December 15, 2018

Maya Beiser's latest multidisciplinary performance work, THE DAY is a collaboration with dancer Wendy Whelan, and choreographer Lucinda Childs, with music by composer David Lang. World Premiere at Jacob's Pillow July 31- August 4 2019


Read the NY Times article

July 3, 2018

Mark-Anthony Turnage's cello concerto was written for and named after Maya and premiered with the Swedish Chamber Orchestra and conductor Thomas Dausgaard in November 2016. A slow and haunting piece, Maya is based on Brandenburg Concerto No. 1, using some of Bach's mel...

May 16, 2018

From The New York Times:

"The adventurous Ms. Beiser has been called the “cello goddess,” which is not hyperbole: She summons from her instrument an emotional power so stirring that even the most stoic audience members risk turning into sobbing sacks of flesh." 

More i...

April 13, 2018

On May 10-13, Peak Performances at Montclair University presents Spinning, a new evening-length collaboration from composer Julia Wolfe, cellist Maya Beiser, and visual artist Laurie Olinder, with choreography by Netta Yerushalmy and performed by Maya Beiser with celli...

January 26, 2018

Maya Beiser and David Lang's new album, the day, is out January 26, 2018 on Cantaloupe Music. The album features Lang’s new work for Maya, the day, paired with a new recording of his previous work for her, world to come.



the day (2016) was compos...

February 7, 2017

As the inaugural Mellon Distinguished Visiting Artist this year, Maya Beiser will collaborate with MIT faculty and students to investigate ways to advance her artistic practice with new technologies.

On March 3, Maya will perform composer and MIT CAST Faculty Director E...

January 30, 2017

Maya talks about art, fashion, not conforming to predictable molds and her concert at London’s Kings Place on February 10.

Read full interview here.


August 17, 2016

Maya received a raving review from the Washington Post, which described how "amid all the electronics, 'TranceClassical' takes on something of an Old World devotional tone. Bach’s sublime 'Air,' with a scratchy LP effect placed loudly underneath, opens the album, while...

August 9, 2016

Maya performs at (Le) Poisson Rouge in New York City this September. The show will feature music off her new album TranceClassical which is out now!

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