Max Raabe and the Palast Orchester
Max Raabe and Palast Orchester: Big Band Recreates German Cabaret
Berlin's Max Raabe and the Palast Orchester play the OC. The charismatic singer and his gifted 12-piece big band recreate the classic '20s and '30s cabaret music of Weimar-era Germany with wit and elegance, along with performing their own stylish originals. Their truly vast repertoire covers more than 500 songs, including classics such as "I'll Kiss Your Hand, Dear Lady," "Cheek to Cheek," "You're the Cream in My Coffee," as well as more German standards from that era such as "Ninon" and "Salomé." Touring behind their new release One Cannot Kiss Alone
, Raabe and his ensemble had a breakthrough hit with "No One Ever Calls, No One Has a Care for Me," and have toured worldwide, including a smash performance at Carnegie Hall.
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The last date listed for Max Raabe and the Palast Orchester was Wednesday February 22, 2012 / 8:00pm.
Currently at Irvine Barclay Theatre
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- $22.50 - $33.75
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The whole thing is only an hour so park across the street and not in the parking structure, where you have to pay $10..
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The weather was cool. I wore jeans and a nice top. It was very warm inside the theater, almost too hot in the balcony section..
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Quotes & Highlights
“Max Raabe and his Palast Orchester may be one of the smoothest treasures ever to hit Carnegie Hall.” —New York Daily News
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You can be sure of an evening of high-style, droll wit, and fabulous music when Max Raabe and his big band return to the Barclay. This urbane group from Berlin is renowned for recreating the musical glory of the Weimar-era, pop songs of the ’20s and ’30s, and exquisitely crafted modern love songs. Songs you’ve heard many times, and songs you will want to hear again and again. Max’s winsome demeanor and playful banter have charmed audiences from Carnegie Hall to L.A. He sings with his tongue firmly in-cheek … but in high musical style.