A pied piper on the piano

Markus Schirmer …is so prolific, humorous and inventive that any piano is liable to marry him on the spot, if he’s not careful. (Basler Zeitung)

Energy, expression and emotion characterise Austrian top pianist Markus Schirmer’s music-making. No matter where he tours he receives audience acclaim for his charismatic musicianship and his ability to tell vivid stories with the instrument. One of his reviews sums him up precisely: “A pied piper on the piano… – music that comes straight from the heart, the brain and the fingertips.”