Entries by Thirza

Carel Kraayenhof taken into hospital…

Carel Kraayenhof taken into hospital But at the moment all is fine with him. After last week’s concert on May 5th at the Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ Carel did not feel well and on the 6th of May he started feeling a lot of pain and cramps in his stomach. The pain was so strong […]

Madiba – Carel Kraayenhof- Liberation concert 2015

As a addition to our special theater show ‘Liberación’ on Liberation Day, May 5th, at the Muziekgebouw aan’t IJ, Carel Kraayenhof has written a new composition. This special composition will be presented for the very first time during the Liberation meal by the Carel Kraayenhof Ensemble, proceeding the theater show. When Carel was asked to […]

Compositions for Voordekunst.nl Liberación donors

The last compositions for the voordekunst.nl donors for the theater show Liberación have been written by Carel Kraayenhof. Just about one year ago we have asked friends and fans for a financial donation in order to be able to make our theater show Liberación. There were donations from €25 to €1.500 and for each amount […]

Carel Kraayenhof at Ahoy Rotterdam – Julia!

Carel Kraayenhof plays together with the Rotterdam Philharmonic and Juan Pablo Dobal on the piano, on 12 and 13 of June at Ahoy Rotterdam a beautiful version of Piazzolla’s ‘Libertando’ during the show ‘Julia’. For this composition a special tango choreography has been made for three Argentinean dancers, who will dance it in the air… […]

10 years Anniversary of the CKE members Bert and Jaap!

On 8th of April Carel Kraayenhof and Thirza Lourens (Carel Kraayenhof’s manager) were invited out for dinner by violinist Bert Vos and bass player Jaap Branderhorst. This to celebrate their 10th anniversary as member of the Sexteto Canyengue and the Carel Kraayenhof Ensemble. This is a special celebration if you consider the difficulties that musicians […]

Rehearsal Carel Kraayenhof & Lavinia Meijer at Frieda Menco

Carel Kraayenhof Ensemble’s violinist Bert Vos has introduced his mother’s very good friend to Carel, het name is Frieda Menco (89 years old). Bert’s mother, the writer Ida Vos, has unfortunately already passed away. Frieda, who survived Auschwitz and was friends with Margot and Anne Frank, is not able to go outside that often anymore […]

Carel Kraayenhof Resident Artist Amersfoort Jazz

This is a summary from the Amersfoort Jazz’s Pers Release Every year the Rabobank Amersfoort Jazz, held this year from 11 to 14 of June, invites a musician to be its Resident Artist. For this edition it will be Carel Kraayenhof. Carel will be performing twice during the festival, on the 11th of June during […]

Carel Kraayenhof gets an important role in the show Julia, which will be performed by the Rotterdam’s Philharmonic Orchestra on June 12 and 13 at Ahoy Rotterdam. Carel will perform as soloist on the well-known piece Libertango, van Astor Piazzolla.

PRESS RELEASE 13 March 2015 Carel Kraayenhof gets solo part in Julia Carel Kraayenhof gets an important role in the show Julia, which will be performed by the Rotterdam’s Philharmonic Orchestra on June 12 and 13 at Ahoy Rotterdam. Carel will perform as soloist on the well-known piece Libertango, van Astor Piazzolla. Mike Schaperclaus, innovator […]