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André Rieu announced thirteen Maastricht 2018 concert dates for July: on 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, 22 July 2018 Tickets on sale at: https://www.andrerieu.com/en/tour, or www.visitmaastricht.com. You can also mail: info@vvvmaastricht.nl (tourist office) These are the official tickets sales points. Do not purchase from any other vendor. Typically you pay too much and those tickets are not guaranteed! Click HERE for the seating plan and prices.   Good luck! The presales for the extra culinary café terrace packages for July 4th have started now! Prices vary between € 74 and € 86 per person. Order: www.visitmaastricht.com/things-to-do/andre-rieu/terrace-packages
THIRTEEN MAASTRICHT CONCERTS FOR 2018 HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED!! The fan dinner will take place on Friday July 6. You may sign up now! http://www.andrerieumovies.com/maastricht_fandinner.htm 
Will you be in Maastricht on Friday July 6th 2018? Do you know about the FAN DINNER? You can sign up until June 10th 2018. Currently he have 101 fans on our list from 15 nationalities. For more details, click http://www.andrerieumovies.com/maastricht_fandinner.htm 
Cinema streaming of André’s Maastricht 2018 concert. André Rieu has just announced the dates for his Maastricht 2018 concert cinema streaming. This biggest event in music cinemas will screen over one weekend only: on Saturday July 28 and Sunday July 29, 2018. This year the Maestro is following the release of his latest album “Amore”, celebrating LOVE with the very special show: ”Amore, my tribute to love”. Visiting this cinematic experience is next best if you cannot attend a live concert. Tickets go on sale from Febr. 23, 2018. Find a cinema near you, click on www.andreincinemas.com 
It's time to share the Amore! André recorded this special message for you all. Join us in spreading the love and your dedication could be read out live from Maastricht and shown at our cinema events! Enter here: http://po.st/DedicateAmoreYT 
April 9, 2018. For the first time André  Rieu and the Johann Strauss Orchestra performed (4 concerts) in Israel, Tel Aviv. Click on the picture of the Menora Mivtachim Arena, to read all about the concert series.
April 18th, 2018. For the third year in a row André Rieu starts the new year at the Amsterdam Ziggo Dome. His New Year's concert will take place on Saturday January 5th 2019. For the third year in a row André Rieu will start the new year at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam. The performance in the Ziggo Dome is the start of Rieu's new world tour.
"After having toured all over the world for a year, it's always nice to start the new year close to home", says the Maastricht violinist. "Our friends, family and many of our fantastic fans are always there and I'm really looking forward to it." Following the Amsterdam concert, another New Year's concert will take place on the 6th of January in the Sportpaleis in Antwerp, Belgium. Tickets for both shows go on sale on Friday April 20th, at 10 AM Dutch time.
Important message for the fans about FAKE RIEUS. Currently a few fake Rieus are misleading the fans on Facebook, click HERE. Be sure that the real André Rieu never writes messages to fans on Facebook or via PM. He’ll never ask for money or whatever. He has no adopted son, he does not announce concerts or meet and greets on Facebook. The right information can be found on his official website: www.andrerieu.com. So please report and block these fake persons.
April 30, 2018. Ever heard of the Gracenotes?? Five sparkling musical personalities, all members of André Rieu’s Johann Strauss Orchestra. Live in Maastricht on Sat. July 14, 2018, at 2 PM, Click on the picture for more details and tickets.
May 1st 2018. On June 1st 2018, Frank Steijns will perform his first big composition for orchestra, choir and soloists: The Sanctuary Song (Heiligdomsvaart lied) The piece is composed for the Heiligdomsvaart, a religious festival which dates back to the Middle Ages, and is held every seven years! The concert will take place at the St.Theresia Church, Tongerseweg, Maastricht, at 7 PM. For more details, click on the picture.
On June 16 and 17, 2018, André Rieu will perform for the first time in Bulgaria. In April the Bulgarian TV recorded a documentary in Maastricht, titled: “Everything is music”. Although we cannot provide subtitles, we still decided to post this documentary, because of nice images of Maastricht and we can guess what they were talking about. Click on the picture (with interviewer Georgi Toshev).
May 11, 2018. André Rieu appeared in a talkshow by Broadcast Company MAX, Time for MAX hosted by Sybrand Niessen and Martine van Os. Click on the picture.
May, 13, 2018. Much to everyone’s surprise André Rieu opened the fifth edition of the Q Music Duck Race in Maastricht. Click on the picture to watch a video by L1, Limburg TV.
For eleven years now I have had the privilege of working with the nicest, most honest and kindest people anyone could know. Whose desire was the same as mine – to bring to the English Speaking Fans Around the World, all of the news and the information we could - the best we could and as honestly as we could, of André Rieu and his Johann Strauss Orchestra. We have done it together for over eleven years now. And I am so proud to call them my friends ... John, Ruud, Ineke, Dutch Girl and Chris! And now, I get the Bragging Rights to Yell ... Woo - Hoo!! TODAY WE HAVE REACHED THE "7000" MEMBER MARK ON THE FACEBOOK GROUP - THE HP!!!!!!!” Congratulations Sue, it is a pleasure to work together with you, John and Chris! Love from Holland. Ruud and Ineke.
May 21, 2028. Message on HP by Sue Berry: Eleven years ago John de Jong and I started “The Harmony Parlor”, taking the torch from Sonja Harper (who I call “Dutch girl”, the Matriarch of all our Fan sites.Then eight years ago I decided to extend the Harmony Parlor and set up what we call the “HP on Facebook”, followed by six years ago adding a new member to our little Family: Chris Fowler!
May 2018. The book “Denken als… André Rieu” was only released in Dutch. It is one from a series, about the way of doing successful business by several well known entrepreneurs. In this case about André Rieu as an entrepreneur. We asked permission from the publisher to translate a few chapters. The publisher told us that they are working on a full translation of the book to English. As soon as it is released we’ll let you know where to buy it.
May 25th 2018: We added new videos to the pages of the Gracenotes and Frank Steijns.  Click on the pictures below.
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