Ferdinand Binnendijk, a Master’s student of Classical Music, so impressed the audience with his mandolin playing and musicality that he received the audience prize in the final of the Grachtenfestival Conservatorium Concours. With this, he, together with the pianist Daahoud Salim, the winner of the jury prize, will be granted the honour of performing at the upcoming Grachtenfestival Amsterdam. Ferdinand was accompanied on the piano by Laurens de Man.
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Ferdinand had previously won first prizes during the Mandoline Concours and the Prinses Christina Concours.