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Conductor Sigiswald Kuijken receives Caecilia's Prize of Honour

Congratulations for Sigiswald Kuijken who received the Prize of Honour of the Caecilia Prizes 2016 (handed out by the Belgium music press) for his constant and hard work, already 45 years for the early music scene with his La Petite Bande!

Matthäus-Passion - BWV 244
Matthäus-Passion - BWV 244 La Petite Bande
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Out now! New album of violinist Simone Lamsma

On her second Challenge Classics album violinist Simone Lamsma combines the Violin Concerto no.1 of Shostakovich with In tempus praesens of Sofia Gubaidiulina, two Russian composers who have their very own musical language

Violin Concerto No. 1, Op. 77  / In tempus praesens
Violin Concerto No. 1, Op. 77 / In tempus praesens Simone Lamsma / The Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
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Jasper Somsen Trio: release March 10th of ’’A New Episode in Life Part I''

Jasper Somsen Trio with André Ceccarelli (drums), Jean-Michel Pilc (piano) and Jasper Somsen (double bass), with the first part of their melodically empowered jazz album! Concerts in Wageningen and Bimhuis and a special audio-exposition at the University Wageningen

A New Episode in Life Pt. I
A New Episode in Life Pt. I Jasper Somsen Trio
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Joost Lijbaart, Sanne Rambags and Bram Stadhouders: 'Under the Surface'

On the new album Under the Surface drummer Joost Lijbaart, singer Sanne Rambags and gitarist Bram Stadhouders search for the sound behind silence, in 11 improvisations resulting in a breathtaking meditative sound world!

Under the Surface
Under the Surface Joost Lijbaart / Sanne Rambags / Bram Stadhouders
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Joris Posthumus on tour with Tokyo's Bad Boys

Japanese and Dutch jazz playing, an exciting match! Joris Posthumus and Tokyo's Bad Boys hit the Dutch jazz scene in a tour: check it out here. They will go through the roof!

Tokyo's Bad Boys
Tokyo's Bad Boys Joris Posthumus Group
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Being fond of Fritz Kreisler: two interviews!

Violinist Kees Hulsmann and pianist Marian Bolt have a lot to tell about Fritz Kreisler, as a violinist and as a composer! Watch an interview with Kees here and with Marian here

The Complete Original Works for Violin and Piano
The Complete Original Works for Violin and Piano Kees Hulsmann / Marian Bolt
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Latest releases

Dream

Dream

Parc X Trio

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Symphonies Nos. 1 and 5

Symphonies Nos. 1 and 5

Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra

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Let There Be Life, Love and Laughter
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Under the Surface

Under the Surface

Joost Lijbaart / Sanne Rambags / Bram Stadhouders

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Available soon

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05 May 2017

Parsifal (BluRay DVD)

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra / Ivan Fischer / Chorus of the Dutch National Opera

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05 May 2017

Peasant Wedding & Toy Symphony

Ton Koopman / Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra

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05 May 2017

Disoriental

Genzo Okabe

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02 June 2017

Interchange

Floris Kappeyne Trio

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Besides the amount of own labels we have, we also distribute labels from all around the world. These labels are now available on our Distribution page, here on the Challenge website, and if we have the product on stock you can order it right away!

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Tour dates

27-04-2017
28-04-2017
04-05-2017
Michael Gees Stadtsaal, A-Kufstein
06-05-2017
Michael Gees Konzerthaus, D-Blaibach
07-05-2017
Matangi Quartet De Domijnen, Sittard

Latest news

Album release tour Holland, April 2017 Tokyo’s Bad Boys

08-03-2017

image In 2015 it was Joris’s turn to invite the Japanese saxophonist for concerts in Holland and Belgium, ‘a bombardment of speed, technique, emotion and surprise’, according to Jazznu. Shortly after these concerts Joris travelled to Japan again to go into a recording studio with a ‘dream team” from Tokyo. The album TOKYO’S BAD BOYS, released in September 2016 on the Challenge Records label, was received with enthusiasm and was followed ...

Joost Lijbaart, Sanne Rambags and Bram Stadhouders: 'Under the Surface'

08-03-2017

image In Under the Surface drummer Joost Lijbaart, singer Sanne Rambags and gitarist Bram Stadhouders search for the sound behind silence, in 11 improvisations resulting in a breathtaking meditative sound world! Concerts of the trio will be in Amsterdam on March 17 in Orgelpark, in Tilburg on March 26 in Nootstop and Eindhoven in Muziekgebouw Eindhoven on April 8 at the Blue Note Club sessions.

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