Dear fans, It has long been a dream of mine to perform a Christmas concert in my hometown. And that dream came true! I created my very own Winter Palace in Maastricht and filled it with the most glorious festive music. I’m so happy that I can share all these wonderful songs with you! And just for you here is an exclusive look behind the scenes. I wish everyone a very Jolly Holiday! Love André
A Winter Palace complete with golden chandeliers from Venice, over 50 fir trees, two ice rinks and a Christmas market - all in my hometown of Maastricht! The perfect setting for my Christmas concert. In this DVD I take you behind the scenes to show you how I created this winter wonderland including rehearsals with the Golden Voices of Gospel and my fantastic ice skaters. Jolly holidays everybody! Love, André
André Rieu is excited to present his new album “Happy Together”, released on 19 November 2021. “Happy Together” is a wonderful and emotional “ode to joy”, celebrating the return to life, happiness and love – a musical reminder of the joy of being together with friends and family – now that the world is opening up once more.
"Happy Together" spreads joy and shows how happy André and the Johann Strauss Orchestra were to finally be able to make music together again. Making music is and will always be their passion. The album and accompanying DVD has something for everyone – from "You are my Sunshine", “La Bamba”, "Happy Together", "Valencia", “Circus Renz”, “Estudiantina” to "When I’m 64".
Myself and the Johann Strauss Orchestra are so happy together. We have so much fun! In what other concert would you see the brass section performing and eating schnitzel at the same time? Or the male voice choir arriving on stage in a gondola?! You can see all this at my concerts and on this DVD. So let's be Happy Together!
Celebrating 70 years of the biggest classical musician in the world Album 'Happy Days Deluxe CD+DVD' features 20 of the world's most famous celebratory songs Alongside the album a special DVD including exclusive behind the scenes footage and of course a lot of music!
The legendary André Rieu will celebrate his milestone 70th birthday in 2019 with the album Happy Days, full of fittingly celebrational classics from the course of his remarkable career.
Fans can look forward to joyful hits like Eviva España, Paloma Blanca, Mexico, and title-track Happy Days Are Here Again, as well as celebrations of romance such as the world famous SecondWaltz, which marked André Rieu’s breakthrough in 1994.
Happy Days is also an homage to Vienna, the city that played the most important role in Rieu’s career. The King of Waltz will take you back to the Golden Age of Operetta with beautiful waltzes, lively polkas and jauntily can cans from The White Horse Inn, The Merry Widow, The Gypsy Princess or Countess Maritza – an unforgettable journey back in time to a world of amusement, champagne and love.
On his album and celebrating his 70th birthday with his fans, André Rieu says: “I believe that the real art is to give every single audience-member, although I play for over half a million people in a year, the feeling that I play only for them alone. This album is cheerful, festive, and humorous, but at the same time very romantic. With this record I hope to pass on my joy of life that I feel daily to everybody in the whole world. I heartily invite you to celebrate love and life with me.”
Through an incredible life with unparalleled achievement, the world-renowned violinist Rieu is the biggest Classical Music artist in the world right now. With over 40 million records sold worldwide, and selling over 600,000 tickets each year – not to mention becoming the biggest cinema music concert event of all time – it’s no wonder he has been dubbed ‘the maestro of the masses’ by the New York Times.
Happy Days - André Rieu’s personal celebration to life.