2017 Maastricht Concert: Celebrating 30 years of André and his Johann Strauss Orchestra
André Rieu, known to millions as ‘The King of Waltz’, is one of the world’s most popular music artists. Together with his Johann Strauss Orchestra he has turned his unique blend of classical and waltz music into a worldwide concert touring act, as successful as some of the biggest global pop and rock music acts, regularly appearing on the worldwide list of highest-grossing touring artists.
André Rieu has sold over 40 million CDs and DVDs around the world and has been awarded more than 500 Platinum and 270 Gold awards for his unrivalled success. André Rieu is the biggest music artist in Event Cinema breaking box office records of a music concerts for the last consecutive 3 years.
André Rieu 2017 Maastricht Concert:
Celebrating 30 years of André and his Johann Strauss Orchestra
In cinemas: July & August 2017
The Maastricht concert 2017 held extra special significance, as it marked 30 years since André formed the Johann Strauss Orchestra. On the cinema shows and his 30th Anniversary of performing with the Orchestra, André said, “When I founded the Johann Strauss Orchestra in 1987, there were only twelve orchestra members - now there are more than 60 people on stage! Although a lot has changed, there is one thing which has never changed: the joy of playing together, whether in a small group or a big orchestra.”
Set against the stunning medieval backdrop of the town square in André’s Dutch hometown, the spectacular Maastricht concert is an unforgettable musical experience full of humor, fun and emotion for all ages. André Rieu’s 2017 Maastricht Concert in Cinemas features several cinema hosts, who conduct an interview with André Rieu the moment he steps off stage, exclusively for cinema audiences.