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last update: Sept.25, 2022
The Christmas concerts 2022 in the MECC in Maastricht, will take place on:10, 16,17 and 18 December 2022.For more information: check André’s website www.andrerieu.com.Tickets for Maastricht 2023Will go on sale the 2nd week of SeptemberONLY purchase tickets from www.andrerieu.com !!Do NOT purchase from any other website!
The three Maastricht webcams.Hotel DuCasque replaced the aging webcam in July 2014, facing the Vrijthof square in Maastricht. Since November 2018 “Webcam-Maastricht“ added another webcam overlooking the river Meuse, from café-restaurant “The Piepenhoes”. We can see their own outside terrace along the river, and the ancient Servaes Bridge.Since January 2022 “Webcam-Maastricht” added another webcam to the Vrijthof Square, from the side.Please click HERE to see the images of these three high quality webcams.
July 2nd, 2022.André’s mystery guestin the July concerts 2022.Dorona AlbertiRead the articles about her in the Limburg paper and the “Telegraaf”.She is amazing!Click on the picture and scroll down the page.
July 28. 2022.Interview with Pierre Rieuabout the Vrijthof concerts.from: “The Limburger”.Click on the picture to read the article.
July 31, 2022.NPO1, AVROTROS (Dutch TV) broadcast a Documentary about the special bond which violinist André Rieu has with the Dutch royal family.The documentary “Rieu & De Oranjes” (Family name of the Dutch Royal Family) consists of a compilation of concert pieces, interspersed with the violinist's personal memories of those meetings.Click on the picture.
August 3, 2022. Important!! André Rieu sounds the alarm about invalid concert tickets on buyer’s sites.The sale for the Vrijthof concerts 2023 will not start until the second week of September 2022!“All we can do is keep informing that you should only buy our tickets through official channels. In our case via our own website www.andrerieu.com. If you find the word "advertisement" above your search engine address, that's an indication to start ringing the alarm bells!!!"Click on the picture.
June 27, 2022.Performance of the Maastrichts Salon Orchestrafrom the Parkstad Theater in Heerlen,with André Rieu as a guest.Host: Henk Hover.Broadcast by Limburg TV: L1.Click on the picture.
Fall 2021: We welcome new Johann Strauss Orchestra members:Micaëla Oeste soprano, Maja Jasinska flute player, (Martine Wijers piano, replacing Stéphanie Detry), andJustinas Kaunas violinist, replacing Martine Wijers.
Important message for the fans about FAKE RIEUS.Currently a few fake Rieus are misleading the fans on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest.Be sure that the real André Rieu never writes messages to fans on Facebook, via PM or otherwise. He’ll never ask for money or whatever. He has no adopted son, he does not announce concerts or Meet and Greets on Facebook. The right information can be found on his official website: www.andrerieu.com.So please report and block these fake persons. Instructions (from André’s Facebook page) how to do that, click HERE.
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August 1, 2022.Interview Limburg TV: L1.André Rieu looks back on 15 successful Vrijthof concerts in July 2022.Click on the pictureto watch the interview.
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August 14, 2022.André Rieu baptizes his rose on the rose festival in Lottum.Click on the picture.
August 13, 2022.Jet set photographer William Rutten added a portray of André Rieu to hisphoto exhibition.William told his story in“Shownieuws”.Click on the picture.
August 16, 2022.André announced a FIFTHChristmas Concert in the MECC,on Sunday December 11th 2022, at 3 PM.For more information about the Christmas concerts,click on the picture.
September 5, 2022.Golden oldie:We look back on a special Gala concert in 1998 for the winners of the National Postcode Lottery.On this occasion a limited edition of a pop-up booklet was released as a present for the audience. Ruud and Ineke found it very interesting and valuable to share it with you.Click on the picture.
September 9th 2022.The whole world is in mourning because of the death of Queen Elizabeth II on Sept. 8, 2022, at the age of 96. She was a great queen who served her country for 70 years, the longest serving monarch ever. André Rieu posted a tribute on Facebook and we have a link to 2016 when he composed the Windsor Waltz for her 90th birthday and other nice video clips.Click on the picture for the tribute and click HEREfor the Windsor Waltz in 2016.
September 18, 2022.In Memoriam:Joël Guilmand, 86. (France)We are very sad to announce the passing away of a great André Rieu fan from the beginning (1997).Our thoughts go out to his wife Marie.Together they attended many concerts, in France, Europe and almost every year in Maastricht. We wish Marie and their family strength to bear the loss of her dear husband.Click on the photo.
September 15, 2022.What’s going on in Maastricht.Hidden talents in our own Maastricht.First episode of this new program:Joline Soomers.Click on the picture.