"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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Enjoy Calefax at Home

Enjoy Calefax at Home

Check out our new platform 'Enjoy Calefax at home’! While we are currently unable to give many live concerts we do want to offer you new ways to enjoy our music online. Find streams of concerts from our archive here, gain new insights with our video's and read about our experiences and tips in these challenging times.

Calefax Composers Competition 2020

Calefax Composers Competition 2020

Calefax invites composers of all ages and nationalities to participate in the 13th annual Composers Competition for Reed Quintet. New this year is an online webinar for composers in which all five members of the quintet will answer all the questions.

Streams

Streams

The past months we streamed several concerts of from our archive. The five musicians gave answers and provided background information on the concerts in the live chat. Watch them here.

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.

Wed 26 Aug 17.00 MuziekHaven Summer Concerts MuziekHaven Zaandam / NL Tickets
Wed 26 Aug 20.00 MuziekHaven Summer Concerts MuziekHaven Zaandam / NL Tickets
Sun 30 Aug 20.15 klassiek in de beurs Beurs van Berlage Amsterdam / NL Tickets
Sun 6 Sep 15.00 growing music festival 2020 Stadswijngaard Auguste Comteweg Almere / NL Tickets
Sun 4 Oct 19.30 35 years of plenty St. Bavokerk Haarlem / NL Info Tickets
Sun 11 Oct 20.15 Bach’s Musical Offerings Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ Amsterdam / NL Info Tickets

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Calefax Composers Competition 2020

Calefax Composers Competition 2020

Calefax invites composers of all ages and nationalities to participate in the 13th annual Composers Competition for Reed Quintet.

Let us take you by the hand

Let us take you by the hand

The Calefax musicians enhanced a new video collection with a personal touch. This collection of existing as well as brand new clips of concerts and tours offers a unique way to explore Calefax’s history of no less than 35 years.

Live streams

Live streams

In these uncertain times due to the Coronavirus we still want to provide you our music. Find all our live streams here.