who almost made the reed quintet seem the best musical format on the planet. - The TimesMore about Calefax
35 years after the ensemble played its first concert, Calefax celebrates its birthday with musical offerings by Johann Sebastian Bach. From 11 October untill 7 March 2021, they play repertoire from their new album Bach's Musical Offerings in concert: Musikalisches Opfer and Vom Himmel hoch-variations.
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.
Established in 1985, Calefax this year celebrates its thirty-fifth anniversary as the world’s first reed quintet. In 35 Years of Plenty we look back and relive highlights from Calefax' history from 4 Ocbtober until 25 November 2020.
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 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|
|Sat 17 Oct||20.00||Bach’s Musical Offerings||Academiehuis de Grote Kerk||Zwolle / NL||Info||Tickets|
|Sun 18 Oct||11.30||35 years of plenty||CANCELLED - Kapel op 't Rijsselt||Eefde / NL||Info|
|Thu 22 Oct||20.00||Bach’s Musical Offerings||Grote Kerk||Naarden / NL||Info||Tickets|
|Fri 23 Oct||20.15||35 years of plenty||Stadsgehoorzaal||Leiden / NL||Info||Tickets|
Calefax invites composers of all ages and nationalities to participate in the 13th annual Composers Competition for Reed Quintet.
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.
In these uncertain times due to the Coronavirus we still want to provide you our music. Find all our live streams here.