"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.

Sat 19 Oct 19.30 Copy, repeat, vary CHDR (concluding concert Festival Wavelength) Leiden / NL Tickets
Sun 20 Oct 16.00 Calefax’ Friends Day Huize Frankendael Amsterdam / NL
Mon 21 Oct 20.15 Fall Stadsschouwburg Groningen / NL Info Tickets
Sun 27 Oct 15.30 The human organ Sint Jacobskerk Vlissingen / NL Info Tickets
Sat 2 Nov 19.30 Calefax & Matthew Barley Soundfestival Scotland Aberdeen / SC Info
Tue 5 Nov 19.30 Fall Internationaal Theater Amsterdam Amsterdam / NL Info Tickets

News

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.