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Max Raabe
Palast Orchester

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

“The virtuosic ensemble was full of surprises.”—New York Times

Palast Orchester
Max Raabe, Vocalist
Evoking a nostalgic romance that has captured the imaginations of generations from all over the world, singer and bandleader Max Raabe and his 12-piece Palast Orchester perform dance and film music from the golden age of songwriting in Germany, the United States, and beyond.

The Berlin in Lights festival is made possible by a leadership gift from the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation.

Major funding has also been provided by Mercedes and Sid Bass, and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with additional support from Martha and Bob Lipp, FundaciĆ³n Mercantil (Venezuela), and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Additional funding provided by Axel Springer AG, GWFF USA Inc., and the Jerome Robbins Foundation.

about the artist
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Most important in Max Raabe’s musical career is of course his work with the Palast Orchester. Aside from the world-renowned “Heart, Which Greets Its Great Love,” and the pieces from the ’20s and ’30s, the Palast Orchester has branched out into both classical and pop music.

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About the Music

Dispensing their faultless big-band recreations of 1920s and ’30s German and American favorites, [Max Raabe and the Palast Orchester] are the antidote to today’s noisiest and most soulless of popular fare.

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Max Raabe performs Ich Steh' mit Ruth gut

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