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03.09.10
Max Raabe & Palast Orchester
Raabe & Co. disarm, charm with impeccable glamour
The Boston Globe
03.08.10
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Raabe, Paramount sparkle
Boston Herald
03.04.10
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Bold questions, Max Raabe
Time Out New York
03.03.10
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The Wunderbar Max Raabe
The Wall Street Journal
03.03.10
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Max Raabe & the Palast Orchester
Vogue
02.18.10
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Max Raabe and the Palast Orchester
Los Angeles Times
11.17.09
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MAX RAABE. IN VOGUE.
02.21.09
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Heute Nacht Oder Nie
All About Jazz
10.17.08
Max Raabe & Palast Orchester
Max Raabe Performs at Lisner
The George Washington University WRGW
10.16.08
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Die Welt in song
The Santa Fe New Mexican
10.16.08
Max Raabe & Palast Orchester
From Max Raabe, Vivid Echoes of the Past
The Washington Post
10.11.08
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Orchestra gives new spin to Weimar-era songs
San Francisco Chronicle
10.02.08
Max Raabe & Palast Orchester
Raabe finds great satisfaction off stage
Beacon News
10.01.08
Max Raabe & Palast Orchester
Max Raabe and the Palast Orchestra revive the 1920s in Aurora
Daily Herald
09.30.08
Max Raabe & Palast Orchester
Jazz festival bookers display Catholic tastes
San Francisco Chronicle
09.28.08
Max Raabe & Palast Orchester
San Francisco jazz Festival becomes a global village
Contra Costa Times
09.26.08
Max Raabe & Palast Orchester
S.F. Jazz Festival lineup a little less lustrous this year
San Jose Mercury News
09.24.08
Max Raabe & Palast Orchester
Concert Listing: Max Raabe
All About Jazz
09.22.08
Max Raabe & Palast Orchester
Tour Preview: Max Raabe
Music Industry News
11.05.07
Max Raabe & Palast Orchester
Musical Days of Berlin (the City...and the Irving)
The New York Times
11.01.07
Max Raabe & Palast Orchester
Max Raabe and the Palast Orchester go back in time
Los Angeles Times
10.28.07
Max Raabe & Palast Orchester
Max Raabe set for a one night stand at Carnegie Hall
NY Daily News
10.25.07
Max Raabe & Palast Orchester
Ready to Pop: Max Raabe and the Palast Orchester Perform Music from the 1920s and 30s
LA.com
09.01.07
Max Raabe & Palast Orchester
Berlin Ball: Max Raabe and the Palast Orchester
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Founded in 1986 by the charismatic baritone Max Raabe, Max Raabe & Palast Orchester embodies the high style and musical glory of the 20's and 30's.  Based in Berlin, they currently perform over 150 concerts a year around the world celebrating this timeless music with uncanny precision, drama and irony.  Max Raabe's art lies in revealing the enigmatic intelligence, ambiguity, universal power and complexity of the "German chansons" from the turbulent Weimar Republic.  A singer of incredible range, Raabe has a singular ability to capture the cunning rasp of the cabaret singer, the confident belcanto hero, the carefree timbre of early jazz, and the falsetto of ragtime, all backed by his stellar 12-member band.  With repertoire focused on German and American standards, they keenly remind us that between melancholy and irony, rebellion and resignation, elegy and farce there is often only half a measure, sometimes just a single note or a mere word.   Max Raabe & Palast Orchester are slick and nostalgic and unmistakably modern through Raabe's skewed humor, sardonic wit and spot on interpretations ... read full bio