Mirusia Louwerse Soprano, page 9.
During the months June and July 2020 Mirusia (in Australia) spoke with Laura Engel, Carla Maffioletti and Frank Steijns in the Netherlands, on Instagram Live. Their stories about the Rieu experiences behind the scenes while touring together, are hilarious. Sometimes the internet connection causes delay. Duration of each chat: approx one hour. Enjoy!
June 23, 2020: Laura Engel
June 28, 2020: Carla Maffioletti
July 19, 2020: Frank Steijns
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New Christmas album 2020. Mirusia will release her newest album "Christmas Memories", on October 16, 2020. "Christmas Memories" is a collection of classical Christmas songs that Mirusia has long wanted to record. It reflects many happy Christmas memories. Born and raised in Brisbane, Mirusia is descended from Dutch parents and is fluent in both languages. She sings in English, French, German, Dutch and Latin on this album which will appeal to many of her European fans. It will be her 7th solo album. The album also features two beautiful duets - "Little Drummer Boy" with radio DJ - singer Denis Walter and former member of The Ten Tenors, Luke Kennedy also performs a duet on a modern song 'The Magic Of Christmas Time' written by Rick Price. The album is available with Mirusia’s personal signature, at the Dutch Mirusia Fan Store, as from October 16th. You can pre-order the album on http://bit.do/fJPgN or www.mirusia.nl . Price during pre-order: € 19,99. Afterwards: € 24,99.
March 20, 2021. Mirusia’s newest CD, DVD or combi-pack LIVE IN CONCERT, will be released on June 4th 2021. As from today you can pre- order via Mirusia’s website or via the official Dutch Mirusia record shop: English page order here: http://bit.do/fPFWh Dutch page order here: http://bit.do/fPFWq
March 29, 2021. On the occasion of Mirusia's 36th birthday today, she presents a beautiful portrait of the whole family to the fans. Thank you Mirusia!!
June 10th 2021. Today we received Mirusia’s combi-pack: Live in concert It is really amazing! Wonderful music and performance! Mirusia is doing very well on her solo tours in Australia. Facebook: Mirusia: “So exciting to debut at #1 on the Classical Crossover Charts. Thank you to all who already purchased my new CD and DVD Live in Concert. The DVD is also #1 on the Music DVD Charts. I am over the moon!” ARIA stands for: Australian Recording Industry Association.
June 4 and 5, 2022. After a long time of Covid restrictions/isolation and closed country borders, Mirusia was finally allowed to travel again. After three years of absence she again landed on Dutch soil to perform her postponed open air concerts “Magical Moments” at the estate of Domicilia Events in the Limburg town of Ohé en Laak”. Ruud and Ineke had purchased tickets for this Pentecost weekend event in Limburg, but to our regret had to cancel at the very last moment due to a positive Covid test and had to remain in self isolation at home. Fortunately the “Official Mirusia Louwerse fanclub Nederland”, managed by Michel and Nicole Velema, posted excellent videos on Facebook for all Mirusia lovers to enjoy. With their permission we are adding a compilation of these videos to this page. Thanks Michel and Nicole. Duration of the video: 10 minutes.
Piano: Rob Mennen, Orchestra: St.Caecilia Ohé en Laak, Choir: Vriendenkoor Echt.
Touring the Netherlands again in December 2022, from December 8 to January 2nd. Tickets on sale on Mirusia’s website. Please check: www.mirusia.net
July 10, 2022. L1, (LimburgTV) broadcast a program with Rob Mennen, pianist, titled “ Op verzeuk op bezeuk”, which means “A visit on request”. On July 10th 2022 he received Mirusia in his garden. Enjoy this interview. Duration of the video: 12 minutes.
From Facebook: “Happy 4th Birthday to my Sascha ballerina”. December 8, 2021.
October 3, 2022. Angel of Australia Mirusia likes to exchange Australian summer for Dutch cold. The time has finally come: Dutch-Australian soprano Mirusia returns to the Netherlands to enchant the Dutch audience with her angelic voice. Celebrate Christmas and New Year with Mirusia on her “Merry & Bright” theater tour, running from December 8, 2022 to January 2, 2023 in 12 different theaters all across the Netherlands. Her last two planned tours had to be canceled due to the corona pandemic, but this season it is finally time for Mirusia to return to her second home country and warm the hearts of her Dutch fans in the cold winter months. For more than 10 years she performed all over the world with André Rieu and his Johan Strauss Orchestra, but since going solo Mirusia also rises to great heights. In her native country of Australia, she has been number one on the pop charts several times and is also known as "Australia's Songbird" (Radio 3AW) and "A once in a generation voice" (ABC Radio). Merry & Bright. During the month of December (and a special New Year's show in Maastricht), Mirusia tours the Netherlands with her “Merry & Bright” theater tour. Together with the best musicians, André Rieu's muse sings the most beautiful melodies and her own compositions. During this festive and sparkling concerts, even the Australian Christmas songs are played. It promises to be a musical, visual and emotional spectacle. What could be better than ending the year or ushering in the New Year? For more information and the complete playlist, visit www.ntk.nl/performance/mirusia or her own website www.mirusia.net .
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