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Calefax & the Marine Band of the Royal Netherlands Navy

Calefax & the Marine Band of the Royal Netherlands Navy

Johan de Meij, an international celebrity in the world of the symphonic wind orchestra, is currently one of the most performed Dutch composers. Calefax will perform as soloists in a grand new composition de Meij has written especially for reed quintet and wind orchestra, with the Marine Band of the Royal Netherlands Navy.

Calefax makes a scene

Calefax makes a scene

We’re liberating ourselves from our music stands and will be moving freely on stage in Calefax maks a scene. Together with choreographer Sanne van der Put, we are deepening your musical experience by staging our movements.

Taking the organ out of church!

Taking the organ out of church!

Calefax brings the most beautiful organ music to the concert hall.

Dancing on the vulcano

Dancing on the vulcano

During the first years of our existence, Helena Rasker used to be our go-to vocalist. Many years and grand careers later, we join the stage once again.

VAL

VAL

Calefax and theatre company Schweigman& bring a musical ode to falling, in which we look our fears in the eye.

Tour Japan 2019

Tour Japan 2019

From Sunday 17 untill Sunday 24 March, 2019, Calefax travels Japan for a series of concerts in (a.o.) Tokyo, Kyoto and Hiroshima.

Tour USA 2019

Tour USA 2019

From Sunday 3 untill Tuesday 12 February, 2019, Calefax travels to the USA for a series of concerts and master classes in (a.o.) New York, California, Utah and Colorado.

Calefax with a.o. Davies, Reich, Volans & Nas

Calefax with a.o. Davies, Reich, Volans & Nas

Calefax in a minimalistic flavoured programme. With musical migratory birds by Carola Bauckholt, Steve Reich’s vision on Manhattan and a piece by Tansy Davies, the composer in residence of the Concertgebouw.

Dream or Reality?

Dream or Reality?

Is it a dream? Or reality? Calefax plays music from the twilight zone between dreams, imagination and everyday reality.

Inside the mind of a composer

Inside the mind of a composer

How does music originate? Where do the notes come from? Do composers just make up a tune or does the melody impose itself? Are strong emotions the breeding room of impassioned music or is silence a condition for a musical storm?

PAN Festival 2018

PAN Festival 2018

The shortest festival of the Netherlands! The PAN is Calefax’s annual festival concert between Christmas and New Year.

Open your Ears! (8+)

Open your Ears! (8+)

In Open your Ears! the five men of Calefax tell you all about their love and passion for music.

Calefax & Matthew Barley

Calefax & Matthew Barley

The adventurous English cellist Matthew Barley is Calefax’s ideal ‘partner in crime’.

Dido & Aeneazz

Dido & Aeneazz

Calefax and renowned trumpeter Eric Vloeimans present a swinging new version of Purcell’s famous baroque opera Dido and Aeneas.

Hidden Gems

Hidden Gems

Hidden gems from Calefax’s repertoire enjoy the limelight.

Seven Locks (4+)

Seven Locks (4+)

A sing along concert for everyone aged four or more.

The Music Factory (6+)

The Music Factory (6+)

The five Calefax men work in a pipe factory. Every day they do the same and that suits them fine. So there is great panic when one day the orders stop coming in.

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