parliament of Fowls is discussed in the Fall 2008 issue of Opera America quarterly, p. 49.

Orchestral Music of John Craton CD was released in September. The recording includes the Ann Putnam Overture, Orchestral Suite from Inanna, and orchestral excerpts from the operas The Parliament of Fowls, The Reconciliation, The Fashionable Lady, and The Curious Affair of the Count of Monte Blotto; and the ballet, La boîte à musique. See Discography for details.

The Gray Wolf was released on Sebastiaan de Grebberís CD Fantasia Romantica in September. See Discography for details.


2007

The Legend of Princess Noccalula. 1 April 2007. Het CONSORT; Sebastiaan de Grebber, mandolin; Alex Timmerman, conductor. Johanneskerk, Laren, Netherlands.

The Gray Wolf for mandolin solo, was included on Sebastiaan de Grebber’s CD Fantasia Romantica, which was released on 16 April 2007, Stemra SDG001-07.

Elise of the Kingdom, a ballet by Kathy Thompson. Utilizes various selections of Craton’s music with dance. 19 May 2007, 7:30 p.m. Savana Frank, Amanda Kirkman, Kandace Stansbury, Amber Tirey, and Chandler Yates, principals; Dancers of Kat’s Performing Arts Studio; Kathy Thompson, director. Bedford-North Lawrence Performing Arts Center, Bedford, Indiana, U.S.

Sonata Colloquia for Marimba and Piano. 22 May 2007. Duo Mariano; Christaan Saris, marimba; Eva van den Dool, piano. Messiaen Academy, Odeon Theater, Zwolle, Netherlands.

Excerpts from Inanna: An Opera of Ancient Sumer. 3 June 2007, 5:15 p.m. Townsend Opera Players, featuring Sibel Dermiren as Inanna, Randi Linee as Geshtinanna, Andrew Pardini as Dumuzi, with Michelle Fernandez, Rebecca Gain, Kathy Lindsey, and Barbara Wesley. Classics by the Creek, Modesto, California, U.S.

The Legend of Princess Noccalula. 10 June 2007, 11:30 hr. Het CONSORT; Sebastiaan de Grebber, mandolin; Alex Timmerman, conductor. Waalse Kerk (Église Wallonne), Zwolle, Netherlands.

Excerpts from Inanna: An Opera of Ancient Sumer. 30 June 2007, 8:00 p.m. Presented at the Assyrian Aid Society of America’s “Mesopotamian Night” benefit concert. Townsend Opera Players, featuring Sibel Dermiren as Inanna, Randi Linee as Geshtinanna, Andrew Pardini as Dumuzi; with Michelle Fernandez, Rebecca Gain, Kathy Lindsey, and Barbara Wesley; and Ljubomir Velickovic, solo violinist. Gardens of Diane Malik Pedota, 1409 Church Street, Modesto, California, U.S.

The Legend of Princess Noccalula. 19 July 2007, 7:30 p.m. Het CONSORT; Sebastiaan de Grebber, mandolin; Alex Timmerman, conductor. Church of the Transfiguration (ďThe Little Church Around the CornerĒ), New York, New York, U.S. (Contact the music office at 212-684-4174.)

The Legend of Princess Noccalula. 21 July 2007, 7:30 p.m. Het CONSORT; Sebastiaan de Grebber, mandolin; Alex Timmerman, conductor. St. Martinís Hall, Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.

The Legend of Princess Noccalula. 22 July 2007, 7:00 p.m. Het CONSORT; Sebastiaan de Grebber, mandolin; Alex Timmerman, conductor. Jamestown Philomenian Library, Jamestown, Rhode Island, U.S.

Six Pantomimes for Two Mandolins. 7 August 2007, 9:00 p.m. Gertrud Weyhofen and Martine Sikkenk, mandolins. Bayerische Musikakademie, Hammelburg, Germany.

“The Huluppu Tree” from Inanna. 11 September 2007, 7:30 p.m. Ljubomir Velickovic, violin; Notre Dame de Namur University, Ralston Hall Mansion Ballroom, Belmont, California, U.S.

The Fashionable Lady and The Reconciliation are discussed in the Fall 2007 issue of Opera America quarterly, pp. 46-47.

The Legend of Princess Noccalula. 6 October 2007, 3:30 p.m. Het CONSORT; Sebastiaan de Grebber, mandolin; Alex Timmerman, conductor. Grote Kirk, Meppel, Netherlands.

Four Cornish Sketches. 4 November 2007, 4:00 p.m. Doug Merritt, violin; Barry David Salwen, piano. ComposerWorks, University of North Carolina-Wilmington, Cultural Arts Building Recital Hall, Wilmington, North Carolina, U.S.


2006

Mandolin Concerto No. 1 in D Minor (movements 1 & 2). 13 February 2006, 19:30 hr. Ferdinand Binnendijk, mandolin; Eva van den Dool, piano. Gehoorzaal, De Muzerie, Zwolle, Netherlands.

Mandolin Concerto No. 1 in D Minor. 31 March 2006, 20:00 hr. Ferdinand Binnendijk, mandolin; Eva van den Dool, piano. Gehoorzaal, De Muzerie, Zwolle, Netherlands.

Variations on “Doen Daphne d’Over Schoone Maeght.” 31 March 2006, 20:00 hr. Ferdinand Binnendijk, mandolin. Gehoorzaal, De Muzerie, Zwolle, Netherlands.

The Legend of Princess Noccalula. 1 April 2006, 16:00 hr. Het CONSORT; Sebastiaan de Grebber, mandolin; Alex Timmerman, conductor. Kerkgebouw De Achthoek, Scherpenzeel, Netherlands.

“The ’Possum” from Bag o’ Tails. 13 May 2006, 6:00 p.m. Conservation Foundation, Delaware Township, New Jersey. A New York Times article about the event can be found at opossum.craton.net/onews.htm.

The Legend of Princess Noccalula. 10 June 2006, 16:00 hr. Het CONSORT; Sebastiaan de Grebber, mandolin; Alex Timmerman, conductor. Elandstraatkerk, The Hague, Netherlands.

Mandolin Concerto No. 1 in D Minor. 15 June 2006, 19:00 hr. Het Orkest van het Oosten; Ferdinand Binnendijk, mandolin; Candida Thompson, conductor. Concert Hall of the Nieuwe Buitensociëteit, Zwolle, Netherlands.

Six Pantomimes for Two Mandolins is discussed in the Spring 2006 issue of Mandolin Magazine, volume 7, number 4, pp. 19-21.

Suita Argentina by Luis Gianneo and arranged for mandolin orchestra by John Craton. 26 June-2 July 2006. American Guitar & Mandolin Summer School (AmGUSS), Roger Williams University, Providence, Rhode Island; Marilynn Mair and Radim Zenkl, solo mandolinists.

Mandolin Concerto No. 1 in D Minor. 1 July 2006, 20:30 hr. Amsterdam Symphony Orchestra; Ferdinand Binnendijk, mandolin; Peter Santa, conductor. Open Air Festival at the Rode Torenplein, Zwolle, Netherlands.

Variations on “Doen Daphne d’Over Schoone Maeght.” 10 July 2006, 20:00 hr. Ferdinand Binnendijk, mandolin. Gehoorzaal, De Muzerie, Zwolle, Netherlands.

Divertissements médiévaux is reviewed in the August 2006 issue of American String Teacher, volume 56, number 3, p. 100.

The Legend of Princess Noccalula. 17 September 2006, 17:00 hr. Het CONSORT; Sebastiaan de Grebber, mandolin; Alex Timmerman, conductor. L’Église de Jeantes, Jeantes, France.




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