André Rieu announces celebratory Maastricht concert in cinemas
30 March 2017, 09:00
It’s 30 years since the much-loved violinist founded his Johann Strauss Orchestra. He’ll be marking the occasion with a concert in Maastricht and screened in cinemas across the UK
André Rieu has been thrilling audiences around the world with his show-stopping performances with the Johann Strauss Orchestra.
This year marks 30 years since he founded the ensemble and he’s marking the anniversary with a concert in Maastricht that will be screened in over 500 cinemas on 22 and 23 July in the UK (you can find your closest cinema here).
André said: “When I founded the Johann Strauss Orchestra in 1987, there were only 12 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.”
The Johann Strauss Orchestra will be joined by a handful of special guests in Maastricht and the cinema broadcast will be presented by television presenter Charlotte Hawkins.
André Rieu in Maastricht
Here's what you can expect from his unforgettable concerts