Jade: 19 times – that’s how many times I ended up going to the cinema to see @Fellowship of the Ring – 19 times! An absolute record for me. A healing experience after the trauma of 9/11. Watching Frodo meet …

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Jade: In August 2001, after finishing ‘Jade ov Arcc’, I headed to my home town New York and then to San Francisco for a biz trip/holiday, networking, visiting friends – even doing some recording with my didgeridoo at Wyclef Jean’s …

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Sharlie: Funny how when you come to a crossroads in life and make a firm yet equally frightening decision, the Universe sets things in motion… A chance meeting with Jade at Betsy’s birthday party and her enthusiasm for a musical …

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The summer of 1999 was a turning point in my life. I felt that, no matter what I did, or how hard I tried, I just couldn’t seem to make any headway with my music. Producers were leaving me in …

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Over the next ca. 20 years both “Salomé” and “Lord of the Rings” remained constant companions and subjects of fascination and devotion for me. In 1980 I moved to Hamburg to study opera directing. But though I would still occasionally …

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That year, in 1978, I made two life-changing discoveries: A recording of Strauss’ “Salome” with the Vienna Philharmonic under Herbert von Karajan; and J.R.R. Tolkien’s “Lord of the Rings”. It was love – and a kind of obsession – at …

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Our journey with “Salomé” has been such an amazing one, that we feel we’d like to share some of the why and how she came to be with our fans and readers. So here goes… Oh, harken to the Saga …

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