"Five
extremely
gifted dutch
gents"

who almost made the reed quintet seem the best musical format on the planet. - The Times

More about Calefax
Festival de Lanaudière

Festival de Lanaudière

On 21 July we play at the grand open air Festival de Lanaudière: Canada's biggest classical music festival.

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.

Val

Val

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 21 Jul 14.00 Festival de Lanaudière Festival de Lanaudière Joliette / CA Tickets
Wed 24 Jul 20.00 VAL Stadsschouwburg Utrecht (Try-out) Utrecht / NL Info Tickets
Thu 25 Jul 20.00 VAL Stadsschouwburg Utrecht (Try-out) Utrecht / NL Info Tickets
Fri 26 Jul 20.00 VAL Stadsschouwburg Utrecht (Try-out) Utrecht / NL Info Tickets
Fri 20 Sep 20.00 VAL Stadsschouwburg Utrecht / NL Info Tickets
Sat 21 Sep 20.00 VAL Stadsschouwburg (première) Utrecht / 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.