July 24th 2017, L1 TV: The Making of the Cinema version.
Translation by Ineke, edited by Entia Shadwell.
A bonus at the sold-out cinema of The Hague, the Netherlands.
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fake Johann Strauss Orchestra.
English paper Screendaily, box office. Andreas Wiseman
Rieu has broken his own record in consecutive years.
André Rieu’s 2017 Maastricht Concert took £1.45m at the UK and Ireland box office on the weekend to
become the highest-grossing music concert in the territory.
Composer Rieu has now broken his own record in consecutive years.
The film was screened in 586 locations across the UK and Ireland across the weekend of July 22nd and
23rd, grossing a verified weekend result of £1,447,086 (source: Rentrak).
It was the first time the concert was produced and distributed by Rieu’s own company Piece Of Magic.
The concert will also screen in 700 cinemas across Europe including The Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark,
Spain, Poland, Israel.
According to Piece Of Magic, participating sites are up 50% to 1200.
A second wave of screenings will be held in France, Germany, Mexico, Argentina and Brazil later this year,
bringing the overall total to over 1500.
Caspar Nadaud, CEO of Piece Of Magic commented: “We are very proud that POM managed to increase
both box office and amount of cinemas across Europe considerably from last year. This is a great sign that
exhibitors have strong trust and belief in our marketing and bespoke campaign strategies, especially
introducing local hosts for all key territories.”
André Rieu on Facebook:
Yes, we did it again! André Rieu's 2017 Maastricht concert took £1.45m at the UK and Ireland box office on
the weekend to become the highest-grossing music concert in the territory. André has broken his own
record, again. We are extremely proud!