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January 11, 12, 2020.  André Rieu performed  two New Year’s Concerts  in Amsterdam (NL) Ziggo Dome and Antwerp (Belgium).  Click on the picture to watch a photo/video report from Amsterdam, where Ruud and Ineke attended the concert. January 1st 2020.  Every month we receive an analytics report of the views to our website. We thought it would be interesting for you to see the results of the last month (December 2019).  Analytics report of our website.  Total views December:     Average Daily Traffic:  Page views: 11,774          Page views: 380 unique views: 7,885         unique views: 254 first time views: 1,673      first time views: 54 returning views: 6,212     returning views: 200  We like to thank our fans for visiting our  André Rieu fan (movies) website! Ruud and Ineke. January 2020. On the occasion of André’s 70th birthday. Two days in cinemas!!!  A documentary named  “André Rieu, 70 years young”.  In the cinemas in the Netherlands, the film was shown on Sat. January 18, 2020 at 7 PM and Sun. January 19, 2020 at 3 PM. In Australia and New Zealand on February 8 and 9.  Click on the picture.   February 5, 2020.  Interview on L1 (Limburg TV).  André Rieu will read the Great Maastricht Dialect Dictation of 2020, which is written by  his wife Marjorie.  (postponed to Sept.27, 2020).  It was a challenge to translate from Limburg dialect, but we think  John and Ineke managed.  Click on the picture. February 12, 2020. Carnival Tuesday.  On February 25th, 2020 (Last day of carnival) André Rieu will conduct all the carnival marching brass bands together, playing the Maastricht City Anthem, on the Vrijthof Square.  The Zate Hermeniekes (Drunken marching brass bands).  Click on the picture. From André’s Facebook on February 14th 2020.  A Valentine's Day to remember!  Valentine's Day and I’m travelling home to surprise my wife... and not for the first time. About 45 years ago I was a young student returning from the Conservatory in Brussels to Maastricht to see my young bride … but it nearly didn’t happen.  Click on the picture to watch a video.  March 2, 2020.  Tickets for the Maastricht  Christmas concerts 2020 in the MECC: on Sat. Dec. 19 (8 PM) and Sun. Dec. 20 (3 PM) , go on sale on Wednesday  March 4th, 10 AM Dutch time.   You can book via André's website and  Click on the picture to watch a video. March 12, 2020. Photo: M.v.Hoorn.  USA tour has been canceled after one concert in Tampa.  (Click on the picture to read more and watch a video).  “It is with great sadness that we must confirm the rescheduling of our remaining USA tour dates due to the risks of COVID-19. The well-being of our beloved fans, musicians and staff is always our top priority. Although we are very disappointed not to be able to perform for you now, we are committed to doing our part to help protect you at this stage.     We are already working to reschedule the concerts and all tickets will be honored for the new dates. My orchestra and I look forward to returning to the U.S. to celebrate unforgettable nights of joy, music and dance with all of you. Please stay safe. Much love, André Rieu and Johann Strauss Orchestra”.  March 2020.  Being home again after a canceled US tour due to the worldwide Corona virus, Frank Steijns spread positive and encouraging sounds over the cities of Maastricht and Weert. Much appreciated, Frank!  Always look at the bright side of life!!  Click on the picture to go to the  Frank Steijns pages on our website and hear the carillon. March 22, 2020.  TV Show by Ivo Niehe,  containing a short interview with André. On the same page more about staying at home,  due to the Corona virus (COVID-19), and spreading hope by playing (and listening to) music.  Click on the picture and scroll down the page. March 25, 2020.  World wide Corona crisis:  André in self-isolation at home,  baking “Bossche bollen”  for his grandchildren.  Click on the picture and scroll down the page,  to watch (a part of) the German TV show  “Leute Heute”. April 18, 2020.  Everything André and JSO members are doing during the  self-isolation  due to the Corona virus.  Click on the picture to go to the “Corona” pages. Twelve dates have been announced for the Maastricht July 2020 concerts!!  Thu. 2, Fri. 3, Sat. 4, Sun. 5, July . Thu. 9, Fri. 10, Sat. 11, Sun. 12, July. Thu. 16, Fri. 17, Sat. 18, Sun. 19 July.  Tickets are on sale on  and  For more information about fan events, check this website under “Maastricht Info”.  The Fan dinner will be held at Fri. July 3, and fan picnics at all concert Saturdays.  Live Maastricht concert 2020 in cinemas: On 1st and 2nd August 2020. Tickets on sale soon, check the page  April 21st, 2020. From André Rieu’s official website:   MAASTRICHT CONCERTS 2020 canceled.  It is with great sadness that we have to inform you today that, following the measures taken by the Government of the Netherlands, our traditional Open Air Concerts on the Vrijthof in Maastricht cannot take place in July 2020, due to the worldwide Corona virus. All tickets and André Rieu Travel Packages, will remain valid for our open air concerts in July 2021. Please check for further information, dates and answers to your questions.  Click HERE or on the picture above, to read more about the rescheduling of the concerts.    April 25, 2020.  Interview with André Rieu   about the cancelation of  King’s Day in Maastricht.  On Dutch TV, program “Royal Blood”, by the EO Channel. Interviewer: Jeroen Snel.  Click on the picture.  May, 2  2020.  Congratulations on your wedding!  Frank Steijns and Madieke Marjon Schoots!  Congratulations to a beautiful and talented couple. We wish you good health and much happiness  for the future together. Another couple in the Johann Strauss Orchestra!  Click on the picture to go to the Frank Steijns pages on this website.  May 31, 2010.  André Rieu and (part of) the orchestra performed on Dutch TV on  TV Channel RTL 4, in the program “All you need is love”.  Click on the picture to watch (part of) this program, with English subtitles.
June 16, 2020. Interview for DW Euromaxx, by Meggin Leigh, (from October 2018). Click on the picture.
June 10, 2020. Corona lock down. From the UK: Elinor Jane Moran, soprano. Ellie: “Thank you so much to everyone who watched our little concert “live” today. It was so lovely to feel part of a musical community again and to perform. So many lovely comments afterwards thank you!!” Click on the picture to find the link for the little concert from her home.
May, 22, 2020. The German TV, Channel WDR, broadcast on May 22, 2020 an interview with André Rieu in the program: Kölner Treff Click on the picture to watch the video.
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