"Five
extremely
gifted dutch
gents"

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

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Romantic Kaleidoscope

Romantic Kaleidoscope

Coming months we play our concert programme 'Romantic Kaleidoscope' in Delft, Rotterdam and The Hague. With compositions by the romantics Mendelssohn, Schumann and Scriabin. but also Willem Jeths’s measured and serene work 'Maktub'.

PAN Festival - 28 december

PAN Festival - 28 december

The PAN is Calefax’s annual festival concert between Christmas and New Year. This month we will announce the line up. The first names: Eric Vloeimans and Pierrot Lunaire 2.0

Morphing Relations

Morphing Relations

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.

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.

Sun 10 Dec 16.00 Calefax’ Friends Day Pension Homeland Amsterdam
Thu 28 Dec 19.30 PAN Festival 2017 Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ Amsterdam / NL Info Tickets
Sun 7 Jan 14.30 Seven Locks (4+) with Lotte van Dijck Stadsgehoorzaal Leiden / NL Info Tickets
Sun 21 Jan 16.00 Romantic Kaleidoscope Nieuwe Kerk Den Haag / NL Info Tickets
Sat 3 Feb 19.00 Morphing Relations Eclat Festival Stuttgart / DE Info Tickets
Wed 14 Feb 20.15 Bach’s Musical Gift De Doelen Rotterdam / NL Info Tickets

News

Calefax & The Royal Conservatoire

Calefax & The Royal Conservatoire

Calefax and the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague have been working together for a number of years, a.o. in the project 'Reed Orchestra' & the Masterspecialisation 'Reed Quintet'.

Miss Maier

Miss Maier

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.

Winner Barlow Prize 2018

Winner Barlow Prize 2018

We are very excited to announce the winner of the 2018 Barlow Prize: Stacy Garrop. She composed a major new work for reed quintet.