"Five
extremely
gifted dutch
gents"

who almost made the reed quintet seem the best musical format on the planet. - The Times

More about Calefax
Winner Calefax Composers Competition 2019

Winner Calefax Composers Competition 2019

Uğurcan Öztekin is the winner of our international composition competition for reed quintet. He won the first prize with his composition Conference of the Birds Amsterdam .

Tour USA 2020

Tour USA 2020

From Thursday 26 March untill Sunday 5 April, 2020, Calefax travels to the USA for a series of concerts in a.o. Lewisburg and Nashville.

Dancing on the vulcano

Dancing on the vulcano

During the first years of our existence, Helena Rasker used to be our go-to vocalist. Many years and grand careers later, we join the stage once again for a tour from 24 February untill 8 March.

concert calendar

Calefax tours six to eight concertprogrammes per season in the Netherlands and tours abroad to a.o. the USA, China, Japan, UK, Eastern-Europe and Germany.

Mon 24 Feb 20.15 Dancing on the vulcano Theater Junushoff Wageningen / NL Info Tickets
Wed 26 Feb 20.00 Dancing on the vulcano TivoliVredenburg Utrecht / NL Info Tickets
Thu 27 Feb 20.15 Dancing on the vulcano Stadsgehoorzaal Leiden / NL Info Tickets
Fri 28 Feb 20.15 Dancing on the vulcano Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ Amsterdam / NL Info Tickets
Thu 5 Mar 20.15 Made in Amsterdam The Concertgebouw Amsterdam / NL Tickets
Sun 8 Mar 12.00 Dancing on the vulcano Podium Zuidhaege (Muziekkamer Assen) Assen / NL Info Tickets

News

winner composers competition 2019

winner composers competition 2019

Uğurcan Öztekin (Turkey) is the winner of our international composers competition for reed quintet.

illustrations Dido & Aeneazz – Hedy Tjin

illustrations Dido & Aeneazz – Hedy Tjin

Artist Hedy Tjin made beautiful felt pen illustrations for our project Dido & Aeneazz with renowned trumpeter Eric Vloeimans.

New album: Dido & Aeneazz

New album: Dido & Aeneazz

Out now: our new album Dido & Aeneazz! A recomposition of Henry Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas by Raaf Hekkema, combined with newly-composed music by Eric Vloeimans.