Maya Verlaak

Composer & performer


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2 June
2018

SONG&DANCE: An excessively elaborate effort to explain or justify'
Performed by Late Music Ensemble, based in York, UK
Concert at 19:30,  St. Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NQ, United Kingdom

28 May
2018
New work for 25 electric guitars
The Fringe Guitar Project, a production of the Ensemble Klang Foundation in association with the Academy for Music and the Performing Arts, Tilburg (AMPA)

Concert at the Concertzaal, Tilburg, Netherlands

26 May
2018
New work for 25 electric guitars
The Fringe Guitar Project, a production of the Ensemble Klang Foundation in association with the Academy for Music and the Performing Arts, Tilburg (AMPA)

Concert at Dag in de Branding Festival in The Hague, Netherlands

9 May 2018

Performance of 'KlangfarbenTanz', in collaboration with - and performed by Karin de Fleyt.
Concert at PACE studio 1, Montfort University, Leicester, United Kingdom

22 April 2018

New work for 25 electric guitars
The Fringe Guitar Project, a production of the Ensemble Klang Foundation in association with the Academy for Music and the Performing Arts, Tilburg (AMPA)

Concert at the Red Sofa Series in De Doelen Concert Hall, Rotterdam, Netherlands

23 March
2018
SONG&DANCE: An excessively elaborate effort to explain or justify'
Performed by: Denera James, Lester St.louis, Joseaugusto Mejía, Jesse Greenberg, Assaf Gidron, тео дора and Maya Verlaak
8pm MISE-EN_PLACE, 678 Hart St, Brooklyn 11221, New York, USA

7 March 2018

Performance of 'Synthesis' written for and performed by 'Decibel'
The Lab, Birmingham Conservatoire, United Kingdom
19 - 24 February
2018

Invited as guest at the College of Music, Seoul National University, the Republic of Korea
Performance of SONG&DANCE: An excessively elaborate effort to explain or justify'

5 February
2018

Radio broadcast of SONG&DANCE: An excessively elaborate effort to explain or justify' Written for and performed by IEMA (International Ensemble Modern Academy).
On the dutch radio station: Concertzender

7 December
2017

Performance of 'Tape Piece' by Maya Verlaak and Andy Ingamells
Performed by Rowland Hill and Jack Sheen
At London Contemporary Music Festival: http://lcmf.co.uk
As part of 'New Intimacy': http://lcmf.co.uk/7-DecemberNew-Intimacy-I-1

2 December 2017
Performance of 'Tape Piece' by Maya Verlaak and Andy Ingamells
Performed by Lawrence Dunn and Jack Sheen

At LEGROOM, 19:00
Unit 4, Great Northern Tower, Watson Street, M3 4EE Manchester (UK)

25 November
2017

Mixed performances, In collaboration with Dirty Electronics at Punctum, Prague,(CZ)
Including a performance of 'A hard Days Night', performed by Maya Verlaak
http://www.punctum.cz/
http://www.dirtyelectronics.org/menu.html

24 November
2017

'Making for Radio', in collaboration with Dirty Electronics
Public concert and recording for Czech Radio
At Škroupovo náměstí 4, 130 00, Prague 3

(broadcast on 6 December 2017)
http://www.musa.cz/czech-radio-studio-no-1.htm
http://www.dirtyelectronics.org/menu.html

18 September 2017 Performance of 'SONG&DANCE: An excessively elaborate effort to explain or justify' Written for and performed by IEMA (International Ensemble Modern Academy).
Concert at Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Kleiner Saal, Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
https://www.internationale-em-akademie.de/en/concerts_iema/2017-09

7  September 2017

Performance of 'SONG&DANCE: An excessively elaborate effort to explain or justify' Written for and performed by IEMA, (International Ensemble Modern Academy).
Concert at Gaudeamus Muziekweek, Utrecht (NL)
https://gaudeamus.nl/en/events/frankfurt-youngsters/

16 July
2017
Performance of 'SONG&DANCE(II): An excessively elaborate effort to explain or justify'
Written for Divertimento Ensemble in Italy
Concert in Bobbio, Auditorium Santa Chiara di Bobbio, Piacenza.

20 June
2017

Player piano project  in collaboration with Martin Perkins
Concert at CODA festival
The last performances at Birmingham Conservatoire before the building is demolished.
Birmingham Conservatoire website link

20 June
2017

Performance of 'All English Music is Greensleeves (II)' version for 2 melodicas
Performed by Oliver Farrow and Maya Verlaak
Concert at CODA festival
The last performances at Birmingham Conservatoire before the building is demolished.
Birmingham Conservatoire website link

18 June
2017

Performance of Clavecin oculaire (II)

Objects and Sound Night #1, StudioAcht, Berlin (DE)

25 May
2017

Performance of 'Tape Piece' by Maya Verlaak and Andy Ingamells
Performed by soundinitiative
Espace des arts sans frontičres, Paris, France

25 May
2017
Performance-lecture of 'Johann Ludwig Luig'
M3C research festival
Stamfort Court, University of Leicester

16 May
2017
Performance of Dance (III) in 5 movements
Rewritten for and performed by Jack Sheen and An Assembly
Concert at City, University of London Concert Series
Performance Space, City, University of London, College Building, 19:00-20:00
www.city.ac.uk

9 April
2017

Performance of 'Tape Piece' by Maya Verlaak and Andy Ingamells
Performed by DUOBAAN, (BE)
At Concertgebouw Brugge, Belgium

7 April
2017
Performance of 'Clavecin Oculaire (II)'
rewritten for Digbeth's first friday event at Centrala, Birmingham, UK
Post Paradise concert series in collaboration with Flatpack film festival.

