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Duo Baars Henneman will celebrate their 25th anniversary this year: it all started in Rome (IT) at the 1999 edition of the Festival Contra-Indicazioni and they never stopped playing duo ever since. An Italy tour is expected.
The first CD of Baars' trio BaarsBuisDeman ‘Cecil’s Dance’, is released December 2023 on the Wig label. This year the trio will be touring again in November December.

Ig Henneman has been awarded 'Ridder (Knight) in de Orde van Oranje Nassau'. Right after her Composers Portrait concert at the Orgelpark on September 12 2021 the deputy mayor of Amsterdam Touria Meliani presented Ignatine Henneman the award for her great contribution in the field of contemporary and improvised music
Programma Componistenportret Ig Henneman 75
Program Composers Portrait Ig Henneman 75

BaarsBuisDeman concert snippets
IG HENNEMAN 75 composer improviser knight
Outside the Rain has stopped for string quartet
Bow Valley for flutes, 3 improvisers, plus soundscape
Galina U for 4 improvisers
Solo Song for cello – As if –
Duo Baars Buis Ulrichsberger Kaleidophon (AT)
Ab Baars for Eli Content
Ig Henneman to Cecil T
see for more the Youtube channel WigRecords

Press and Publications
Ab Baars’ Cecil’s Dance see reviews
Ig Henneman - an audacious music icon rocks out- by Jennifer Thiessen, Music Works #142 Summer 2022
Ab Baars -Kledingkast- voor misha, Hollands Maandblad#895/896 juni/juli 2022
Ab Baars -interview by Kaja Draksler, On innovation and the future of music (and art) 2021
Ig Henneman - Überlebensnotwendig - interview von Andreas Fellinger, freiStil #93 dec/jan 20/21

WIG Foundation
The Wig Foundation, lead by bandleaders-composers Ab Baars (tenor saxophone, clarinet, shakuhachi) and Ig Henneman (viola), promotes improvised- as well as composed music. Wig was founded in 1993 and has since produced more then 700 concerts and 33 CDs. During concert tours Henneman and Baars often give workshops and master classes. Over the years Wig organized concerts, tours and projects for Baars and Henneman in collaboration with a long list of musicians, poets, dancers and visual artists. see collaborations.
ANBI status The Dutch Tax Administration has given the Wig Foundation the ANBI status, assigned to organizations for public welfare. This means private donations are tax deductible.

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