Maastricht 2017 Events during the concerts
Events calendar of "Your Market booth", during the André Rieu concerts (from Thursday July 6 to Sunday July 23, 2017). AGNES FIZZANO, violin player with André Rieu's orchestra, will during the concerts create special jewelry of gold and silver in combination with Swarovski crystals. Every Thursday through Monday Agnes will be in the shop making jewelry based on orders received at the Marktkraam. Would you like some ideas? Then visit If you see a piece you like, please make an arrangement with her via her website. Agnes will be in the shop July 6 through July 9, from 1 - 3 PM and from July 10 to July 23 (only Thursday through Monday) from 3 to 6 PM. Friday July 7th from 1 to 2.30 PM: Meet and Greet with LAURA ENGEL, soprano with André Rieu. The Chilean-Dutch soprano Laura Engel knows how to touch audiences around the world with her charisma and passionate singing. Being internationally educated in countries like Chile, the Netherlands and Italy, she enjoyed a versatile musical education that produced many years of collaboration with André Rieu and his orchestra. Her passion and musical versatility from classical to pop will be evident in her own concert production 'En Canto' which premieres in Maastricht on July 12 in the Bonbonnière. Sunday July 9th from 1 - 2.30 PM: Coffee tasting with CORD MEYER-LUESINK, violinist with André Rieu. Besides music Cord presents here his other great passion: Italian coffee. You may taste his self- roasted and mixed coffee brand DoLa FaFa Mi, in espresso or cappuccino for free. Sunday July 9th at 2 - 3.30 PM: Meet and Greet with DONIJ VAN DOORN, star soloist with André Rieu. The Dutch born soprano Donij van Doorn is internationally celebrated on opera-, operetta- and oratorium stages. She also performs with André Rieu and has been traveling the world with him and the JSO for the last 3 years. Her extraordinary voice in the Vilja song and "Meine Lippen sie küssen so heiss", moves the audiences to tears and gives her standing ovations.
photo Lidia Surowka
WEST SIDE STORY On Monday July 10, 2017 a world premier will take place on the Vrijthof Square, thanks to André Rieu who made his stage and equipment available. The Philharmonic Orchestra of the South Netherlands will play live on André’s stage while the audience simultaneously can watch the entire film “West Side Story” on the big screens. Click HERE to read the article from Chapeau Magazine in the Harmony Parlor. Dinner arrangements (start 6.30 pm) on Vrijthof terraces will be available. The concert will start at 9 PM. To book tickets, watch the website west-side-story-film-live-orchestra/ or mail 
Laura Engel, soprano. Laura announced her new En-Canto concert on Wednesday July 12th in theater La Bonbonnière in Maastricht. Click HERE for tickets and more information.
Apart from the annual fans dinner on Friday July 7th 2017 and the usual fans picnics on Saturdays July 8, 15 and 22 in the Stadspark (City Park) from 12 - 2 PM, there are many more activities to experience during your stay at Maastricht.
Marc Rieu’s exhibition. Every year, during his father’s concerts, Marc Rieu brings together his most recent paintings on a summer exhibition in the Theatre on the Vrijthof. Admission is free on every concert day in July (from 12 to 5 PM). Marc will be there in person and the paintings are on sale.
The shop “Your Market Booth”, Jodenstraat 32, Maastricht (near the Tourist Office).
Laura Engel and the En-Canto band.
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