24 March
2017

Performance of 'All English Music is Greensleeves (II)' version for 2 melodicas
Performed by Oliver Farrow and Maya Verlaak
Concert at'Remembering the Experimental Music Catalogue'concert
at the Montfort University, Leicester, PACE studio 1:

22 March
2017


Performance of 'Tape piece','Clavecin oculaire (II)'and 'A Hard Day's Night'
Performed by Maya Verlaak & Andy Ingamells
Concert at Montfort University, Leicester, PACE studio 1

13 March
2017
Performance of 'Johann Ludwig Luig'
Performed by Patrick Ellis
Concert at the Recital Hall, Birmingham Conservatoire (UK)

2 March
2017
Performance of 'Tape Piece' by Maya Verlaak and Andy Ingamells
Performed by Kirkos Ensemble
Concert at New Music Dublin Festival Club, National Concert Hall, Dublin, Ireland

12 February
2017
Concert in collaboration with Robert Blatt
Performance of 'Clavecin Oculaire' and 'A Hard Day's Night' (performed by Joseph Kudirka)
Concert at Keith, Berlin

10 February
2017
Performance of 'Tape Piece' by Maya Verlaak and Andy Ingamells
Performed by Andy Ingamells and Edward Henderson
New Teeth IV, Hackney Showroom, London, UK

8 February
2017

New work in collaboration with Robert Blatt.
Concert at Studio Loos, Den Haag (NL)
2017-2018

Collaboration with Karin de Fleyt (Flute)
27 January
2017
New work in collaboration with Robert Blatt.
Concert at Birmingham Post Paradise Series,(UK)

9 December 2016
Presenting work in the subject of 'Composing as Performing' at the Hessian Theatre Academy,Künstlerhaus Mousonturm, Frankfurt am Main.
In collaboration with Paul Norman and Andy Ingamells.

3 December
2016

'Hexenhaus', written for 'Dag in de Branding' festival, Den Haag (NL)
Concert at Korzo Theater, Den Haag.
5-26 November
2016

Creating new work in residency with the 'Inlets ensemble', Miami, USA
Concert at AUDIOTHEQUE, Miami.
6 November 2016
Performance of 'Tape Piece' by Maya Verlaak and Andy Ingamells
Performed by Lia Kohl and Nick Meryhew
Concert at BOP STOP @ the Music Settlement, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

4 November
2016
'A Hard Days Night'(Woo!), Written for Digbeth's first friday event at East side projects, Birmingham, UK

8 October
2016
"Dance"(2016) Rewritten for a smaller ensemble:
Germaine Sijstermans (clarinet), Ana Graça (French Horn), James Hewitt (violin), Cody Takács (double bass) Leo Svirsky (piano), Emil Tan Erten (percussion)
At Studio Loos, Den Haag (NL)

27 September
2016
"Greensleeves II" for Duo and "Tape Piece"
Performed by Andy Ingamells and Maya Verlaak
At ICC Birmingham
Private performance for the 3rd M3C cohort.


2016 - 2017
Curating "Post Paradise", A Birmingham(UK) based New Music Concert Series!
At Centrala, Birmingham.

22 September
2016
"Process"(2016)
Performed by Howard Skempton and Maya Verlaak
At Birmingham Conservatoire PhD presentations.

29 July-
14 August
2016

Darmstadt Summer course (DE)
Workshop/performance for 'Composer-Performer' with David Helbich and Jennifer Walshe.
2 July 2016
New work: "Process"
Performed by Howard Skempton and Maya Verlaak
At RMA Music and/as Process 4th Annual Conference, Bath Spa University, UK

26 June
2016
New work: "Carrier".
Commissioned by Birmingham Conservatoire.
A fanfare for the final concert at the Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham Conservatoire.
Performed by Birmingham Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra.
Tickets and information here.
6-20 June
2016
"Sand Songs"
Residency in The Hague, Netherlands.
In collaboration with Ana Smaragda Lemnaru, Grzegorz Marciniak, David Pocknee, Adam Basanta.
Information about the iiinitiative Residency
Facebook event link
1 June
2016
New work: "Scacciare Pensieri"
Commissioned by 840 series, written for Percussion Quartet: Abstrukt.
At St James’ Church, Islington, N1 8PF, London. Tickets and information here
20 May
2016
New work: "Dance"
Commissioned by x.y ensemble, UK.
At I'klektik Gallery, Lambeth SE1 7LG, London, 20:00
30 April
2016
"Tape Piece"(2012) by Andy Ingamells and Maya Verlaak
Performed by David Pocknee, Michael Baldwin, Louis d’Heudieres, Andy Ingamells and Maya Verlaak
At  Weisslich series: Nexus Art Café Manchester (UK)
14 April
2016
"Tape Piece"(2012) by Andy Ingamells and Maya Verlaak
Performed by Mocrep ensemble (USA) at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, (USA)