Maya Beiser - Quotes

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It's wonderful when music is intellectually stimulating. But ultimately it has to be a visceral experience.

It's wonderful when music is intellectually stimulating. But ultimately it has to be a visceral experience.

'Provenance' is more than a multimedia concert. It's a journey that unifies cultures through music, theater and beautiful visuals. ---->>>

I was a rebel and I wanted to do something that nobody else did, and nobody else played the cello. Also, I was also a small kid and I liked the fact that it was big. ---->>>

Post-minimalism implies music that's genre-less. Minimalism was very important because it came at a time when contemporary music had become so complex, so experimental and detached that people turned away from it. Minimalism broke that trend and brought music back to the people. ---->>>

A person can do a lot of reading and research as I have done. I went to Spain and spent a whole summer there with my family, immersing myself in the culture. But all that isn't really necessary to experience the music. ---->>>

I was always a rebel in the sense that I always wanted to go my own road and do something that nobody else has done. ---->>>

I'm interested in music that happens now and that relates to our lives now. ---->>>

I decided that I wanted to explore all kinds of music with my cello, not just the Western classical tradition. I just wanted to try and expand my vocabulary and bring that different kind of music to my audience. ---->>>

I grew up in a kibbutz in the Galilee, but we were surrounded by Arabic villages, so I heard all these sounds and all this music. My father was very close friends with one of the Bedouin tribes, so I would always go there, to weddings, and I was always very fascinated by that music. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 06-11, 1965
Occupation: Musician

Maya Beiser is an Israeli-born American classical cellist, performing artist and producer who lives in New York City. She has an international career as a performer and recording artist. Beiser was raised on a kibbutz in Israel by her French mother and Argentine father, and graduated from Yale University School of Music (wikipedia)