"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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Dido & Aeneazz

Dido & Aeneazz

From 7 April to 14 June we play our new program 'Dido & Aeneazz' with renowned trumpetist Eric Vloeimans. A swinging new version of Purcell’s famous baroque opera Dido and Aeneas.

Winners Calefax Composers Competition 2018

Winners Calefax Composers Competition 2018

Yeonju Kim (Korea) and Yonathan Ron (Israel) are the winners of our international composition competition for reed quintet.

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.

Thu 25 Apr 20.00 Dido & Aeneazz Theater de Nieuwe Kolk Assen / NL Info Tickets
Fri 26 Apr 20.00 Dido & Aeneazz TivoliVredenburg Utrecht / NL Info Tickets
Sun 28 Apr 20.15 Dido & Aeneazz Flint Amersfoort / NL Info Tickets
Wed 1 May 20.00 Dido & Aeneazz Schouwburg Amstelveen Amstelveen / NL Info Tickets
Sun 12 May 20.30 Dido & Aeneazz Schouwburg Odeon Zwolle / NL Info Tickets
Wed 29 May 20.30 Hidden Gems Pelgrimvaderskerk Rotterdam / NL Info Tickets

News

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.

single release dido’s lament

single release dido’s lament

We present our moving version of Purcells famous aria Dido's Lament in collaboration with Eric Vloeimans. This is a preview of our upcoming concert tour and album release in April: Dido & Aeneazz.

Winners Calefax Composers Competition

Winners Calefax Composers Competition

Yeonju Kim (Korea) and Yonatan Ron (Israel) are the winners of our international composition competition for reed quintet.