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Rojava - Let us stop this war now!

Dear friends, Rojava in northern Syria should be everyone’s concern and the people of Rojava need our global solidarity. Let’s act now and stop this war of aggression (a violation of ... more ...



Dear friends, It‘s time yet again to express my heartfelt thanks to you for all the positive feedback following our concerts, which reached us online, per post and through other channels. As ... more ...


A Great Honour

Dear friends, It was a very touching moment for me at the Pauls Church in Frankfurt yesterday afternoon. What an honour to be awarded the Albert-Schweitzer-Medal. The wonderfully worded laudatio was ... more ...


On Top of the Agenda: War

(Admin) Both, the old and the new German defence ministers are backing an increase in militarisation within Europe. Those who feel the irresistible desire to live and not die, should now rise-up ... more ...


Carola Rackete is free!!

Dear friends, The 31-year-old was arrested on Saturday and placed under house arrest for steering the "Sea-Watch 3" with 40 refugees aboard into the port of Lampedusa. According to Sea-Watch, the ... more ...


Thank you, Carola!

Dear Carola, I am writing these lines to you today as a Thank You. A Thank You for the humble and obvious ways with which you are doing something that we should all do: Save people in need. We all ... more ...


This is a dream come true

Dear friends, This is a dream come true for me. Finally - we are going on tour with the Bavarian Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra directed by my friend Mark Mast! A few days ago, we had our first ... more ...


Ezé Wendtoin - Sag nein!

Dear friends, Ezé Wendtoin, the young German Studies Specialist and songwriter from Burkina Faso, has already taken part in a number of my concerts and impressed audiences with his ... more ...


Dedicated to those who are desperately trying to protect a forest (most certainly in vain)

Dear friends, In the face of the capital crime committed at a 12,000-year-old forest, (of which only a small part remains today) which dedicated people are desperately trying to save - possibly in ... more ...


Willy 2018

Dear friends, Your many responses and comments to my last post prompted me to write a further version of "Willy 2018", using extracts from them in my song. This was the opening song in my concerts in ... more ...