Paris Days, Berlin Nights / Vogler String Quartet

Renowned German chanteuse Ute Lemper joins her countrymen the Vogler Quartet and Stefan Malzew for a collection of songs that takes the listeners on a journey through time via Europe and Argentina. The US release of Paris Days, Berlin Nights (Steinway & Sons 30009 — March 20, 2012) coincided with a North American tour beginning at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC on March 19 and ending April 6 in Quebec, with stops in Akron, OH; Beaver Creek, CO; Vancouver; Los Angeles, CA; La Jolla, CA; San Francisco, CA; Toronto; and New York City.

“Paris Days, Berlin Nights” features chansons of Édith Piaf, Kurt Weill, Hanns Eisler, Astor Piazzolla, Chava Alberstein and Jacques Brel.

Full Tracklisting:
1. Elle Fréquentait la Rue Pigalle
2. L’Accordéoniste
3. Surabaya Johnny & Die Moritat vom Mackie Messer
4. Der Graten
5. Über den Selbstmord
6. Ballade vom Wasserrad
7. La última grela
8. Oblivion
9. Yo Soy Maria
10. Temnaya Noch
11. Ikh stey unter a Bokserboym
12. Stiller Abend
13. Ne me quitte pas

Ute Lemper (vocals)
Vogler Quartet:
Tim Vogler (violin)
Frank Reinecke (violin)
Stefan Fehlandt (viola)
Stephan Forck (cello)
Stefan Malzew (piano, accordion and clarinet)
All arrangements by Stefan Malzew

A Selection of Reviews:
Edge Media from 21 May 2012
Sacramento Bee from 20 May 2012
(via from 7 April 2012
New York Times from 6 April 2012
Los Angeles Magazine from 2 April 2012
Stark Insider from 2 April 2012