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Ute Lemper

Ute Lemper's performing career grows out of a passionate and enduring commitment to art, politics and history, and out of a contentious and complicated relationship with her homeland and its past. Her panache, versatility and sophisticated repertoire - including Berlin cabaret songs and the dark gems of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill - have led her to international acclaim as a recording artist, and in the theatre, cabaret and film worlds.

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Stephen Holden, The New York Times 2009: “fearless and witty new cabaret show… a surreal multi cultural , multi lingual history journey… songs are interwoven with stream of consciousness fantasies...”

Frank Scheck, New York Post, 2009: “There’s no sexier language lesson these days than the one given nightly at the Café Carlyle, where Ute Lemper sings in German, French, English and Yiddish and manages to sound provocative in each one.”

Stephen Holden, The New York Times 2005: “Her material is invested with a “ferocity that infuses the art (and artifice) of cabaret with a dramatic intensity.”

Stephen Brookes, The Washington Post 2006: “Her voice is a wonder, one moment a husky growl, the next a lilting soprano, the nest a strangled cri de coeur-all while shifting effortlessly among French, English, and German

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