who almost made the reed quintet seem the best musical format on the planet. - The TimesMore about Calefax
Calefax hosts the 19th edition of their annual festival PAN on 28 December. PAN festival is the shortest festival of the Netherlands, filled with musicians from various genres and surprising crossovers with other art forms. With a.o. Paulien Cornelisse, Dudok Quartet and Sishani.
Calefax and the Rembrandt Trio perform on the edge of composition and improvisation, in brand new work and other pieces by mostly unknown masters from the past, with music by a.o. Rembrandt Frerichs, Louis Couperin and Girolamo Frescobaldi.
For the occasion of the 15th anniversary of the Calefax Composers Competition, Calefax organizes a free public final round of judging with Kate Moore at the Tolhuistuin Amsterdam.
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 14 Dec||19.00||public final round of judging of the Calefax Composers Competition||Tolhuistuin||Amsterdam / NL||Info|
|Wed 28 Dec||19.30||Festival PAN 2022||Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ||Amsterdam / NL||Info||Tickets|
|Fri 13 Jan||19.45||The Composing Performer, the Performing Composer||TivoliVredenburg||Utrecht / NL||Info||Tickets|
|Sun 15 Jan||20.15||The Composing Performer, the Performing Composer||Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ||Amsterdam / NL||Info||Tickets|
|Sun 22 Jan||15.00||The Composing Performer, the Performing Composer||Concertpodium Soest||Soest / NL||Info||Tickets|
|Fri 27 Jan||20.15||Europe: a century ago||Abdijkerk||Aduard / NL||Info||Tickets|
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