British stand-up comedian Rainer Hersch has performed on every comedy stage in the UK and in more than thirty countries across the world. He has appeared thirteen times at Edinburgh Festival, headlined the famous Comedy Store and presented countless shows for BBC TV and Radio.
A trained pianist and conductor, he also combines his comedy with music, leading orchestras from Australia to St Petersburg – including many Pops Concert series in the US and Canada. He has collaborated with some of the great names in classical music including Alfred Brendel, Nicola Benedetti, Dame Evelyn Glennie, and Marc-André Hamelin. All comedy orchestral arrangements are his.