who almost made the reed quintet seem the best musical format on the planet. - The TimesMore about Calefax
Johan de Meij, an international celebrity in the world of the symphonic wind orchestra, is currently one of the most performed Dutch composers. Calefax will perform as soloists in a grand composition de Meij has written for reed quintet and wind orchestra. Un Momento Dado will be performed in Rhenen (NL) in November and in Barcelona (ES) in December.
Calefax invites composers of all ages and nationalities to participate in the 16th annual Composers Competition for Reed Quintet. The winner will be awarded a prize of € 2,500,- and their piece will be performed by various outstanding reed quintets from all over the world.
From 8 October untill 19 November, Calefax performs the family concert The Music Factory. The five Calefax men work in a pipe factory. Every day they do the same and that suits them fine. So there is great panic when one day the orders stop coming in...
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||11.30||Menu de Saison||Stadsgehoorzaal||Leiden / NL||Info||Tickets|
|Thu 4 Jan||19.00||Anniversary Festival PAN 2024||Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ||Amsterdam / NL||Info||Tickets|
|Tue 16 Jan||20.15||Van Gogh’s Way to Go||De Doelen||Rotterdam / NL||Info||Tickets|
|Sun 21 Jan||15.00||Tour United Kingdom 2024||Holywell Music Room (Oxford Chamber Music Society)||Oxford / UK||Info||Tickets|
|Mon 22 Jan||19.00||Tour United Kingdom 2024||Upper Chapel||Sheffield / UK||Info||Tickets|
|Sun 28 Jan||14.00||Van Gogh’s Way to Go||Veluvine||Nunspeet / NL||Info||Tickets|
Calefax invites composers of all ages and nationalities to participate in the 16th annual Composers Competition for Reed Quintet. The winner will be awarded a prize of € 2,500 and their piece is performed by many reed quintets.
Out now: our new album An American Rhapsody! Calefax goes on a musical road trip across the United States on An American Rhapsody.
Our new album An American Rhapsody will be released on 17th March, but from 17th February some tracks will be available for streaming on several platforms. An American Rhapsody takes you on a musical road trip across the United States.