Mayah Kadish
Mayah Kadish

Violinist Mayah Kadish performs early music, new music, and many musics in between. She has played as soloist in halls such as London's Barbican Centre (UK), Lisbon's Centro Culturel de Belem (PT), Cologne Philharmonie (DE), Lucerne Opera (CH), HKW Berlin (DE), Amsterdam Muziekgebouw (NL), Volksbuehne Berlin (DE), Sadler’s Wells (UK), TSB arena Wellington (NZ), Haarlem Philharmonie (NL) Wiesbaden State Theatre (DE) ...

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Mayah is principle violinist of Berlin-based contemporary ensemble s t a r g a z e directed by André de Ridder and London-based contemporary group Ensemble x.y, and founding member of the baroque trio sonata group La Vaghezza. As concertmaster and sometimes soloist she has worked with the European Union Baroque Orchestra, La Tempête, Orchestra Controcorrente, Oxford Baroque, among others.

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Mayah was born in Rome and grew up in London. At university she studied philosophy at King’s College London and worked as a translator from French and Italian to English. She obtained her Master's degree as a violinist from the Royal Academy of Music London, and studied the baroque violin with Enrico Onofri in Sicily. She plays on baroque and modern violins made by Philip Ihle in 2019 and 2016 respectively.


Upcoming performances

Previous performances

  • July 31, 2022 | 08:00

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  • July 30, 2022 | 21:00

    Venue: Chiesa Romanica di San Secondo, Magnano, Biella (Italy)

    La Vaghezza

    Trio Sonata ensemble La Vaghezza perform music from their album Sculpting the Fabric.

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    -T. Merula Ballo detto Eccardo
    -F. Cavalli Canzona a 3, "from musiche sacre" -T. Merula Ballo detto Gennaro

    -C. Monteverdi Cor mio non mori?
    -G. B. Fontana Sonata Settima
    -B. Marini La Zorzi
    -G.B. Vitali Bergamasca, from "Partite sopra diverse sonate" -F. Turini Sonata a doi violini. Secondo tuono

    -A. Gabrielli "Giovane donna sott'un verde lauro" -S. Rossi Sinfonia 9, Primo libro
    -A. Falconieri Folia

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  • July 29, 2022 | 21:00

    Venue: Chiesa Romanica di San Secondo, Magnano, Biella (Italy)

    La Vaghezza

    Trio Sonata ensemble La Vaghezza perform music from their album Sculpting the Fabric.

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    -T. Merula Ballo detto Eccardo
    -F. Cavalli Canzona a 3, "from musiche sacre" -T. Merula Ballo detto Gennaro

    -C. Monteverdi Cor mio non mori?
    -G. B. Fontana Sonata Settima
    -B. Marini La Zorzi
    -G.B. Vitali Bergamasca, from "Partite sopra diverse sonate" -F. Turini Sonata a doi violini. Secondo tuono

    -A. Gabrielli "Giovane donna sott'un verde lauro" -S. Rossi Sinfonia 9, Primo libro
    -A. Falconieri Folia

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  • July 28, 2022 | 21:00

    Venue: Basilica del Sacro Monte, VARALLO, VC (Italy)

    La Vaghezza

    Trio Sonata ensemble La Vaghezza perform music from their album Sculpting the Fabric.

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    -T. Merula Ballo detto Eccardo
    -F. Cavalli Canzona a 3, "from musiche sacre" -T. Merula Ballo detto Gennaro

    -C. Monteverdi Cor mio non mori?
    -G. B. Fontana Sonata Settima
    -B. Marini La Zorzi
    -G.B. Vitali Bergamasca, from "Partite sopra diverse sonate" -F. Turini Sonata a doi violini. Secondo tuono

    -A. Gabrielli "Giovane donna sott'un verde lauro" -S. Rossi Sinfonia 9, Primo libro
    -A. Falconieri Folia

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  • July 17, 2022 | 13:00

    Venue: St Anne's Church, Kew, London (UK)

    Solo recital

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  • July 13, 2022 | 19:30

    Venue: Heath St Baptist Church, Hampstead, London (UK)

    La Vaghezza

    Trio Sonata ensemble La Vaghezza perform 17th Century Italian music from their album Sculpting the Fabric.

