"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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Calefax and Liza Ferschtman

Calefax and Liza Ferschtman

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 Composers Competition 2017

Calefax Composers Competition 2017

Calefax invites composers of all ages and nationalities to participate in the 10th annual Composers Competition for Reed Quintet

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.

Sat 2 Sep 20.00 Calefax, Cor Bakker and Katrien Baerts Hoornse Haven Concerten Hoorn / NL Info Tickets
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

News

Winner Barlow Prize 2017

Winner Barlow Prize 2017

We are very excited to announce the winner of the 2017 Barlow Prize: Stacy Garrop. She composed a major new work for reed quintet.