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Press release – Liberación album release

10.10.2014 Bandoneón player/composer Carel Kraayenhof has invested most of the past two years on his new album: ‘Liberación’ Freedom Carel Kraayenhof is a traveling musician. His inspiration comes from the richness from local music, which he encounters during his tours. Music from people who leave everything behind hoping to find a better future somewhere else. […]

Lavinia Meijer and Carel Kraayenhof together in concert

Carel Kraayenhof as well as Lavinia Meijer are known around the world as musicians who are masters of their instruments. Both have reached large audiences far beyond the borders of their country with instruments that are not commonly seen; the bandoneón and the harp, respectively. Another common factor between these two musicians: they do not […]

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 […]

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 […]

Carel Kraayenhof Ensemble to Indonesia.

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 […]

Concerts in Doha Carel Kraayenhof & Juan Pablo Dobal

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. […]

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 […]