Past performances

Live with Babylon Orchestra : Mkhammas Suite for solo violin and orchestra

June 16th, 2019

Heimathafen Neukoeln, Berlin, Germany




Muhawala Oula : with Alexandre Paulikevitch (choreography, dance)


Jun 14th, 2019

Institut des Cultures d'Islam, Paris, France




Prix Diaphonique for Franco-British Commission : Layale Chaker & Notes Inegales featuring members of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment 

May 2nd, 2019  

Past and Current streams", recipient of the Diaphonique 2018 Prize, premieres in London with works by Hildegarde von Bingen, Rameau, Lully, Purcell, Britten, Dowland, and a premiere by L. Chaker 

Cite Internationale, Paris, France


 


Layale Chaker & Sarafand : "Inner Rhyme", live at Soundcheck WNYC 

 June 4th, 2019 

Soundcheck WNYC, New York, US 

 

 


Layale Chaker & Sarafand : "Inner Rhyme"

May 19th, 2019

Roadmaps Festival, Lincoln Center for Performing Arts, New York, US




Layale Chaker, Hannah Nicholas & Chicago Chamber Orchestra - Works by I. Weber, Stovanoyva, Koechlin, Ljova and L. Chaker


May 17th, 2019

Luther Memorial, Chicago, US



Prix Diaphonique for Franco-British Commission : Layale Chaker & Notes Inegales featuring members of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

May 2nd, 2019 

Past and Current streams", recipient of the Diaphonique 2018 Prize, premieres in London with works by Hildegarde von Bingen, Rameau, Lully, Purcell, Britten, Dowland, and a premiere by L. Chaker

Club Inegales, Euston, London, UK



Ghalia's Miles : with Zoukak Theatre Company
  

April 11th, 2019, 8 pm
April 12th, 2019, 8 pm.

Theatre Aufbau Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany



Ghalia's Miles : with Zoukak Theatre Company 


April 4th, 2019, 7:30 pm
April 5th, 2019, 7:30 pm
April 6th, 2019, 9 pm

Deutsches Schauspielhaus Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany




Ghalia's Miles : with Zoukak Theatre Company


March 22nd, 2019 - 8 pm (Avant-premiere)
March 23rd, 2019 - 8:30 pm (Premiere)
March 24th, 2019 - 8:30 pm (Premiere)
March 25th, 2019- 8:30 pm (Premiere)
March 26th, 2019- 8:30 pm (Premiere)
March 27th, 2019 - Followed by a public talk (10 pm)
March 28th, 2019 - 8:30 pm

Zoukak Studio, Beirut, Lebanon




Residency in collaboration with Zoukak Theatre Company

February 3rd, 2019 - March 20th, 2019

Zoukak Studio, Beirut, Lebanon




Layale Chaker & Sarafand : "Inner Rhyme", US album release concert

January 22nd, 2019

The Stone at the New School, New York, US
 


Iphigenia Point Blank : A Documentary Film Opera -  APAP Showcase

January 4th, 2019

Martin Segal Theatre, New York, US




Layale Chaker & Sarafand : "Inner Rhyme"

December 12th, 2018

Spectrum, New York, US




Live at the Rubin Museum of Art : "Letter to a Future Visitor", in duet with Adam Maalouf

December 8th, 2018

Rubin Museum of Art, New York, US


 

Live at the London Jazz Festival : Layale Chaker & Sarafand - "Inner Rhyme" Album Release Concert

November 25th, 2018  

Rich Mix, London, UK



Cine-Concert : "Sayat-Nova, The Color of Pommegrenates" (Sergei Parajanov) - Commission Orchestre Cosmophonie 
Re-scoring by Layale Chaker, Live Projection and Performance by Layale Chaker and Orchestre Cosmophonie (direction: Yun-Kang Anh) 

November 17th, 2018 

Théâtre du Nord-Ouest,, Paris, France



Cine-Concert : "Sayat-Nova, The Color of Pommegrenates" (Sergei Parajanov) - Commission Orchestre Cosmophonie 
Re-scoring by Layale Chaker, Live Projection and Performance by Layale Chaker and Orchestre Cosmophonie (direction: Yun-Kang Anh)

November 17th, 2018

Eglise de Saint-Merri,, Paris, France



Iphigenia Point Blank : A Documentary Film Opera

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 8:00pm 

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 8:00pm 

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 8:00pm 

Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 2:00pm 

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 8:00pm 

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 8:00pm 

Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 8:00pm 

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 2:00pm

Thayer Theater, Hancher Performing Arts, Iowa City, US

 

Newlands Festival : Layale Chaker & Holland Baroque

September 21st, 2018 

Bimhuis, Amsterdam, Netherlands




Residency and performances with Alexis Paul (Organ)  - Curated by Sahba Aminikia (Composition)

