May 25, 1995 marks the debut of Karen’s first cabaret act, Das Kabarett: European Cabaret and American Pop, with Larry Greenawalt at Cafezino in Austin, TX. The duo performed together in the U.S. and abroad for 5 years. Karen’s first album, a live recording of the act was released on October 24, 2000. Larry Greenawalt passed away suddenly in December of 2008 at his home in Texas.
25 years later, Karen continues to travel the world performing some of the duo’s favorite European cabaret songs of Kurt Weill, Marlene Dietrich and Edith Piaf, and American standards by the Boswell Sisters, Cole Porter and George Gershwin, among many others.