Artistic director Julien Quentin, an internationally acclaimed pianist who lives in Kreuzberg, has created a program that includes a mix of jazz, classical and electronic. Musicians will be sourced from Berlin. Jazz pianist Marc Schmolling, who also lives in Kreuzberg, will curate the Orania.Berlin.
As for the hotel, the Orania.Berlin has 41 rooms & suites, a Literary Salon overlooking the skyline of Berlin and a Living Room with two open fire places, open kitchen, cozy restaurant, stylish bar, and a Concert Stage with a grand Steinway Piano.
Managing director and Michelin Star-awarded chef, Philipp Vogel designed the menu drawing on Asian, European and South American influences. The sharing-style dishes will include crispy pork tail with aubergine, flank steak with chimichurri and watermelon as well as the house special a miso raspberry chocolate desert. The bar, one of the largest in Berlin, reportedly has an eclectic drinks menu.
The Orania.Berlin is a sister hotel of Schloss Elmau, the multi award-winning luxury spa retreat in the Bavarian Alps.