Calefax

Hidden Gems: From Gesualdo to Nina Simone by way of Satie

Oliver Boekhoorn – oboe
Ivar Berix – clarinet
Raaf Hekkema – saxophone
Jelte Althuis – bass clarinet
Alban Wesly – bassoon

What do you call an oboist, a clarinettist, a saxophonist, a bass clarinettist and a bassoonist? The Calefax reed quintet, which was created in the year 1985. ‘Five extremely-gifted Dutch gents who almost make the reed quintet seem the best musical format on the planet’ according to The Times. In the Weeshuis van de Hits, Calefax will surprise listeners with Hidden Gems: a musical box of assorted delights.