Viva Strauss released as live DVD

Rudy Giovannini and Strato-Vani’s “Viva Strauss” album has been released as a live DVD. The Italian tenor and Belgian orchestra played together to over 8,000 people in Belgium last year, premiering the album of Strauss melodies with completely new lyrics. The resulting CD went on to stay in the Belgian classical charts for nearly six …

Viva Strauss re-enters Belgian classical charts

“Viva Strauss”, the album of Strauss melodies recorded by Strato-Vani with the Italian tenor Rudy Giovannini, has re-entered the Belgian music charts for a second time. The album, recorded in Belgium in the summer of 2012, has already spent over 20 weeks in the charts, even reaching the n° 1 position. Memorable Strauss melodies “Viva …

André Rieu wins Brit awards, announces new shows

[For concert updates, see the comments below] Dutch Violinist and conductor André Rieu has been controversially awarded the UK’s Classic FM Album Of The Year at the BRIT awards for his album “And the Waltz goes on” on October 3, 2012. Rieu shared the award with “Silence Of The Lambs” star Sir Antony Hopkins, who …

André Rieu show to be broadcast via satellite

André Rieu fans might want to check their nearest cinema complex. The news is that Rieu’s upcoming Maastricht concert will be broadcast via satellite to cinemas worldwide on Saturday June 30th 2012. The shows will go out to: – UK & Ireland – Netherlands, Belgium, Romania, France & Denmark – Australia & New Zealand For …