Maya Beiser plays the cello with a passion and feeling that is unsurpassed.
Maya Beiser is an American cellist who lives in New York City. She has an international career as a performer and recording artist. She was raised on a kibbutz in Israel by her French mother and Argentine father, and graduated from Yale University School of Music. The New Yorker magazine described her as a “cello goddess” and the San Francisco Chronicle called her “the queen of contemporary cello” .... more on Wikipedia
This first piece is just too beautiful for words. Heart wrenching.
Maya Beiser performing "Mariel" composed by Osvaldo Golijov
And here is where the passion and fire of the cello comes to the front.
Maya Beiser playing "Khse Buon" composed by Chinary Ung
And finally today something otherworldly. Amazing!!
excerpts from "Provenance" Part 1
Maya Beiser collaborates with Bassam Saba, Jamey Haddad, Shane Shanahan, Shahrokh Yadegari, and Raz Mesinai. Music by Raz Mesinai, Simon Shaheen, Tamar Muskal, and Evan Ziporyn.