"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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The human organ

The human organ

Calefax brings the most beautiful organ music to concert halls in the Netherlands, England and Wales from 27 October untill 15 December.

Calefax Composers Competition 2019

Calefax Composers Competition 2019

Calefax invites composers of all ages and nationalities to participate in the 12th annual Composers Competition for Reed Quintet.

Fall

Fall

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.

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.

Sun 17 Nov 11.30 The human organ Stadsgehoorzaal Leiden / NL Info Tickets
Wed 20 Nov 20.15 The human organ Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ Amsterdam / NL Info Tickets
Thu 21 Nov 20.15 Fall Theater Rotterdam Rotterdam / NL Info Tickets
Sun 24 Nov 15.00 The Music Factory (6+) Schlosstheater Fulda / DE Info Tickets
Tue 26 Nov 20.15 The human organ TAQA Theater De Vest (Stichting Alkmaarse Kamermuziek) Alkmaar / NL Info Tickets
Wed 27 Nov 20.00 The human organ TivoliVredenburg Utrecht / NL Info Tickets

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Calefax Composers Competition 2019

Calefax Composers Competition 2019

Calefax invites composers of all ages and nationalities to participate in the 12th annual Composers Competition for Reed Quintet.

illustrations Dido & Aeneazz – Hedy Tjin

illustrations Dido & Aeneazz – Hedy Tjin

Artist Hedy Tjin made beautiful felt pen illustrations for our project Dido & Aeneazz with renowned trumpeter Eric Vloeimans.

New album: Dido & Aeneazz

New album: Dido & Aeneazz

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.