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May 27, 2015

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The Maastricht webcam is back online!

Hotel DuCasque replaced the aging webcam in July 2014.

Please click HERE to see the images of the new high quality webcam facing the Vrijthof square in Maastricht. Many thanks to Hotel DuCasque for this service.

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Maastricht 2015 concert dates!!

The dates for the first and second weekend of the Maastricht 2015 concerts

have been announced:

Friday July 3rd, Saturday July 4th, Sunday July 5th, 2015, Thursday

July 9th, Friday July 10th, Saturday July 11th and Sunday July 12th, 2015.

Go to www.andrerieu.com for ticket sales

Or to www.vvvmaastricht.nl/en/andre-rieu.html.

For valuable hints on booking concert tickets for Maastricht,

(by Margaret Sansom from Australia), please click HERE.

The Fan Dinner will take place on Friday July 10th, 2015.

Fan Picnics on Saturday July 4, and Saturday July 11,  2015.

For more information on these events, please check the “Maastricht 2015 info”

menu entry on the left or click HERE.

Registration for the 2015 Fan Dinner can be done as usual via our website

(scroll down the page to find the form).

There will be a small present for each fiftieth applicant.

Sally Hodges (UK) was the first! To our regret she had to cancel the trip, so we sent her

the present by mail. Iris Rudeseal (USA) is #50. Margaret Crisp (UK) is # 100.

Final number of attendees: 125 of 16 nationalities. For the first time: Uruguay!

Message from the Horder family in Australia:

David, Matthew and Adam Horder, sons of Susan and Howard Horder, will come to Maastricht in July 2015 with their wives and children to attend a concert and the fan dinner / picnic. Close friends Kay and Denis Cherry will come too. They will be our guests of honor. To watch our tribute page, click HERE.

The Maastricht 2015 concert: One night only in the cinemas. Don’t forget to note down on your calendars. July 18th is for Europe. Other continents check: www.cinemalive.com

Welcome to my world

March 13, 2015.

Introduction to the 10 part road soap series

Welcome to my World

broadcast on Dutch TV

as from Friday March 13, 2015.

Interview by Ivo Niehe.

Click on the picture to watch the interview.

English subtitles added.

Episode 9

Episode 9.

The highlight of André’s career: André had been invited to lead the King’s ball in Amsterdam on April 30th 2013, the day when King Willem-Alexander was inaugurated as the new King of the Netherlands.

Click on the picture to watch the video.

Episode 10.

This 10th and last episode is dedicated

to the Maastricht concerts.

Highlight is the performance of the

Josti band, the only orchestra in the world consisting of mentally challenged people. Click on the picture to see the video.

Episode 10

Click on the picture to go to the booking site. André Rieu Travel is also on Facebook!!

Maastricht  2015 Info Photo shows part 8

May 18th 2015.

As a warm-up to the Maastricht 2015 concerts we’d like to show you how the fans dress in order to show you their country or to express their admiration for André.

Ineke dug into her fan photo archives

and created the photo show Fan Fashion

(part 8 of “Fan Photo Shows”)

depicting dress creations from 2005 to 2014.

Click on the picture.

Romania concerts

The seven Bucharest concerts are coming close. Just a reminder to attend the fan picnic in Bucharest to meet your André Rieu fan friends, on Saturday June 13, from 12 - 2 PM in Izvor Park (next to the Parliaments Building).

We’ll be somewhere around the children’s playground which looks like a castle. Click on the picture for more information.

May 26th 2015.

In Memoriam:  Mary Riley.

Mary Riley’s sons Tommy, David and Philip

posted the following message:

“It is with deep respect we announce that our beloved mother and friend Mary Riley

has passed away by a heart attack on May 24, 2015.

She passed away peacefully”.

Mary was in Maastricht in 2013 to attend the Andre Rieu Concerts. We are so sorry to hear this. Our condolences go to her family and friends.

Dear Mary, Rest in Peace.

May 26th 2015.

We received an invitation by the publisher to attend the book presentation in the Museum at the Vrijthof, in Maastricht, on May 26, 2015.

The book “Rieu, Maestro without borders/limits” is the result of a two year long research by 3 scientists from the University of Maastricht, studying the secret of André Rieu’s worldwide success.  Click HERE to go to an article about the book in the Harmony Parlor.

Click on the picture to read our own report of the book launch and the unveiling of a plaque on the white house where André spent his childhood.

Maestro without borders

May 28th 2015.

In the L1 TV show “Avond gasten” (Evening guests) Mirusia announced her new solo tour through the Netherlands in February, March and April 2016. Tickets for the concert series, named “This Time Tomorrow”, are now on sale.

Check for more information and tickets her website http://www.mirusia.net/.