"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 .

Live stream solo concert by Raaf Hekkema

Live stream solo concert by Raaf Hekkema

In these uncertain times due to the Coronavirus we still want to provide you with live music! Calefax organizes an online solo concert by our saxophonist Raaf Hekkema on Sunday 5 April, straight from his living room.

Tour USA 2020 - CANCELLED

Tour USA 2020 - CANCELLED

Unfortunately due to the Corona virus, we sadly have no choice than to cancel the tour. It is with deep regret that we are forced to make this announcement. The tour will be postponed and the concerts rescheduled for a later date.

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.

Fri 17 Apr 20.15 Calefax makes a scene Kerkgebouw De Morgenster (Seinconcerten - try-out) Hilversum / NL Info Tickets
Fri 24 Apr 20.15 Calefax makes a scene Stadsgehoorzaal Leiden / NL Info Tickets
Sun 26 Apr 19.00 Zugvögel – cancelled (Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde Donaueschingen) Christuskirche Donaueschingen / DE Tickets
Wed 29 Apr 20.00 Calefax makes a scene TivoliVredenburg Utrecht / NL Info Tickets
Thu 30 Apr 20.15 Calefax makes a scene Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ Amsterdam / NL Info Tickets
Thu 7 May 20.15 Calefax makes a scene De Doelen (Red Sofa) Rotterdam / 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.