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Dutch Chamber Orchestra and Carel Kraayenhof Ensemble – Valentine’s concert

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Last weekend the Carel Kraayenhof Ensemble played a short series of concerts together with the Dutch Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of concert master Gordan Nikolić.
The well known guitar player Izhar Elias made a special soloist participation, as well as Carel Kraayenhof played as a soloist in a few pieces together with the Orchestra.

Something also very special in this program…

Noordhollands Dagblad review

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At the end of December the Dutch newspaper, Noordhollands Dagblad published the following article:

Translation:

Kraayenhof’s liberating music”
By Hans Visser

It will be a liberation celebration. It is not meaningless that Carel Kraayenhof names the performance, and the matching CD, ‘Liberacion’. Moved by the fate of the refugees, the bandoneón player and composer wants to present…

Great review on AD Curaçao

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This article came out on Saturday 22 november on the AD Curaçao newspaper. An interview by writer and journalist Giselle Ecury with Carel Kraayenhof about his project Liberación (Carel Kraayenhof Ensemble).

Translation:
Carel Kraayenhof’s dream: unification

Much has been written about him. Roughly 55 million people from all over the world watched him play the bandoneón at t…

4 stars review – Dagblad de Limburger

De Limburger 21 nov 2014

On the 21st of November another great review came out for the CD Liberación. This time at the Dutch newspaper Dagblad de Limburger.

Translation:
CD REVIEW

WORLDMUSIC
Artist: Carel Kraayenhof
Title: Liberación
Record company: Bando Dreams

He will stay forever the musician who brought Maxima to tears. On his new album Liberación, bandoneón player Carel Kraayenhof is going,…

Carel Kraayenhof on TV show “STA OP TEGEN KANKER” – in collaboration with John van Eyk and Paul de Leeuw

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STA OP TEGEN KANKER – Wednesday 19 November
Paul de Leeuw will sing the song “Als je ooit weg gaat”, from his new album “De Leeuw zingt Long”, on the live TV show ‘Sta op tegen kanker’ (A benefit TV show for cancer research). Carel Kraayenhof and John van Eyk collaborate with Paul on during this song.
LIVE ON TV, 19 November – at 21.25 hrs on Dutch TV channel NPO 1.

for mor…

Carel Kraayenhof Ensemble gives a concert at the IJsselhallen in Zwolle (The Netherlands)

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This past Saturday (November 15 2014), the Carel Kraayenhof Ensemble gave a special ‘Liberación’ concert in Zwolle (The Netherlands) to the Syrian refugees living in t…

A new 5 star review for Liberación

Trouw 14.11.14 recensie Liberaci

This past weekend Liberación received another 5 star review. This time from the Dutch newspaper TROUW.

Translation:
A powerful statement on the bandoneon

WORLD
Carel Kraayenhof Ensemble
Liberacion (Bando Dreams)
*****
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The current situation in the world brings engagement back in pop music. Last week Bob Geldof announced his Band Aid project against Ebola, Izalin…

5 star review CD Liberación – Noord-Hollands Dagblad

NHD 7 .11.14 CD recensi Liberaci

Today, November 7th, this 5 star review came out about the new CD Liberación at the Noord-Hollands Dagblad newspaper!

Translation:
Classic
Carel Kraayenhof, ‘Liberación’
(Bando Dreams)

One of the reasons why the work of bandoneon player Carel Kraayenhof always intrigues, is that his music is never a given. His new CD ‘Liberación’, a tribute to freedom, anticipates a…

CD Liberación review – tango magazine La Cadena

La Cadena nov. 2014

We are happy to read another positive review on the Carel Kraayenhof Ensemble’s new CD Liberación. This one was published on the Dutch tango magazine ‘La Cadena’ (issued on early November 2014)

Translation:

CD REVIEW
By COR GLORIE

Carel Kraayenhof Ensemble

When the bandoneón starts to play in So Long Island, the first track of Liberación, you immediately hear that it is Car…

A beautiful review for the CD Liberación at the ‘Antiliaans Dagblad’

ADCuracao 31.10.14 cd Liberacion

This review was posted on the newspaper of 31st of October.

Translation:
Kraayenhof: tribute to freedom
By Giselle Ecury
On 28 October I attended, in Amsterdam, to the official presentation of the new album of bandoneonist Carel Kraayenhof and his ensemble. A month ago I met him during Millicent Smeets-Muskus’, better known as ‘Dudi’, book presentation. ‘Curacao is deep in our…

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