Rieu's tour waltzes to Australia and New Zealand in 2013

King of the Waltz André Rieu confirms plans to tour in Australia and New Zealand in October 2013.

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André Rieu has announced further tour dates for next year, this time heading to Australia and New Zealand in October 2013. The charismatic violinist revealed the plans via a video message posted on the Herald Sun website.

In the video, Rieu comments: "I am excited to announce that I will come back to my second homeland in October 2013. I cannot wait to see you."

The Australia and New Zealand dates will be a continuation of Rieu's 'And The Waltz Goes On' tour, so-called after a waltz written specifically for him by the actor Sir Anthony Hopkins.

Rieu is currently gearing up for a series of UK dates in December, before jetting off to Europe again in early 2013. A cinema screening of his 'Home For Christmas' concert and a live Q&A (via satellite) is also due to take place across hundreds of screens on November 24th.

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