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    -T. Merula Ballo detto Eccardo
    -F. Cavalli Canzona a 3, "from musiche sacre" -T. Merula Ballo detto Gennaro

    -C. Monteverdi Cor mio non mori?
    -G. B. Fontana Sonata Settima
    -B. Marini La Zorzi
    -G.B. Vitali Bergamasca, from "Partite sopra diverse sonate" -F. Turini Sonata a doi violini. Secondo tuono

    -A. Gabrielli "Giovane donna sott'un verde lauro" -S. Rossi Sinfonia 9, Primo libro
    -A. Falconieri Folia

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    More info and tickets


  • July 12, 2022 | 13:00

    Venue: St Lawrence Church, Hull Road, York (UK)

    La Vaghezza

    July 12th: York Early Music Festival, UK

    Trio Sonata ensemble La Vaghezza perform music from their album Sculpting the Fabric.

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    -T. Merula Ballo detto Eccardo
    -F. Cavalli Canzona a 3, "from musiche sacre" -T. Merula Ballo detto Gennaro

    -C. Monteverdi Cor mio non mori?
    -G. B. Fontana Sonata Settima
    -B. Marini La Zorzi
    -G.B. Vitali Bergamasca, from "Partite sopra diverse sonate" -F. Turini Sonata a doi violini. Secondo tuono

    -A. Gabrielli "Giovane donna sott'un verde lauro" -S. Rossi Sinfonia 9, Primo libro
    -A. Falconieri Folia

    More info and tickets


  • July 3, 2022 | 20:00

    Venue: Haarlem (Netherlands)

    Beethoven NEIN, s t a r g a z e

    Solo and ensemble performance
    Beethoven’s 9th Symphony recomposed by Matthew Herbert, dir. André de Ridder

    -1st Mv. Solo violin and sampler, loop station - Mayah Kadish, violin
    -2nd Mv. s t a r g a z e

    -3rd Mv. Installation
    -4th Mv. s t a r g a z e and Choir(s)

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  • June 26, 2022 | 20:30

    Venue: San Paolo, Rome (Italy)

    IATO improviser's orchestra

    Festa della Cultura di Controchiave

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    IATO improviser’s orchestra


  • May 18, 2022 | 20:00

    Venue: Wiesbaden State Theatre, Wiesbaden (Germany)

    MÁM (copy)

    MÁM, created by Choreographer Michael Keegan Dolan in collaboration with dance company Teaċ Daṁsa, Cormac Begley and s t a r g a z e.

    Music: Telemann Fantasy no 1 (Mayah Kadish), new works by s t a r g a z e collective performed by s t a r g a z e, Traditional Irish (Cormac Begley, concertina),

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  • May 17, 2022 | 20:00

    Venue: Wiesbaden State Theatre, Wiesbaden (Germany)

    MÁM

    MÁM, created by Choreographer Michael Keegan Dolan in collaboration with dance company Teaċ Daṁsa, Cormac Begley and s t a r g a z e.

    Music: Telemann Fantasy no 1 (Mayah Kadish), new works by s t a r g a z e collective performed by s t a r g a z e, Traditional Irish (Cormac Begley, concertina),

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  • May 14, 2022 | 20:00

    Venue: Chiesa Assunta, Martano, Puglia (Italy)

    La Vaghezza

    Part of Mareterra Festival

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    *-Giovanni Battista Fontana - Sonata Seconda (pubblicato grazie alla Chiesa della Gratie in Padua, 1641)
    -Girolamo Frescobaldi - Toccata cromatica per la levazione da "Fiori Musicali"
    -Giovanni Girolamo Kapsberger - "Kapsberger", Libro Quarto D'Intavolatura Di Chitarone *-Cesare Negri - Catena d'amore, Nuove inventioni di balli
    *-Biagio Marini - Sonata la Variata, Sonate, symphonie, canzoni, ecc.
    -Diego Ortiz - Recercada Primera, Trattado de Glosas
    -Diego Ortiz - Recercada Settima, Trattado de Glosas
    *-Marco Uccellini - Sonata Seconda, detta la Luciminia Contenta, op.IV
    -Giovanni Girolamo Kapsberger - Canzone prima, Libro Quarto D'Intavolatura Di Chitarone
    *-Anonimo - Sonata Seconda per violino ovvero cornetto, detta la Paruta, raccolta Musiche Sacre
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    Andrea Falconieri - La Cuella, primo libro di canzone, sinfonie, fantasie, ecc.
    -G. B. Vitali - La bergamasca, Partite sopra diverse sonate
    *- Andrea Falconieri - La suave melodia, primo libro di canzone, sinfonie, fantasie, ecc. *-Dario Castello - Sonata Prima, Sonate concertate in stil moderno, libro secondo


