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Febr. 28th 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.

Australia (Eastern time)


United States (CST)

January 29th 2015:

Sixth open air concert announced in Romania:

on Sunday June 7, Constitution Square, Bucharest.

André van Duin jubilee

André van Duin GALA

50 years Jubilee.

In November 2014 André van Duin was honored by his friends on the occasion of his 50 years Jubilee, being Holland’s most beloved comedian and composer of silly and successful carnival songs. André Rieu and the entire Johann Strauss Orchestra

were among his friends. Click on the picture to watch the video with English subtitles.

Romania concerts

On December 9th André Rieu

was touring through the UK.

In between he flew to Bucharest, the capital of Romania,

to announce  an

open air concert

on the 13th of June 2015 (which

turned out to six concerts).

Click on the picture

to watch the press conference.

Locations of Site Visitors
Locations of Site Visitors

Location of visitors in the past 24 hours

Location of visitors who ever visited this website

Sept. 2014.

FANS from before the year 2000

and still fans in 2014….

Who are these fans that have known André the longest?? We chronicled our own interesting stories. Who discovered André first, who took the first photo with him? Memories of twenty years ago and having aged together with André. Read these very interesting stories in the Harmony Parlor. First fans in the limelight!!

Sonja Harper and Ruth Morgan (USA), click HERE. Ruud/Ineke and Han Scheuerman  (the Netherlands), click HERE. John/Bobbie de Jong (USA) and Alice Leung (Canada), click HERE. Virginia Baker (USA), Cathy Camarda (USA) and Inge Cossette (Canada), click HERE. Teresa Priest (UK) and Mireille Jourdan (France), click HERE. Bill and Margaret Oliver (UK), click HERE.

Elke and Nino Freitag (Germany), click HERE.



Salon Orchestra

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

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! Iris Rudeseal (USA) #50. Margaret Crisp (UK) is # 100.

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.

Picture below:

During the André Rieu Concerts they need to change the words on the star, to:


City Walks/Day trips Markus Lanz talk show

January 20th 2015.

Markus Lanz Talk Show

ZDF TV Channel, Germany.

Click on the picture to watch the TV show, with English subtitles added.

January 2015:

Video clip:

André Rieu promoting the

province of Limburg.

English subtitles added.

Click on the picture to watch the video.

February 5th 2015.

Carnival Prince Odin I gives Andre Rieu “t’ Joonk Leech”, a medal of honor on behalf of the Tempeleers, a local Carnival Association that honored him because of his musical and cultural achievements.

Click on the picture to watch the video with English subtitles added.

Carnival Medal

February 2015:

Earliest Tour Programs.

New items in our “Golden Oldies” section!

Anthony Chávez Mancisidor, lives in Lima, Peru, discovered André Rieu and the Johann Strauss Orchestra in 2012. Since then he started collecting Tour Programs. He searched the Internet and was successful in finding very early Tour Programs, from 1987/88 and 1994/94. André’s big break through in the Netherlands was in 1994.

Click on the picture to go to the “Golden Oldies” and read about André’s earliest tours, with guests and soloists.

Golden Oldies

February 14th 2015: Valentine’s Day.


February 14th 2015: Valentine’s Day.  André buys 40 red roses and a huge chocolate heart for Marjorie, because it was 40 years ago that they became engaged to be married.

Click on the picture to watch two nice video-clips.


New concert dates in the United Kingdom and Ireland, in December 2015:

Click André’s website: http://www.andrerieu.com/en/calendar/pre-sale-concerts

Welcome to my world. English Docusoap on Dutch TV:

This documentary series about André Rieu and the Johann Strauss Orchestra has already been broadcast in the UK with Sky TV. For the fans who can receive the Netherlands first TV Channel NPO 1, the series will start at Friday March 13, at 21.30 hrs (9.30 PM).

Click on the link to André’s website: http://www.andrerieu.com/nl/agenda/tv-radio