Michelberger Music Happening


October 1-2nd, 2016 at Funkhaus Nalepastraße, Berlin

“…So it’s basically ‘creator’s jail’…..but on a volunteer, not arrested, basis, and in the Michelberger.  But still, they’re all kind of under ‘haus-arrest.’   And: forced to play.   Not a bad idea!  I’m liking this a lot.  I’ve written a screenplay like this in the States where they book you into a hotel and don’t let you out until you’re done.  Great room service, tho.  Not as good as Alan, but still good. Kidding.  Not about the screenplay.  That actually happened.”

stargaze is happy to announce a new musical happening in Berlin, taking place at the beautiful Funkhaus Nalepastraße where we’ve spent many hours already recording, rehearsing and working on several projects. We’ve been asked to invite some of our favorite artists and happy to see the likes of This Is The Kit, Käptn Peng and Polica amongst our friends Bryce Dessner, Aaron Dessner of The National, Shara Worden, Sam Amidon and especially curious about new faces like Vincent Moon, Justin Vernon (of Bon Iver), Ragnar Kjartansson, Holly Blakey, Lisa Hannigan and many many more.

Poliça and stargaze – Music for the Long Emergency

1November 18th and 19th 2016
United States
Fitzgerald Theatre, St Paul/ Minneapolis (MIN)  and Schofield Auditorium, Eau Claire (WIS)

On initiative of Liquid Music (a series of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra), we started a Virtual Residency with the Minneapolis-based band Poliça, which you can follow via the Liquid Music Blog featuring interviews with Poliça and members of stargaze, videos and pictures from our first meet-ups with the band and updates on our steps towards the premiere of our collaboration in November 2016, making it possible for stargaze to perform in the US for the very first time. So do keep track of our virtual residency with Polica, leading up to our US tour and debut in November, straight after that Paris gig!

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BBC Proms – Late Night Prom: A tribute to David Bowie


July 29th, 2016 @ 10.15pm
Royal Albert Hall

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The Revenant (OST), additional compositions by Bryce Dessner

We are excited and very proud to announce that  s t a r g a z e, in the form of a 25-piece orchestra, recorded original music composed by Bryce Dessner for the soundtrack of Alejandro González Iñárritu‘s latest movie The Revenant, alongside music by Ryūichi Sakamoto and Alva Noto. The film, starring Leonardo di Caprio, Domnhal Gleeson and Tom Hardy, has won several Golden Globes (Best Drama, Director) and Academy Awards (Best Actor, Directing and Cinematography).