September 9th- September 15th, 2018

Sirkhane, Mardin, Turkey

 

 

Live at Rubin Museum : Duo Concert with Adam Maalouf

August 22nd, 2018

Rubin Museum, New York, USA

 


Organ and Violin Recital with Alexis Paul 

 July 29th, 2018

Le Cloitre des Dominicains, Haute-Alsace, France

 

 

Landesmusikakademie Niedersachsen Student and Faculty Concert 

July 21st, 2018

Schloss Osnabrück, Osnabrück,, Germany  

 

  

Masterclass and Teaching Residency : Landesmusikakademie Niedersachsen

July 15th - July 20th, 2018

Wolfenbüttel, Germany


 

 

Layale Chaker & Sarafand Ensemble : "Inner Rhyme"  - Recording Session

July 5th - July 13th, 2018

The Rift, Brooklyn, New York, US

 

 

Layale Chaker & Sarafand Ensemble : "Inner Rhyme"  

July 1st, 2018

The Palestine Museum, New Haven, Connecticut




Layale Chaker & Sarafand Ensemble : "Inner Rhyme" 

June 28th, 2018

National Sawdust, New York, US




"Borderland : Rites of Passage" - Electroacoustic Sound Installation

June 1st-June 10th, 2018

David Josefowitz Hall, Royal Academy of Music, London, UK




Layale Chaker & Sarafand Ensemble : Preview to "Inner Rhyme"

May 25th, 2018

Marylebone Church, London, UK

 



Layale Chaker & Jad Salameh : Violin & Piano Recital

May 13th, 2018

Le Salon du Luxor, Paris, France

 


Creative Residency : with Alexis Paul & Belle Arche Lou 

May 11th - May 15th, 2018

Le Château Éphémère, Carrières-sous-Poissy, France
 

 

Guest performance with Kinan Azmeh Quartet

April 24th, 2018

Cornelia Street, New York, US
 

 

Layale Chaker & Andreas Arnold : Palestine Museum US Opening and Inauguration Concert 

April 22nd, 2018

Palestine Museum, Woodbridge, New Haven, US
 



Artist-In-Residence at the Lebanese American University in Beirut, in collaboration with the National Higher Conservatory of Music.

March 23rd- March 31st, 2018

Concert with faculty and students of the Lebanese American University and the National Higher Conservatory of Music :

March 27th, 2018 - Selina Korban Auditorium - Byblos, Lebanon

March 29th, 2018 - Gulbenkian Theatre - Beirut ,Lebanon
 

 

Premiere of "Confused Cherry Tree", commissioned by Wigmore Hall Resident Ensemble Ignite.

March 20th, 2018

Wigmore Hall, London, UK

 
 

Royal Albert Hall Verdi Series - Part of AWAN Festival 2018 - with Rhys Lovell, contrabass and Attab Haddad, oud

March 2nd, 2018

Royal Albert Hall, London, UK
 

 

Creative residency : "Sayat Nova, the Color of Pomegrenates - Sergei Parajanov" (Premiere in November 2018 with commissing orchestra Orchestre Cosmophonie)

Feb 11th-18th, 2018 

Cité Internationale, Paris, France

 
 

Artist-In-Residence at University of Texas in El Paso 

JAN 31st - Fev 3rd, 2018
End of Residency concert : Fev 2nd, 2018

El Paso, Texas, USA




Violin Concerto (Soloist/Composer - World Premiere - Commissioned by Falcon Arts GmbH) 
with Bayreuther Philharmoniker conducted by Jakob Lehmann


THU, JAN 18, 2018 @ 8:30 PM

Al Ain Festival, Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


 

Chamber Music Recital - Contemporary works - Beirut Chants Festival with Kinan Azmeh, clarinet and Kyle Sanna, guitar

THU, DEC 21, 2017 @ 6 PM 

St Elias Greek Catholic Cathedral, Beirut, Lebanon

 

 

Project "Ya Jarat el Wadi", with Radwan Ghazi Moumneh/Jerusalem in My Heart

DEC 11-18, 2017 

Bustros Palace, Beirut, Lebanon 




"Muhawala Oula", performance with choreographer/dancer Alexandre Paulikevitch

FRI, DEC 8, 2017 @ 8:00 PM

Université Paris V Descartes, Paris, France




Teaching residency : Academy Fellows at the Museum

NOV 27 - DEC 4

Royal Academy Museum, Royal Academy of Music, London, UK




Layale Chaker & Sarafand : "Inner Rhyme"  

