who almost made the reed quintet seem the best musical format on the planet. - The TimesMore about Calefax
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'.
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
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 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|
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'.
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.