who almost made the reed quintet seem the best musical format on the planet. - The TimesMore about Calefax
If there is one sound that can effortlessly match the volume of a reed quintet, it is surely the golden tone of a violin.
Calefax invites composers of all ages and nationalities to participate in the 10th annual Composers Competition for Reed Quintet
The Morphing Relations project brings together two of the most adventurous ensembles currently on the scene: the German Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart and Calefax Reed Quintet.
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.
|Sun 1 Oct||13.30||Seven Locks (4+) with Lotte van Dijck||Concertgebouw||Amsterdam / NL||Info||Tickets|
|Sun 1 Oct||15.30||Seven Locks (4+) with Lotte van Dijck||Concertgebouw||Amsterdam / NL||Info||Tickets|
|Tue 10 Oct||20.15||Calefax and Liza Ferschtman||De Doelen||Rotterdam / NL||Info||Tickets|
|Fri 13 Oct||20.15||Calefax and Liza Ferschtman||Stadsgehoorzaal||Leiden / NL||Info||Tickets|
|Sun 15 Oct||11.00||Calefax in BASF||BASF Gesellschaftshaus||Ludwigshafen / DE||Tickets|
|Sat 21 Oct||15.00||The Music Factory (6+)||Philharmonie||Luxemburg / Luxemburg||Info||Tickets|
From October 10th Calefax starts touring with violinist Liza Ferschtman. Composer Oene van Geel wrote a new work for reed quintet and violin inspired by the life and work of photographer Vivian Maier.
We are very excited to announce the winner of the 2018 Barlow Prize: Stacy Garrop. She composed a major new work for reed quintet.