who almost made the reed quintet seem the best musical format on the planet. - The TimesMore about Calefax
On Saturday 1 February we play a programme with three world premieres on the concluding concert of the String Quartet Biënnale Amsterdam with the Signum Quartett and bassoonist Bram van Sambeek.
Johan de Meij, an international celebrity in the world of the symphonic wind orchestra, is currently one of the most performed Dutch composers. We perform his grand new composition 'Un Momento Dado' with the renowned Marine Band of the Royal Netherlands Navy on 10 and 31 January.
During the first years of our existence, Helena Rasker used to be our go-to vocalist. Many years and grand careers later, we join the stage once again for a tour from 24 February untill 8 March.
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 31 Jan||20.15||Calefax & the Marine Band of the Royal Netherlands Navy||SPOT/De Oosterpoort||Groningen / NL||Info||Tickets|
|Sat 1 Feb||20.15||String Quartet Biënnale Amsterdam||Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ (concluding concert)||Amsterdam / NL||Tickets|
|Thu 6 Feb||16.30||Calefax XL (with students of the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague)||Royal Conservatoire||The Hague / NL||Info||Tickets|
|Sun 9 Feb||16.00||Tour Sweden 2020||Landskrona Theatre||Landskrona / SE||Info|
|Wed 12 Feb||19.00||Tour Sweden 2020||Dunkers Kulturhus||Helsingborg / SE||Info||Tickets|
|Sat 15 Feb||15.00||Tour Sweden 2020||Tullbrokyrkan||Falkenberg / SE||Info||Tickets|
Uğurcan Öztekin (Turkey) is the winner of our international composers competition for reed quintet.
Artist Hedy Tjin made beautiful felt pen illustrations for our project Dido & Aeneazz with renowned trumpeter Eric Vloeimans.
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.