New Location For Essen Concert
We are happy to announce that Essen Philharmonic has been found as new venue to replace Colosseum Essen. Our concert dates have been postponed from 19.11.2020 to 14.09.2021 and 20.11.2020 to15.09.2021. Tickets reamin valid only for these assigned dates.
We are particularly relieved to be playing for you in September 2021 as the closing of the Colloseum put our partners and us before unforeseen problems.
Concert In Colosseum Essen To Be Postponed
Sadly our concerts in the Colosseum Essen on 19. and 20.11.20 cannot take place.
Due to circumstances beyond our influence, this location can no longer be used as a concert hall.
Together with our concert promoter we are working on finding an alternative, however a new date and location have not yet been found.
We will keep you informed via our social media. For the time being, purchased tickets remain valid.
We regret and apologize for these complications.
Postponement of Autumn Tour
Unfortunately, our Autumn tour has to be postponed. This is done in adherence with official rulings with the aim of reducing the spread of the corona virus. Fortunately, new dates have been found for most concerts. Venue and time stay the same, only the dates change. Of course all tickets remain valid. Here are the new details:
02.11.20 Niedernhausen -> 15.04.21
03.11.20 Würzburg -> 19.10.21
04.11.20 Augsburg -> 09.05.21
05./06.11.20 München -> 1./2.11.21
10.11.20 Linz -> 31.10.21
11.11.20 Zwickau -> 12.10.21
12./13.11.20 Dresden -> 10./11.10.21
14./15.11.20 Hannover -> 19./20.11.21
21.11.20 Frankfurt -> 24.11.21
07.12.20 Heidenheim -> 13.01.22
08.12.20 Bregenz -> 12.01.22
09.12.20 Kempten -> 11.01.22
10.12.20 Reutlingen -> 14.01.22
11.12.20 Baden-Baden -> 05.12.21
12.12.20 Karlsruhe ->14.04.21
15.12.20 Emden -> 03.09.21
16.12.20 Wilhelmshaven -> 04.09.21
17.12.20 Oldenburg -> 05.09.21
20.12.20 Göttingen -> 07.10.21
21.12.20 Hof -> 15.12.21
Postponement October Solotour
Unfortunately, the October concerts of Max Raabe and Christoph Israel have to be postponed. This is done in adherence with official rulings with the aim of reducing the spread of the corona virus. Fortunately, new dates have been found for most concerts. Venue and time stay the same, only the dates change. Of course all tickets remain valid. The following dates are postponed:
21.10.2020 Soest -> 24.09.2021
22.10.2020 Düsseldorf -> 12.03.2022
23.10.2020 Marburg -> 25.09.2021
25.10.2020 Wiesbaden -> 26.09.2021
Unfortunately, the concert on 24.10.2020 in Bad Hersfeld has to be cancelled. Tickets can be returned at the ticket office.
Stay safe! 🍀💚
Postponement Cologne Concert
Unfortunately we have to postpone our concert on 12.10.2020 at the Cologne Philharmonic. This is done in adherence with official ruling with the aim of curbing the spread of the corona virus. The good news: together with our partners we have been able to set the 03.03.2021 as new date. Place and time remain the same, purchased tickets remain valid.
Stay healthy! 🍀
Postponement Of September Concerts
We are sorry to announce that our September concerts need to be postponed. This is in adherence with the instructions of local authorities with the aim of curbing the spread of the Corona virus. The good news: we have alternative dates for all concerts. Locations and times remain the same, only the dates change. Of course all tickets remain valid. The new dates are:
- 08./09.09. Hamburg -> 28.02./01.03.2021
- 10.09. Düsseldorf -> 13.09.2021
- 11.09. Stuttgart -> 07.05.2021
- 12.09. Freiburg -> 13.04.2021
- 14.09. Luzern -> 18.01.2021
- 18.09. Bochum -> 24.03.2021
- 19.09. Aachen -> 23.03.2021
- 20.09. Mannheim -> 25.03.2021
- 21.09. Weiden -> 01.06.2021
- 22.09. Alsfeld -> 16.04.2021
- 23.09. Bremerhaven -> 24.04.2021
- 24.09. Cottbus -> 02.03.2021
- 30.09. Kiel -> 26.05.2021
- 01.10. Flensburg -> 27.05.2021
All dates also on our dates-page.
Stay well, hope to see you at our concerts!
Max Raabe In Roland Kaiser Show
On Saturday, 15.8.2020, at 20:15h, the TV channel DasErste will present the "Roland Kaiser Show". Max Raabe & Palast Orchester are guests with the hit "Guten Tag, liebes Glück" from the last album "Max Raabe & Palast Orchester MTV Unplugged".
