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Chamber Music New Zealand: CALEFAX

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In great demand internationally, world renowned Calefax Reed Quintet are one of the most dazzling wind ensembles performing at present. This close-knit ensemble of five reed players draws music from eight centuries of repertoire to create unique arrangements: from early music to classical and jazz to world premières, in the hands of Calefax it all sounds fresh and new.

Calefax Reed Quintet has enjoyed collaborations with pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, trombonist Christian Lindberg, mezzo-soprano Cora Burggraaf, Jungle Boldie (formerly the Tony Overwater Trio) trumpet player Marco Blaauw, percussionist Arnold Marinissen, Zapp String Quartet, cellist Matthew Barley, clarinettist Kinan Azmeh, violinist Claude Chalhoub, jazz singers Denise Jannah and Astrid Seriese, and choreographer Sanne van der Put.

This concert offers works by Bach, Fauré and Schumann, but freshly imagined, as if they were indeed written for reed quintet.

“Five extremely gifted Dutch gents who almost made the reed quintet seem the best musical format on the planet.” – The Times (UK)

A classical ensemble with a pop mentality. We dare you not to be charmed.

PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS
MOZART | Quintet in C minor, KV406
BACH | Brandenburg Concerto No 6, BWV1051
STRAUSS | Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op 28
FAURÉ | Dolly Suite, Op 56

THE MUSICIANS
Oliver Boekhoorn Oboe
Ivar Berix Clarinet
Raaf Hekkema Saxophone
Jelte Althuis Bass Clarinet
Alban Wesly Bassoon

Running time I 100 minutes incl interval

Additional information
Pre-Concert Talk I A pre-concert talk will take place 45 minutes prior to the performance. These are a great way to discover more about what you’ll experience that night.

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Ticket prices (excluding service fees)
$43 Adults
$37 Concession
$13 Child (17 and under)
$213 Group of 6

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Cash and eftpos available for door sales at Nelson Centre of Musical Arts from 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday and one hour prior to the scheduled performance time.

Please contact Nelson Centre of Musical Arts if you require wheelchair seating on 03 548 9477 or [email protected]

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Details

Date:
6 June, 2020
Time:
7:30 pm
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Venue

Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
Nelson, 7010 New Zealand + Google Map
Website:
www.ncma.nz