Maat Saxophone Quartet

Dutch Classical Talent

Maat Saxophone Quartet

Dutch Classical Talent

What is dance without movement? Which words do you choose for a song without guidelines or vocals? How do you express this in a composition for a saxophone quartet? 

The Maat Saxophone Quartet put these questions on a lecturn and chose pieces that focus on dance and song. Not literally, the effect comes to life in the minds of the listeners. When the music blowd over into a cloud of poetry and dance, then the mission of the Maat Saxophone Quartet has succeeded. A custom lighting scheme could result in a light hallucinatory experience. 

The jury on the Maat Saxophone Quartet: ‘They speak the same language, literally and musically! Technically of extremely high level, organic cooperation and an amazingly tight presentation.Their program is original and tantalizing, you want to keep listening.'

Sun 13 Feb 2022
Theater aan het Vrijthof:
Price € 17.50
Classical - Chamber music
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Negarehaye Rangin
Ramin Amin Tafreshi

Two pieces for string quartet

Le bal

So Softly  ​​​​​​​
Wilson ​​​​​​​

Syrinx ​​​​​​​
Debussy ​​​​​​​

New piece​​​​​​​
Nuno Lobo ​​​​​​​


The talent trajectory Dutch Classical Talent, is a known concept in the Dutch classical music world. Under the laureates of Dutch Classical Talent there are several known names, such as: Tania Kross, Lavinia Meijer, Nora Fischer, Van Baerle Trio and the Berlage Saxophone Quartet. Through auditions, a jury chooses four top talents. These four young musicians will develop themselves through a coaching program and will tour the twelve largest concerthalls in the Netherlands to make themselves known. Their programs are tantalizing, current, moving and spectatular. This year it is a varied mix, namely with a singer, a percussion duo, a pianist and a cellist. Here you can hear the crème de la crème of musicians. The musicians of the future. 

Soprano saxophone 
Daniel Ferreira
ALto saxophone
Catarina Gomes

Pedro Silva
BARitone saxophone

Mafalda Oliveira