"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 21 Oct 15.00 The Music Factory (6+) Philharmonie Luxemburg / Luxemburg Info Tickets
Sat 21 Oct 17.00 The Music Factory (6+) Philharmonie Luxemburg / Luxemburg Info Tickets
Sun 29 Oct 19.00 Fairy Tales Liszt Academy Budapest / Hongarije Info Tickets
Wed 1 Nov 20.00 Calefax and Liza Ferschtman TivoliVredenburg Utrecht / NL Info Tickets
Sat 4 Nov 20.15 Calefax and Liza Ferschtman Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ Amsterdam / NL Info Tickets
Sun 19 Nov 11.30 Romantic Kaleidoscope Theater de Veste Delft / NL Info Tickets

News

Miss Maier

Miss Maier

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.

Winner Barlow Prize 2018

Winner Barlow Prize 2018

We are very excited to announce the winner of the 2018 Barlow Prize: Stacy Garrop. She composed a major new work for reed quintet.