Bob Zimmerman is our 4th IJMF Jury Member

Bob Zimmerman has been involved as a composer and an arranger in numerous theatre, television, CD and movie productions. Amongst others he wrote the arrangement of Piazzolla’s tango Adiós Nonino, played at the wedding of Dutch crown prince Willem-Alexander and crown princess Máxima. He is one of the house arrangers of the world famous Metropole Orchestra.
Zimmerman also composed many movie soundtracks, for instance the Dutch feature films De Avonden, Tirza and Susskind. Also for the extremely successful Dutch nature documentary De Nieuwe Wildernis (The new wilderness).
For the stage he wrote over 10 operas’, ranging from one minute for a cappella choir to big symphonic full length drama. Besides these compositions “in a context” he also wrote many vocal and instrumental concert pieces. His recent ‘Cinq ou six Bagatelles Brillantes’, for the Osiris Trio (piano, violin, cello) will be recorded this year.
With Hankus Netsky, Dubi Lenz, Shura Lipovsky and Chairman Jules van Hessen,
Bob Zimmerman completes our IJMF2017 jury.BZ foto Anne Dokter april 2013

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