‘At last a musical comedian with a difference – he is really funny’

— The Daily Telegraph, UK

‘Victor Borge for a new generation”

— The Times, UK

‘The musical world on its head. That’s exactly what the brilliant Beethoven Orchestra Bonn achieved at the highest musical level under the direction of Rainer Hersch’

— General Anzeiger, Germany

‘A music comic with intelligent humour who created a storm of laughter…’

— Basler Zeitung, Switzerland

‘The world’s first classical music hooligan’

— Vancouver Sun, Canada

‘… but perhaps the greatest trick of the entire night was making a classical symphony concert the coolest – and funkiest – show in town’

— Winnipeg Free Press, Canada

‘Rainer Hersch has found a true comedy goldmine’

— The Australian

‘Hersch has done a brilliant job of creating contemporary comedy from a style of music often perceived as fusty and elitist…glorious’

— 3 News, New Zealand

‘Part one-man theatre piece, part live biography, part stand-up, part piano bash and totally terrific’

— New Zealand Herald

‘Roll over Beethoven, here’s Hersch’

— Singapore Straits Times