David Scheel

Selected Press Quotes

"A unique combination of piano and comedy...the audience was enthralled from start to finish" [CBS TV, on David Scheel's USA debut, New England, 1999]

"Technically brilliant, and in between compositions, hilariously funny" [Arizona Republic, Nov. 2001]

"This is probably the only show in town that can satisfy lovers of classical music and stand-up comedy." [Freight and Salvage Club, Berkeley, CA, 2003]

"Thank you, thank you, thank you, an absolutely delightful concert." [Arizona State University, Nov. 2001]

"It was the funniest CD we'd heard in years. We had to have him on the show." [John Sandidge, KPIG, Santa Cruz, March 2003]

"He is as funny as any, wittier than most, and, uniquely, a concert pianist of international stature...he stands alone, in a class of his own." [BBC Arts Review, London, August 1991]

"A master of the keyboard with an incredible facility for parodying musical styles." [The Times, Critics' Choice, London 17/10/1988]

"A dazzling display of piano magic punctuated by hilarious observations of life... a brilliant virtuoso performance for over two hours to an audience which laughed, cheered, clapped and roared for more." [The Guardian, Queensland, 5/8/99]

"A slick combination of quicksilver comedy with splendid piano playing... distinguished, complex, intelligent and very funny." [Time Out, London, October 1991]

"A wonderfully entertaining blend of of music, mimicry and comedy" [Panorama Magazine, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, October 27, 2002]

"Laugh a lot, cry a little, and marvel at the beauty of the piano played by a master who is in a class of his own." [Lincoln County News, Maine, 8/17/2000]

"...a dazzling array of voices and accents, plus an impressive musical repertoire ranging from the classics to jazz...Don't miss this!" [Manchester Evening News, UK, 11/9/88]

"What an astonishing mix of music and comedy! Brilliant!" [Channel A, Edmonton, Alberta, February 2004]