One of Rainer Hersch’s most exciting musical adventures features him as conductor of his own 12-piece orchestra with a zany offering of musical comedy and wit guaranteed to have the audience rolling in the aisles.

Rainer Hersch and his classical ‘Orkestra’ communicates, connects and corrupts some of the great works of classical music.

A popular highlight is when Rainer invites members of the audience to participate in a conducting competition with hilarious results.


International reaction

‘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

‘Rainer Hersch has found a true comedy goldmine’
The Australian

‘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