TUE, NOV 20 @ 8:00 PM  

Shapeshifter Lab, New York, US




Live at Spectrum : Concert with Jad Atoui (electronics), Davy Lazar (trumpet), Phillip Golub (piano)

SUN, NOV 19 @ 8:00 PM  

Spectrum, New York, US

 


Layale Chaker & Christine Zayed : "Sadeem" 

WED, NOV 1 @ 8:00 PM 

Festival Villes des Musiques du Monde, Paris, France
 



West-Eastern Divan & Daniel Barenboim : Tschaikovsky, R. Strauss 

FRI, OCT 27 @ 8:00 PM 

Philharmonie de Paris - Grande Salle Pierre Boulez, , Paris, France 
 

 

West-Eastern Divan & Daniel Barenboim : Tribute to Jacqueline Du Pré 

THU, OCT 26 @ 8:00 PM 

Southbank Centre - Royal Festival Hall, London, UK

 

Teaching Residency - Fattoria Musica Osnabrueck 

SUN, OCT 8 @ 7:00 PM — SUN, OCT 15 @ 7:00 PM 

Morgenland Festival Academy, Osnabrueck, Germany 

 

Layale Chaker & Sarafand : Inner Rhyme (US Debut) 

SUN, OCT 1 @ 8:30 PM 

Details TBA, New York, US 

 

Layale Chaker & Sarafand : Inner Rhyme (US Debut) 

SAT, SEP 30 @ 7:00 PM 

Details TBA, New York, US 

 

Layale Chaker & Firas Barbar : Violin & Piano Recital, works by Debussy, Britten, Elgar and Schumann. 

THU, SEP 14 @ 8:00 PM 

Cité Internationale de Paris, Paris, France 

 


Layale Chaker & Christine Zayed : "Sadeem" - Bucht Der Traumer Festival Residency 

FRI, AUG 18 @ 7:00 PM — MON, AUG 21 @ 7:00 PM 

Bucht Der Trauemer Festival, Frankfurt Oder, Germany 

August 18th : Lecture & Workshop - "Permission to narrate : Music in times of censorship" 

August 19th : Improvisation & Maqam Workshop 

August 20th : Performance @ 8pm 

 

Bethanien Haus Residency & Performance : Khyam Allami (Oud, Buzuq, Electronics), Layale Chaker (Geige), Christine Zayed (Qanun) Daniele Camarda (Bass Guitarre), Andrea Belfi (Schlagzeuge & Percussion ) 

SAT, AUG 12 — FRI, AUG 18 

Bethanien Haus, Berlin, Germany 

 

Shastra : World Premiere : Concerto for Tabla and percussion quartet 

FRI, JUL 28 @ 8:00 PM 

Paterson University, Paterson, New Jersey, USA 

 

Layale Chaker & Christine Zayed - "Sadeem" 

TUE, JUN 27 @ 7:00 PM 

Phonomuseum de Paris, 53 Boulevard de Rochechouart, 75019, Paris, France 

 

Layale Chaker & Christine Zayed - "Sadeem" 

TUE, JUN 20 @ 9:30 PM 

l'Intermédiaire , Marseille, France 

 

Layale Chaker & Sarafand featuring Michel Godard - Mkhammas - Morgenland Festival Osnabruck 2017 

SAT, JUN 17 @ 8:30 PM 

Lagerhalle - Morgenland Festival, Osnabrueck, Germany 

 

Layale Chaker & Sarafand : Inner Rhyme - Brighton Fringe Festival 2017 

FRI, JUN 2 @ 7:00 PM 

Brighton Open Air Theatre, Brighton, UK 

 

West-Eastern Divan Spring Tour : Mozart 

MON, MAY 1 @ 8:00 PM 

Musikverein, Vienna, Austria 

 

West-Eastern Divan Spring Tour : Mozart 

SUN, APR 30 @ 8:00 PM 

Pierre Boulez Saal, Berlin, Germany 

 

West-Eastern Divan Spring Tour : Strauss, Mozart 

SAT, APR 29 @ 8:00 PM 

Elphilharmonie, Hamburg, Germany 

 

West-Eastern Divan Spring Tour : Strauss, Mozart 

FRI, APR 28 @ 7:00 PM 

Konserthuset Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden 

 

West-Eastern Divan Spring Tour : Strauss, Mozart 

THU, APR 27 @ 7:00 PM 

Musiikkitalo, Helsinki, Finland 

 

West-Eastern Divan Spring Tour : Strauss, Mozart 

TUE, APR 25 @ 7:00 PM 

Musikhuset Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark 

 

Modern Muses : Concert series curated by violist Hannah Nicholas. Premiere of "Orison" for String Trio with members of New World Symphony  

WED, APR 12 @ 8:30 PM 

CIC Miami, Miami, Florida, US