"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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Inside the mind of a composer - with Titus Tiel Groenestege

Inside the mind of a composer - with Titus Tiel Groenestege

From 6 December 2018 we will be touring with our new program 'Inside the Mind of a Composer'. In this concert Calefax shows how music is being born, is developing itself and finally is showing itself in full glory to the world. With music by a.o. Bach, Debussy, Schumann.

PAN Festival - 28 december

PAN Festival - 28 december

On Friday, December 28, we present the fifteenth edition of the PAN Festival, our annual party concert between Christmas and New Year's Eve in Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ. We perform ourselves and host a wide variety of top musicians, ensembles and artists from other disciplines!

WILL YOU JOIN US ON OUR TREASURE HUNT?

WILL YOU JOIN US ON OUR TREASURE HUNT?

To celebrate our new album, we created a special app, the HIDDEN GEMS Treasure Hunt, that takes you on an exciting musical quest through different cities (in the Netherlands) with music from our new album.

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.

Fri 14 Dec 20.00 Inside the mind of a composer ECI Cultuurfabriek Roermond / NL Info Tickets
Sun 16 Dec 11.30 Inside the mind of a composer Stadsgehoorzaal Leiden / NL Info Tickets
Fri 28 Dec 19.30 PAN Festival 2018 Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ Amsterdam / NL Info Tickets
Sun 6 Jan 14.00 Hidden Gems Hotel Sparrenhorst Nunspeet / NL Info Tickets
Fri 11 Jan 19.30 Calefax in Switzerland Gemeindesaal Obstgarten Stäfa Stäfa / CHE Tickets
Sat 12 Jan 20.00 Calefax in Switzerland Kantonsschule Glarus Glarus / CH Tickets

News

HIDDEN GEMS #2 Pietro Locatelli

HIDDEN GEMS #2 Pietro Locatelli

The musical pearls from our new album Hidden Gems are imbued with remarkable facts and background stories. You can read them here. Thesecond piece that we highlight is Introduzione Teatrale by Pietro Locatelli.

Calefax Composers Competition 2018

Calefax Composers Competition 2018

Calefax invites composers of all ages and nationalities to participate in the 11th annual Composers Competition for Reed Quintet.

Treasure Hunt Tour #1

Treasure Hunt Tour #1

On Thursday 10 May (Ascension Day), our first HIDDEN GEMS Treasure Hunt Tour takes place in Amsterdam!