"MR&PO MTV Unplugged" at Filmfestival Vienna
At this year´s "Filmfestival auf dem Rathausplatz" in Vienna, "Max Raabe & Palast Orchester MTV Unplugged" will be shown on Sept 1 at 8:30pm. This video was filmed in May 2019 in the mirror hall of Berlin´s Clärchens Ballhaus in front of ca 40 guests. What a charming contrast to the atmosphere in Vienna: open air, surrounded by historic buildings, our concert with guests Herbert Grönemeyer, Samy Deluxe, Mr Lordi, Namika, LEA, Lars Eidinger and Pawel Popolski can be watched by thousands!
On the Filmfestival´s website you will find infos to all events and of course to the safety measures.
Max Raabe And Liza Pulman Duet
July 10 brought a very special release: lovely British singer Liza Pulman and Max Raabe sing together Liza´s English version of Max´s song "Willst du bei mir bleiben". "Will You Stay Beside Me" can be streamed under YouTube/WillYouStayBesideMe.
Klassik Daily-Interview With Max Raabe
Max Raabe answered Holger Wemhoff´s question on what he has done during lockdown with: "I´ve gone all scruffy" 🙃.More Raabe-esque answers can be heard on concerti.de (sorry, only German).
Gold Status For MTV Unplugged
"Max Raabe & Palast Orchester MTV Unplugged" has sold more than 100.000 times and has thus reached GOLD status! Immediately after release the album was in the Top10 for weeks which not only thrilled us but also Dr. Clemens Trautmann, president of Deutsche Grammophon, who says: »Max Raabe turns daily emotions into music. You listen, recognize yourself and immediately start to smile.«
"Max Raabe & Palast Orchester MTV Unplugged" is available as CD/DVD. Video excerpts can be seen on our YouTube channel.
Max Raabe In "Die Carolin Kebekus Show"
On 11.6.2020 Max Raabe is guest in the "Carolin Kebekus Show", 22:45 Uhr, DasErste.
Presale has begun for the first half of 2021 for our German tour "Guten Tag liebes Glück" via our dates-page.
Concert Stream (Only Germany, Austria, Switzerland)
Since decades Max Raabe has been performing either with his pianist Christoph Israel or with the Palast Orchester. On June 3 Rolling Stone Magazin streamed a concert with him in both constellations. However this concert can only be viewed in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Due to newest regulations, already postponed concerts cannot be realized. The good news: we can post-postpone! The new dates are:
- 08.6. Hof -> 21.12.
- 11.6. Wilhelmshaven -> 16.12.
- 12.6. Emden -> 15.12.
- 13.6. Oldenburg -> 17.12.
- 22.8. Karlsruhe -> 12.12.
- 30.8. Göttingen -> 20.12.
All these postponements may lead to confusion. However, via the search function on our dates-page the valid concert-date to any given venue can be found easily. Of course all tickets remain valid.
MTV Unplugged as DVD/Bluray
Now on sale: "Max Raabe & Palast Orchester MTV Unplugged" as DVD/Bluray (up to now only purchaseable in Deluxe format, now sold out).
A fan wrote about "Max Raabe & Palast Orchester MTV Unplugged" on Facebook: "Simply brilliant, goosebump moments 😍". And those are what we need at present, aren´t they?😁🍀
"Ich bleib zu Haus" - I´m Staying At Home
We are all experiencing that staying at home and adhering to physical distancing measures is not so easy! Here something to brighten you up: Keno HABRO Seferagic has composed his vision of chilling at home using our MTV Unplugged song "Der perfekte Moment" with Samy Deluxe. "Ich bleib zu Haus"" - "I´m staying at home". So you see: you are not alone alone!
The drawings are by Alexander Gellner who already illustrated our video "Fahrrad fahrn".
"Max Raabe & Palast Orchester MTV Unplugged" is available as DVD/CD/LP
Max Raabe And Christoph Israel at Hope@Home
Since Wednesday March 25 and until April 7, every day at 6pm, vionist Daniel Hope and pianist/composer Christoph Israel host house concerts in Mr Hope´s living room which are streamed live by ARTE Concert. On the second day of this series Max Raabe was guest. This concert is now online in the ARTE Concert archive and on YouTube.
Btw: All safety measures will be observed in accordance with the current laws and recommendations of the Federal Republic of Germany. No more than two artists will perform together at any one time, and they will always take care to keep at least two meters (about 6 feet) between them. Using unmanned cameras, members of the film crew will be safely dispersed on different floors.
