Seeking to interpret and express the beauty of early music, Rebecca finds inspiration not only in the historical but also in the present context. At the intersection of past and present, the viol itself, as a period instrument, is an invaluable means of expression. Rebecca’s aim is to explore how the instrument interacts with modern sound and how this interaction flows beyond music to other performing arts. Several of the ensembles she has co-founded and currently works with focus on exploring improvisation in solo, duo and bigger ensembles. Some also incorporate present-day music genres (e.g. electronics, soundscape), visual art and contemporary dance. 

Current Projects

BlackSpot is an artistic space in which contemporary dance and music performed on historical instruments merge from the basis of freedom of action, procedure and proposal.

Amaranthus is a young and dynamic ensemble that innovates by allying baroque music with visual art. The two media are inspired by one another, exploring the fragile harmony of their dialogue.

Artemisia Consort is a chamber music ensemble with soprano, viola da gamba and harpsichord inspired by the powerful artist Artemisia Gentileschi. 

The Lab

The Lab is an ensemble that plays renaissance and baroque music incorporating improvisation both in the style of the periods and contemporary and electronic sound effects.

Roessler-Lefèvre duo combines viola da gamba, live electronics and field recording soundscapes. Collaboration with the Hague based composer Leonie Roessler (Composition, Live Elecrtronics, Field Recordings). Together they blend the sounds of the outside world and this historical instrument. The result is minimal and new.

Eos Consort was created from the desire to go to the depths of the Renaissance polyphony. Eos Consort believes in a democratic method where all musicians in the ensemble take responsibility not only for their own voice but also for the whole.

LinGon is a chamber music ensemble created in 2008 by four musicians that met during their studies in Brussels and Cologne. They have all specialized in early music and historically informed performance and play on historical instruments.