  • May 12, 2022 | 20:00

    Venue: Calimera, Puglia (Italy)

    Solo violin, Mareterra

    J.S. Bach - Sonata n1 Adagio (1st Mv) /

    Sarah Nemtsov - Kadosh (Italian premiere) /

    Monteverdi - Cor mio non mori? E mori, with diminutions by Mayah Kadish /

    Timothy Cape - Edika Liiko (Italian premiere) /

    Van Eyck - Theme and variations on Daphne /

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    In collaboration with Egidio Marullo, painter

    Electronics : Timothy Cape

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    tickets and more info soon


  • May 9, 2022 | 10:00

    Venue: Wisseloord Studios, Hilversum (Netherlands)

    Recording Song of the Earth

    s t a r g a z e ensemble dir. André de Ridder
    8-10 May recording ‘Song of the Earth’ a new show-length piece by David Longstreth, sung by David Longstreth and Felicia Douglass. For Transgressive label


  • May 7, 2022 | 20:00

    Venue: deSingel, Antwerp (Belgium)

    Song of the Earth

    s t a r g a z e ensemble dir. André de Ridder
    Playing ‘Song of the Earth’ a new show-length piece by David Longstreth, sung by David Longstreth and Felicia Douglass

    *CANCELLED*


  • April 17, 2022 | 19:00

    Venue: Secret Location, Sussex (UK)

    Singing with the Nightingales


  • April 9, 2022 | 20:00

    Venue: Iklectik gallery, London (UK)

    Nonclassical

    7.30PM DOORS // 8PM MUSIC

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    Kadosh – Sarah Nemtsov (premiere)
    Mayah Kadish, solo violin and electronics

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    Resurrection Games Vol. 2: To Paint Over and To Make Sense – Elischa Kaminer (UK premiere)
    Mayah Kadish, Alex Paxton, Joseph Havlat

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    more info and tickets (early booking advised)


  • April 4, 2022 | 19:30

    Venue: Sala Filarmonica, Trento (Italy)

    Sculpting the Fabric

    Trio Sonata ensemble La Vaghezza perform music from their debut album Sculpting the Fabric.

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    Tarquinio Merula (1594-1665), Ballo detto Eccardo / Pier Francesco Cavalli (1602-1676) Canzona à 3 / Tarquinio Merula , Ballo detto Gennaro / Biagio Marini (1594-1663) Sinfonia Sesto Tuono / Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643) Cor mio, non mori? E mori! / Tarquinio Merula Ballo detto Pollicio / Biagio Marini, La Zorzi, Sinfonia grave a 3 / Giovanni Battista Vitali (1632-1692) Bergamasca / Andrea Gabrieli (1510-1586) Giovane donna sott'un verde lauro / Salomone Rossi (1570-1630) Sinfonia nona, de Sinfonie e gagliarde, libro I / Andrea Falconieri (1585-1656) Folia hecha para mi señora doña Tarolilla de Carallenos / Giovanni Battista Fontana (1630)/ Sonata Settima, de Sonate a 1, 2, 3 per il violin, o cornetto, fagotto...o simile altro istromento.

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    Ignacio Ramal & Mayah Kadish (interchangably 1st & 2nd violins), Anastasia Baraviera (cello), Gianluca Geremia (theorbo), Marco Crosetto (keyboards)

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  • March 20, 2022 | 12:00

    Venue: Seville (Spain)

    Sculpting the Fabric

    Trio Sonata ensemble La Vaghezza perform music from their debut album Sculpting the Fabric.

    Part of FEMAS

    More info soon


  • March 18, 2022 | 20:00

    Venue: Angelo Mai, Rome (Italy)

    Mike Cooper's 80th birthday concert

    IATO improvising orchestra celebrate the fantastic guitarist Mike Cooper's 80th birthday

    More info soon