Postponement May Concerts Baden-Wuerttemberg
We are sorry to announce that our May concerts in Baden-Wuerttemberg need to be postponed. This is in adherence with the instructions of local authorities with the aim of curbing the spread of the Corona virus. The good news: we have alternative dates for all concerts. Locations and times remain the same, only the dates change. Of course all tickets remain valid. The new dates are:
02.05.20 Stuttgart, Liederhalle → 11.09.20
03.05.20 Heidenheim, Congress Centrum → 23.08.20
15.05.20 Freiburg, Konzerthaus → 12.09.20
16.05.20 Karlsruhe, Konzerthaus → 22.08.20
Stay well, hope to see you at our concerts!
Postponement Of Concerts 28.4.-30.4.2020
We are sorry to announce that our concerts on April 28 in Göttingen and April 29/30 in Hamburg need to be postponed. This is in adherence with the instructions of local authorities with the aim of curbing the spread of the Corona virus. The good news: we have alternative dates for all concerts. Locations and times remain the same, only the dates change. Of course the tickets remain valid. The new dates are:
28.04.2020 Göttingen, Lokhalle → 30.08.2020
29.04.2020 Hamburg, Laeiszhalle → 08.09.2020
30.04.2020 Hamburg, Laeiszhalle → 09.09.2020
Stay well, hope to see you at our concerts!
North America Tour 2020 Canceled
We are sorry to announce that due to the new travel restrictions we are forced to cancel our North America tour 2020. This disappoints us no end. Our partners and we are working hard on finding alternative dates and will publish them on our website and social media platforms Facebook, Instagram and Twitter as soon as they are confirmed. Please contact your ticket agent for a refund. Stay well and hope to see you again soon.
Postponement Of March Tour 2020
We are sorry to announce that our concerts in March 2020 need to be postponed. This is in adherence with the instructions of local authorities with the aim of curbing the spread of the Corona virus. The good news: we have alternative dates for all concerts. Locations and times remain the same, only the dates change. Of course the tickets remain valid. The new dates are:
17.03.2020 Cottbus, Stadthalle → 24.09.2020
18.03.2020 Hof, Freiheitshalle → 08.06.2020
19.03.2020 Weiden, Max-Reger-Halle → 21.09.2020
20.03.2020 Alsfeld, Stadthalle → 22.09.2020
21.03.2020 Düsseldorf, Tonhalle → 10.09.2020
26.03.2020 Bremerhaven, Stadthalle -> 23.09.2020
27.03.2020 Wilhelmshaven Stadthalle -> 11.06.2020
28.03.2020 Emden, Nordseehalle -> 12.06.2020
29.03.2020 Oldenburg, Weser-Ems-Halle -> 13.06.2020
Stay well, hope to see you at our concerts!
Consequences Of The Corona Virus
The Corona Virus has reached the world of entertainment, in certain regions in Germany and abroad, big events have been cancelled. Which of our concerts is affected and what this means for you will be published on this site as well as on Twitter and Facebook. Please make sure you follow all measures to prevent the virus from spreading quickly. Stay well!
England Tour With Standing Ovations
Our tour through England with four concerts in Eastbourne, London, Birmingham and Manchester has successfully been completed. In particular the London concert at Cadogan Hall was a huge success. Sold out to the last seat, we received standing ovations an rave notices, like this one in "The Spy In The Stalls". We will keep you informed about further concerts on this site, on Twitter and Facebook.
England Tour In March
We are delighted to announce our first four-day tour to the UK in March 2020. We will be giving concerts in Eastbourne (3.3.), London (4.3.), Birmingham (5.3.) and Manchester (6.3.). Details and dates are on our dates-page.
Max Raabe And MTV Unplugged - Background Story
"Max Raabe & Palast Orchester MTV Unplugged" - our newest album - is available as DVD/Bluray, CD or LP.
Max Raabe and MTV Unplugged - how did that unusal combination come about? To answer that question, check out our YouTube channel where you will find a three part documentary with English subtitles.
Eight Weeks Top10
We are delighted that we remain in the Top10 of Germany´s official album charts - in the mean time for the eighth consecutive week! In case you would like to contribute to us remaining there, "Max Raabe & Palast Orchester MTV Unplugged" is purchasable as DVD/Bluray, CD or LP. And so that you know what you are buying you will find many documentation films with English subtitels on our YouTube-channel.
Number 2 In The Charts!
"Max Raabe & Palast Orchester MTV Unplugged" is currently number 2 in the official German album charts! And thus 6 weeks running in the Top10!
On our YouTube-channel we have published three parts of a 30 minute documentation about our MTV Unplugged production. Listen to interviews with Max Raabe, the guest artists and orchestra musicians and take a peek behind the scenes. All videos offer the option of English subtitles.
"Max Raabe & Palast Orchester MTV Unplugged" can be purchased as DVD/Bluray, CD or LP.