André Rieu announces US and Canada dates

André Rieu announces US and Canada dates

Violin master André Rieu, one of the best-selling live acts in the world, is returning to the US and Canada with a brand new show. Rieu will hit Florida, The west coast and Vancouver and kicks off March 7 in Orlando’s Amway Center. The upcoming dates will be part of Rieu’s international “And The Waltz Goes On Tour”, named after …

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André Rieu shares Classic BRIT Award with Anthony Hopkins

André Rieu shares Classic BRIT Award with Anthony Hopkins

London – Violinist and conductor André Rieu has been awarded the Classic FM Album Of The Year at the BRIT awards for his album “And the Waltz goes on”. He shares the award with Silence Of The Lambs star Sir Antony Hopkins, who wrote the title track of the album especially for Rieu. Rieu attended the ceremony together with Hopkins. …

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André Rieu to release “Under The Stars – Live In Maastricht V” on April 23rd, 2012

André Rieu to release “Under The Stars – Live In Maastricht V” on  April 23rd, 2012

Once again André Rieu transformed the Vrijthof square in his hometown Maastricht into a grand, romantic open-air concert hall with room for about ten thousand people for his traditional summer evening concerts.
A special vibe
“We play all over the world, but it’s always special for me to come back to my hometown Maastricht. My orchestra and I are performing on the …

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Anthony Hopkins about his waltz and the cooperation with André Rieu

Anthony Hopkins about his waltz and the cooperation with André Rieu

Today Show interview with Sir Anthony Hopkins about his life, his waltz and the cooperation with André Rieu.

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World premiere of waltz composed by Anthony Hopkins

World premiere of waltz composed by Anthony Hopkins

André Rieu has received the Grand Gold Decoration for Services to the Republic of Austria last saturday. The decoration was awarded by Marianna Klicka, president of the District of Vienna. Rieu received the decoration because of his efforts to promote Viennese music around the world.
Rieu, the world’s most popular classical artist who is renowned for his energetic and festive live …

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Sir Antony Hopkins Writes Waltz For André Rieu

Academy Award-winning actor, Anthony Hopkins, is on hand when world-renowned violinist, André Rieu, conducted his Johann Strauss Orchestra’s debut performance of “And The Waltz Goes On,” a waltz Hopkins recently composed, in the maestro’s recording studio in his hometown in Maastricht, Holland.
Hopkins has written music for many years, but the ‘Thor’ co-star composed his latest piece, “And The Waltz Goes …

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