…for that beautiful and intimate performance. It’s always a treat to watch and listen to musicians who work together the way these two do.
Irena and Vojtech Havlovi were with us in Berlin last autumn for Michelberger Music. These gentle and sensitive musicians will be back at the hotel next week and will perform in our lobby on Friday 30 June. Working together as The Havels, this couple say very few words, but communicate expressively through their music. Bryce Dessner said this about them: “In the late 1980’s my sister Jessica heard two Czech (…)
Our friend and fellow funkhaus comrade Vincent Moon has just finished a very special project together with his wife Priscilla Telmon. For the past three years they have immersed themselves in an experimental-ethnographic study of current day spiritual cults in Brazil. They will soon begin presenting their incredible work around the world, and we’re delighted that one of their stops along the way this summer will be here at the hotel. Here’s some further information (…)
In October we brought together 120 artists for a musical gathering that woke up some angels Some of you have been there and for all…here is what the filmmakers captured, moving through the 6 show stages fluid like the artists did. Films of michelbergermusic.com. Gone live right now with the first part of the films and you are the first to see. Everyone only saw a fraction of what was (…)
During Michelberger Music, our Overlook room on the fourth floor became unofficial afterhours music making headquarters at the hotel. Naturally, a libation was usually required, and often obtained at the bar on the way up to the top of the hotel. So the bar team came up with something energising, refreshing and strong to power those collaborative sessions into the small hours. This is how Overlook – the drink – is made: (…)
We met Ramin when he was here for Michelberger Music, alongside Vincent Moon and his crew of filmmakers. A couple of weeks ago Ramin told us about a special project he has been working on… One year ago I sailed on a sail boat around the South Pacific and when our boat broke, I was stranded on a small Island. I ended up staying for 6 months, living in villages (…)
ALL OF YOU people, made this possible. A musical togetherness of artist friends interacting, exchanging in full creative freedom, truly open to each other. Not having to fulfil any roles or deliver what people expect from them. Free of commercial interest, brands or music business. Doing something just for this moment. No matter what. No matter what people write about it, no matter what people say about it. Just giving (…)
First impressions. THANK YOU. FUTURE PEOPLE.
An introduction to the artists involved, and a small preview of what’s been happening in rehearsal week so far…
…last nights Bon Iver show officially kicked off which so far has been the most amazing week of our lives…here is quick look behind the scenes of the rehearsals and collaborations… amongst rehearsing today: Aaron & Bryce Dessner Mouse on Mars Set Shara Nova (My Brightest Diamond), Andi Haberl (The Notwist), Ben Lanz (Beirut) Woodkid & Justin Vernon Kings of Convenience & Flock of Dimes set Hauschka / Kill the Vultures/ Naeem (…)