24 - 26 June 2021

BIVOUAC, roaming along the Dordogne

with Le UN from Bordeaux, France


9 - 18 April 2021

Festival PIEDNU, Le Havre, France

with Le UN from Bordeaux, France


9 December 2019


'Huis de Pinto'
St Antoniebreestraat 69
1011 HB Amsterdam
reservation recommended > send email to pintotonics@huisdepinto.nl



20;00 doors
20:30 start solo set
23:00 end of event

Entrance 10 + 7 (students/cjp/concessions)

23 November 2019

Karl-Marx-Straße 28
12043 Berlin

8 pm


Hilary Jeffery - trombone
Rozemarie Heggen - contrabas

24 Oktober 2019 Amsterdam Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ 
 5 November 2019 Grand Théâtre Groningen Sounds of Music
 10 November 2019 Verkadefabriek Den Bosch November Music

Nieuw Ensemble plays

Thirty Situations - Joel Bons




17 February 2019
3 pm, Jazzkeller 69 @ Industriesalon
Reinbeckestrasse 9, 12459 Berlin Schöneweide


*Keith Tippett will not be able to travel or play due to his illness, the program of the second set has been changed

Winter's Welcome / Worldpremiere

Paul Schwingenschlögl, trumpet
Elena Kakaliagou, horn
Hilary Jeffery, trombone
Robin Hayward, microtonal tuba
Rozemarie Heggen, double bass
Yorgos Dimitriadis, drums

Set 1
Zinc and Copper play Keith Tippett - Winter's Welcome

Set 2
Willi Kellers - drums
Julie Sassoon - piano
Tobias Delius - tenor sax, clarinet
Rozemarie Heggen - double bass
Hilary Jeffery - trombone, trumpet
Zinc & Copper will play "Dedicated to Mingus" by Keith Tippett.
Keith has made a new arrangement of his wonderful piece from 1979, dedicated to Charles Mingus, especially for Zinc &

13 December 2018
Amsterdam, Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ 8.15 pm, introduction 7.15 pm

The long Breath of Innovation and Tradition
Nieuw Ensemble with compositions by a.o. Bulsink, Adamek, and a world premiere by Sharman.


29 March 2018  

Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam
8.15 pm

Nieuw Ensemble and soloists
Ed Spanjaard, conductor

Joel Bons - new work, premiere

Info: www.nieuw-ensemble.nl

16 & 17 February 2018  

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Auditorium
16 February 7 - 8 pm
17 February 2 - 3 pm


"Blue(s) in Green to the 31 Limit" (World Premiere)

Catherine Christer Hennix - computer, composition
Benjamin Duboc - double bass
Rozemarie Heggen - double bass
Hilary Jeffery - live sound
Marcus Pal - production assistant

Info; www.sonicacts.com

6 August 2017

Open studios
On the island Skomvaer, the Lofoten, Norway



1 July - 1 August 2017
Artist in residence at Røst AIR on the island of Skomvaer in northern Norway.
'Røst AiR is working on alternative ways of navigating, creating and being in this world, exploring for instance the post- fossil fuel potential. Focus and interests include but are not limited to : The ecological transition, geo-politics, diversity, self-sufficiency, race, gender, art, and intersections between ecology, decolonial thought and action, post-colonial feminism and queer theory.'



World Forum on International Dialogue
5 May 2017

Concert with the New Ensemble in Baku, Azerbeidzjan.
Khutba, Mugam and Surah (1997), for ensemble and Tar-solo by Karajev.


Monday Match
The 6th of June 2016
Bimhuis, Piet Heinkade 3, 1019 BR, Amsterdam
8.30 pm, entrance free

Together with Kenzo Kusuda, dancer and choreographer, I will curate the monthly Monday Match in the Bimhuis in Amsterdam. We will invite improvising dancers and musicians from different angles, for an inspiring and ground-braking performance. Kenzo and I are both excited to open up new universes, to be inspired, to be touched, and to be changed by the dynamic chemistry that arises from co-creating in the moment.

Performers, dancers:

Thomas Falk, Joost Vrouenraets, Mami Izumi, Sieger Baljon, Valentina Campora, Sebo Bakker, Kenzo Kusuda


Felicity Provan, cornet, stem
Yung-Tuan Ku, percussie
Rozemarie Heggen, contrabas

For more information: www.bimhuis.nl

Kenzo Kusuda
foto: Cees van de Ven

Rozemarie Heggen
foto: Peter Gannushkin

Saul - Zeeland Nazomerfestival
The 25th of August to the 5th of September 2015
Begins at: 20:30
Saul, de muziektheatervoostelling

From the 25th. of August to the 5th. of september I'm playing with the DDKBB(David Kweksilber Big Band) and the actor Dirk Roofthooft, in the Zeeland Nazomerfestival.

Saul (text, Rob de Graaf; music, Boudewijn Tarenskeen/DKBB; light, Johan Vonk; director, Dick Hauser) is about power, respect, and the wasteland. Dirk Roofthooft and the DKBB are at their most vulnerable and crushing in this performance.
Location: Lasloods, Tweede Binnenhavenweg 2, 4382 ZH Vlissingen

For more information: www.theaterzeelandia.nl

Samaya klankconcert
25 February 2015
20:00 Samaya concert in co-creation

A new sound experience in the beautiful Samaya chapel in Werkhoven.

Before the break there will be a concert based on improvisation and meditation which opens a sound journey for everybody. After the break there will be a sound meditation in co-creation.

Cedric Vermue: piano, Luuk Lenders: flutes, Elaine von Nuding, Tineke Blok, and Joanne van Wijgerden: voices and crystal bowls, Joep Brants: aquaphone, Rozemarie Heggen: double bass.

Suggested donations: young people 5 euros, adults 10 euros. Door opens at 19:00. The concert will be 20:00 till 22:00, we recommend that you bring a blanket, it's still winter.

Address: Hollendewagenweg 20, Werkhoven.

Nieuw Ensemble in Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ
12 February 2015
20:15 concert with the Nieuw Ensemble
in Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ in Amsterdam.

"An Evening of Today"
An international group of young composers will get the space, in cooperation with the musicians of the Nieuw Ensemble, to operate outside the well-known pathways and look for sounds unheard-of, and connect with other disciplines.

8th to the 14th of December 2014
In this week I will be playing two concerts with the Nieuw Ensemble in Taipei, Taiwan. We will also be doing a reading session for young composers.

Nieuw Ensemble – Little Giant Chinese Chamber Orchestra
12 December 2014
19:30 Taipei National Concert Hall

"Worlds Apart, Dream Together"
13th of December 2014
19:30 Taipei National Concert Hall
"Sonic Portraits"

Nieuw Ensemble in Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ
4th of December 2014
20:15 uur concert in Amsterdam with the Nieuw Ensemble in Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ

“Het leven begint”, composers born around 1970 are being featured in this program. They shape their compositions from very different viewpoints.

For more information: www.nieuw-ensemble.nl