Bob Zimmerman

Composer

Bob Zimmerman (1948) has been involved as a composer and an arranger in numerous theatre-, televison-, CD- en movieproductions. Thus 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 worldfamous Metropole Orchestra. Zimmerman also composed many movie soundtracks, for instance the Dutch feature films De Avonden, Tirza en Süskind. Also for the successful Dutch nature documentaries De Nieuwe Wildernis (The new wilderness) and Holland, natuur in de Delta. For the stage he wrote over 10 operas, ranging from one minute for a cappella choir to big symphonic full length drama. Beside these compositions “in a context” he also wrote many vocal and instrumental concert pieces; his recent Cinq ou six Bagatelles Brillantes, for the internationally beloved Osiris Trio (piano, violin, cello) was released on CD in 2018.