The career of Dutch violin superstar André Rieu spans more than 30 years – he is not only a first-class entertainer, he is the “King of Waltz”. And he sure knows how to stage a grand show including romantic moments and witty twists. His orchestral tours draw more than 600,000 people per year, meaning that the charismatic entertainer outsells superstars like Bruno Mars, AC/DC and Rihanna in the Billboard’s Top 10. He has sold a massive 40 million CDs and DVDs and notched 30 Number. 1 chart positions. To bring romance and magic to every fan during the cozy pre-Christmas season, of course, he will play wonderful Christmas carols besides his entertaining and fantastic program.
On stage André’s incredible musical prowess, passion and charisma make for a magical spectacle. His romantic and fun shows are the only ones where people regularly jump to their feet and dance in the aisles. It’s not uncommon to see devoted fans laughing, weeping, clapping, dancing and embracing when they listen to the orchestra and André’s precious Stradivarius violin from 1732; his shows are a perfect mix of thrilling, romantic, festive and emotional melodies combined with surprises, balloons, beautiful soloists and of course André’s great sense of humor.