Michael von der Heide “A new star is born”, raved the critics when Michael von der Heide released his first album at the age of 25 in 1996. He grew up in the mountain village of Amden, and is notable for his musical versatility, beguiling charm and biting wit. Von der Heide has meanwhile released his 13th album, “ECHO”. He has toured all manner of countries, appeared on countless TV shows and performed several times in productions by Christoph Marthaler in the Zurich Schauspielhaus, the Avignon Opera, the Théâtre National de l’Odéon in Paris and the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, etc. He was awarded the Prix Walo in 1999, the German Cabaret Prize in 2000, and his recordings have gone gold several times.