Engagements

Recent Engagements

November 14, 2015
Craig Randal Johnson, Piano Soloist/ ‘Piano Concerto in F” by George Gershwin
Marquette Symphony Orchestra/ Robert Ritsema, Conductor
Kaufman Auditorium, Marquette, Michigan
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November 8, 2015/ Edina, Minnesota
Minnehaha Music Repertory Orchestra Concert
Craig Randal Johnson, Conductor
Elizabeth York, Violinist
Dragseth Auditorium/ Edina MN
Music by Beethoven, Dvorak, Sibelius, Howard Hanson
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October 11, 2015 at Finnfest 2015/ Buffalo, New York
Jean Sibelius and His Shadow: Finnish Music with Clarinet and Piano
Gregory Barrett, Clarinet
Craig Randal Johnson, Pianist
First Presbyterian Church/ One Symphony Circle, Buffalo NY
The recital featured music by Finnish composers Jean Sibelius, Leevi Madetoja, Tauno Pylkkänen, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Jukka Linkola, Kimmo Hakola, and Kari Tikka.
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Friday, October 2, 2015
Jean Sibelius and His Shadow: Finnish Music with Clarinet and Piano
Gregory Barrett, clarinet, 
Craig Randal Johnson, piano
Northern Illinois University School of Music Recital Hall, DeKalb, Illinois
The recital featured music by Finnish composers Jean Sibelius, Leevi Madetoja, Tauno Pylkkänen, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Jukka Linkola, Kimmo Hakola, and Kari Tikka.
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May 15, 2015
Solo Piano Recital / 'Sibelius at 150'
Thomaston Federated Church, Thomaston, Maine
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May 17, 2015
Solo Piano Recital / 'Sibelius at 150'
Clark Chapen at the Pomfret School / Pomfret, Connecticut
Recital sponsored by the Finnish-American Heritage Society of Canterbury, Connecticut
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October 25, 2014
Solo and Collaborative Pianist, playing works by Paul Creston, John David Earnest and Eric Whitacre
Masterworks Chorale of Augsburg College/ Minneapolis MN
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August 8, 2014, at 7:30 PM
Conductor and Artistic Director,
Finnfest Chamber Symphony Concert
Wesley Center/ 101 E Grant St, Minneapolis, Minnesota
The concert featured two USA premieres:
Uljas Pulkkis: ‘Madrigal’ for Cello Solo and Chamber Ensemble/ Katri Ervamaa, Cello Soloist
Olli Kortekangas: ‘Triptyykki seitsemälle’/ Triptich
Also on the program was music by Jean Sibelius and Einojuhani Rautavaara
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August 9, 2014, at 11:00 AM
Solo Recital: Piano Music from Finland
Wesley Center/ 101 E Grant St, Minneapolis, Minnesota 
Craig Randal Johnson, Pianist
Works by Sibelius, Pulkkis, Rautavaara, Kokkonen
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Vocal Recital at Finnfest
Wesley Center/ 101 E Grant St, Minneapolis, Minnesota 
Mimmi Fulmer, Soprano/ Craig Randal Johnson, Pianist
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January 27, 2014
Solo Piano Recital at Western Carolina University / Cullowhee, North Carolina
Works by Roy Harris, Robert Carl, Joonas Kokkonen, Libby Larsen, Erkki Melartin
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January 24, 2014
Solo Piano Recital at Dalton State College/ Dalton, Georgia
Works by Roy Harris, Robert Carl, Joonas Kokkonen, Libby Larsen, Erkki Melartin, George Gershwin
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January 23, 2014
Solo Piano Recital at Covenant College/ Lookout Mountain, Georgia
Works by Roy Harris, Robert Carl, Joonas Kokkonen, Libby Larsen, Erkki Melartin
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December 5, 2013
Solo Piano Recital/ also featuring Nancy Railey, pianist
Sponsored by the Marquette Arts and Culture Center, at the Peter White Library Marquette, Michigan
Works by Roy Harris, Joonas Kokkonen and Robert Carl
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November 3, 2013
Piano Soloist: ‘Song of the Open Road’ for Chorus, Piano and Trumpet, by Norman Dello Joio Augsburg Masterworks Chorale Concert
Augsburg College/ Minneapolis, Minnesota
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November 9, 2012
Solo Piano Recital at Finnfest 2012/ Double Tree Hotel Reid Park Tucson, Arizona

Visit the Curriculum Vitae Pages to see listings of previous Conducting, Solo Piano Recital, Collaborations and Double Bass Engagements. 

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