Sound & Silence
Chris Hinze & Ton Akkermans


On Saturday, May 18, 2024 from 8:30 PM to 9:45 PM is the next “Sound & Silence” Lig Concert (Lay down concert) by Chris Hinze & Ton Akkermans at the attractive Sufi temple in the dunes of Katwijk aan Zee.

Sufi Temple, Zuidduinseweg 7, 2225 JS Katwijk aan Zee, Netherlands

Chris Hinze ended his last major tour in November 2023, with a frenzied concert in Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw. However, there is no question of quitting music. He will continue giving intimate, soothing music tours together with sound phenomenon Ton Akkermans in 2024. The concerts are a combination of flute improvisations, inspired by the calming meditative sounds of singing bowls, gongs, and bells. Concerts that you can enjoy sitting or lying down.

Ton Akkermans opens with a short introduction about the intention of the world of sound and the magic of ancient Tibetan singing bowls. The flute and singing bowls are the ideal combination to connect silence with sound. Concert duration is approx. 1 ¼ hours. Allready last year, both played a sold-out ”Lay down Concert” concert at the Sufi temple in Katwijk.

Ton Akkermans: singing bowls, gongs and bells specialist. Akkermans plays, among other things, the large plate gong, a mix of tam-tam and gong/sound tubes, the longest of which is almost 2 meters long, bells, cymbals, triangles and phosphor bronzes and sound bars. All these instruments are handmade, forged by himself. He gives lectures and workshops at home and abroad.

If possible bring your own mat, pillow, and blanket. The temple has chairs and woollen blankets.

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From Tibet To
New York

On this CD (KYT. 828 cd ) you can listen again to all compositions that were played during the tour "Chris Hinze presents "Crazy young men 2.0 in Concert". With Chris Hinze (flutes / keyboards) & feat. sound phenomenon Ton Akkermans (Singing Bowls, gongs & bells) and Master guitarist Peter van Deerse.
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Crazy Young
Men 2.0
Multimedia Theatre

The concert tour 'From Tibet to New York' took place from March until December 2023


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Chris Hinze is supported by:


The release date of my new album "Light" is March 23 2022. A very diverse album in terms of styles with great guest musicians such as Claron McFadden, Mola Sylla, Sandhya Sanjana, Lucas van Merwijk, Coen Molenaar, just to name a few. All of them contributed selflessly.


We donate the income from the sale of this CD to “Muziekbox” in the Laakkwartier in The Hague, where most people are hard-pressed financially. “Muziekbox” is the first of hopefully a series of music playgrounds throughout the Netherlands.

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The CD "LIGHT" (KYT 827) is available at

Incredible India

De onbekende en fascinerende en kleurrijke wereld van 1.5 miljard Indiers. Op een groot scherm worden indrukwekkende videobeelden in combinatie met fluitspel, backingtracks, collages en persoonlijke verhalen samengesmeed tot een boeiend schouwspel.


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Incredible India

The complete audio and video tracks from the concerttour.
€ 25,-(plus shipping)

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NTR documentaire' Iedereen verlicht' met Chris Hinze

2017 – 2018
Tibet - On The Roof Of The World

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- Body Energy
- more video's

2017 – 2018
Saliah - Under
African Skies
Visual Concert

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> press release & photo's

- Growling Flute Forest

Mr. Richard Parker

The Road of Hope
Featuring Coen Molenaar, Maya Lisa and others.

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- Heartbeat
- Road of Hope

The Saliah Remixes
Remixes by Chris Hinze of the original 1983 album.

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The Art of Baroque- Jazz- Dance & Worldmusic
Featuring Claron McFadden, Chris Hinze, Majid Bekkas & The Band

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- Vrije Geluiden, VPRO TV
2 songs and interview, Nov. 8 2009

Africa Impressions
"What should I call this music? It’s really not that important. Call it lounge if you want, or reggae; world music; jazz. The name doesn’t matter. For me it’s all about the emotion, the sheer pleasure and the language of music."

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Tibet Impressions
Volume 3

This cd transports you to the unknown and fascinating world of the Tibetans, their monastic communities and their lives amidst the overwhelming surroundings of the Tibetan landscape.

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The Chris Hinze Combination - Live
In Concert
Available at this website and in the shops.

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