who almost made the reed quintet seem the best musical format on the planet. - The TimesMore about Calefax
From 7 April to 14 June we play our new program 'Dido & Aeneazz' with renowned trumpetist Eric Vloeimans. A swinging new version of Purcell’s famous baroque opera Dido and Aeneas.
Yeonju Kim (Korea) and Yonathan Ron (Israel) are the winners of our international composition competition for reed quintet.
Together with theatre company Schweigman& we bring a musical ode to falling from 20 september to 21 november, in which we look our fears in the eye.
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.
|Wed 29 May||20.30||Hidden Gems||Pelgrimvaderskerk||Rotterdam / NL||Info||Tickets|
|Sun 2 Jun||20.30||Dido & Aeneazz||Caprera Openluchttheater||Bloemendaal / NL||Info||Tickets|
|Thu 6 Jun||09.30||Seven Locks (4+)||De Toneelschuur (schoolconcerts)||Haarlem/ NL||Info|
|Tue 11 Jun||19.45||Hidden Gems||St Margaret's Church||East Twickenham / EN||Info||Tickets|
|Fri 14 Jun||20.30||Dido & Aeneazz||Paradiso||Amsterdam / NL||Info||Tickets|
|Sun 21 Jul||14.00||Festival de Lanaudière||Festival de Lanaudière||Joliette / CA||Tickets|
Out now: our new album Dido & Aeneazz! A recomposition of Henry Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas by Raaf Hekkema, combined with newly-composed music by Eric Vloeimans.
We present our moving version of Purcells famous aria Dido's Lament in collaboration with Eric Vloeimans. This is a preview of our upcoming concert tour and album release in April: Dido & Aeneazz.
Yeonju Kim (Korea) and Yonatan Ron (Israel) are the winners of our international composition competition for reed quintet.