Violinist, singer, and songwriter Michael Greilsammer is one of today’s most fascinating, unique, and eclectic musicians. Originally a virtuoso violinist, Michael Greilsammer is an audacious artist who is not afraid of connecting between distant and diverse musical worlds, such as rock, reggae, Irish folk, classical music, French traditional tunes, and Middle-Eastern beats. He will perform on Tuesday, June 26 (9 pm) at Brasserie Beaubien (73 Beaubien East).
Michael Greilsammer has appeared with his band in some of the worlds’ most prestigious festivals in Europe, North America, and India. The press has hailed his performances as an astonishing display of musical fusions and encounters between styles, genres, and cultures. Always keeping the audience on its feet thanks to mind-blowing rhythms and by injecting a positive, vibrant, and exciting atmosphere, Michael Greilsammer has opened shows for some of today’s greatest pop and world music stars, such as Macy Gray, Amadou & Mariam, The Wailers, and Ziggy Marley.
Michael Greilsammer was signed by the prestigious French label Naïve, followed by a first international release of a debut album with songs in English, French, and Hebrew. After this first discographic success, a second album was released, bringing Michael Greilsammer to instant fame in his home country of Israel, thanks to hits such as “My Dear Wife” and “Let’s Go”. In addition to collaborations with a variety of Israeli and international stars, Michael Greilsammer has also performed extensively with his brother, the classical pianist, and conductor David Greilsammer.
Michael Greilsammer upcoming new album, his third, will be released this year and will include a magical and emotional musical collaboration with his wife, Shimrit Dror.