Cd recording Liberacion started! Carel Kraayenhof Ensemble


We have started to record Carel Kraayenhof Ensemble’s new CD, Liberación. The Kerkzaal (“church room”) at Beauforthuis in Austerlitz has been transformed into a studio and will be our home for the next three days. With Studio Engineer Hans Bedeker is in charge of the sound table and our Sound Engineer Rimmert van Lummel working hard at the moment, our CD release in October is looking…

Carel Kraayenhof Newsletter June. On vacation to Porugal?


Dear friends and colleagues,

The Carel Kraayenhof Ensemble is back from a great tour in Indonesia. Next to the successful concerts at the Theater Salihara and at the Erasmus Huis, both in Jakarta, the Ensemble also gave a beautiful concert in the Kraton in Yogyakarta. The Sultan and his family live in this “Kraton” and during the concert we were honored by the presence of his oldest…

Carel Kraayenhof Ensemble to Indonesia.

Yogyakarta paleis

For the second time in the existance of the ensemble the musicians will travel to Indonesia, invited by Ton van Zeeland, director of the Erasmus House in Jakarta, to give a number of concerts and workshops.
During the stay in Indonesia Dennis van Driel will replace our sound-technician Rimmert van Lummel. We are very grateful towards the Fund for the Stage-arts, because it promised us a…

Concerts in Doha Carel Kraayenhof & Juan Pablo Dobal

van ambassade met ministers en Yvette

With two sponsored KLM-tickets Carel and I flew to Doha on 28 April. Juan Pablo and Rimmert followed us in a flight by Qatar Airlines. We travelled on invitation of the Dutch ambassador in Doha, Yvette van Eechoud, to celebrate ‘Kings Day’ there on 29 April in the National Theatre together with The Dutch community.
When you arrive on the airport it is immediately clear that you landed in a…

Special Kings Day Concert, April 28 in Doha, Qatar by Carel Kraayenhof & Juan Pablo Dobal


This year, the Kingdom of the Netherlands marks an extraordinary national day, as it will be the first King’s Day since the investiture of His Majesty King Willem-Alexander in 2013. The Embassy in Doha has therefore planned a special King’s Day celebration at the National Theatre on the evening of April 29th .

The King’s Day Concert will start with an official reception against a…

News letter April

Dear friends and colleagues,
As our good friend and colleague you probably know that in 2006 Carel recorded the CD ‘Guardians of the Clouds’ with Ennio Morricone’s music. This CD is still available in our webshop. Ennio Morricone will be playing in The Netherlands during this next month. Because we highly appreciate you as a receiver of our newsletter we would like to offer you a fr…

“LIBERACION” A theater production where image and music become one based on the theme ‘freedom’.

Carel Kraayenhof Ensemble #

Carel Kraayenhof has been busy for more than a year and even rehearsals have taken place. Now the entire world may know: together with his ensemble and two filmmakers he is creating a new theater show: ‘Liberación’. A theater production where image and music become one based on the theme ‘freedom’.
It is actually pretty logical, as the bandoneón player and composer Kraayenhof says…

Copyright ©2013. All Rights Reserved.