Sascha Ley
Vocalist | Actor | Improviser | Composer | Poet | Songwriter

As a versatile stage performer, Sascha Ley occupies a solid place in the Luxembourg art and cultural scene for years. The five-language actress, singer, composer and poet likes to follow unconventional paths – musically particularly oriented towards Jazz, Free Improvisation, imaginary folklore and contemporary music.

Parallel to music and drama she has devoted herself in recent years increasingly to writing and interdisciplinary performance.

Since the beginning of 2000 Sascha has produced several shows and albums under her label and Food for Thought Office yela music / yela muse.

Sascha is based in Luxembourg and works internationally.

“The vocal artist from Luxembourg, who also works as an actress and composer, is – if one may say so – without parallel in Europe … an extraordinary singer and musician in every way.” - JAZZ PODIUM (D)

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THE MUSICIAN

ABOUT

"Sascha Ley carries a whole universe of voices. Galaxies full of music." - Jazz Podium (D)

Sascha Ley likes exploring unconventional paths in her musical output embracing jazz, free improvisation, imaginary folklore and contemporary music. Since 2007 she has produced and published five albums with mostly own compositions under her creative office label yela music. The latest release "It's Alright To Be Everywhere" by her duo with French double bass player Laurent Payfert is the duo's second work featuring an experimental mixture of contemporary jazz and instant composition. "It's Alright To Be Everywhere" has been released by the German label JazzHausMusik in October 2019.

NEWS

We have started to work on ONIRISÉE - A Radio Theatre Play about the female artists in surrealism, opening in December 2020.
In collaboration with my colleagues from France and Germany - Élodie Brochier, Katharina Bihler and Stefan Scheib.

LATEST VIDEO
LATEST RELEASE
SASCHA LEY & LAURENT PAYFERT
It’s Alright To Be Everywhere
NEXT PERFORMANCES
Jul 14, 2020
Ma Barque Vagabonde
Esch sur Alzette, LU
Aug 29, 2020
Music & Dance Performance
Luxembourg, LU
Oct 31, 2020
Sascha Ley Solo Inventions
Institut Français
Luang Prabang, LAO
NEXT PERFORMANCES
Oct 31, 2020
Sascha Ley Solo Inventions – Institut Français – Luang Prabang, LAO

THE ACTOR

ABOUT

"A perfect symbiosis between literature and music. An incomparable Sascha Ley." - La Voix (L)
"Divine … simply captivating, enchanting, marvelously vulgar and full of magic charisma." - Süddeutsche Zeitung (D)

Her dramatic repertory as a multilingual actress covers the classical and the modern literature as well as the tragedy and the comedy. Parallel to music and acting she has devoted herself in recent years increasingly to writing and interdisciplinary performance. ...

NEWS

We have started to work on ONIRISÉE - A Radio Theatre Play about the female artists in surrealism, opening in December 2020.
In collaboration with my colleagues from France and Germany - Élodie Brochier, Katharina Bihler and Stefan Scheib.

LATEST VIDEO
NEXT PERFORMANCES
Jul 14, 2020
Ma Barque Vagabonde
Esch sur Alzette, LU
Aug 29, 2020
Music & Dance Performance
Luxembourg, LU
Oct 31, 2020
Sascha Ley Solo Inventions
Institut Français
Luang Prabang, LAO
NEXT PERFORMANCES
Oct 31, 2020
Sascha Ley Solo Inventions – Institut Français – Luang Prabang, LAO