Rudy Giovannini & Strato Vani “Blaue Donau” par dm_50c4f8fca4a08 Johann Strauss classic Blue Danube celebrates anniversary in Vienna It’s a little anniversary that went by practically unnoticed. Johann Strauss Junior’s “Blue Danube” is 150 years old since February 15, 2017, as it had its first performance in 1867. The melody is perhaps the best-known waltz […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Rainer Hersch puts the Windows theme to music British-German conductor and comedian Rainer Hersch is probably best known as a comic. But there is always a serious music edge to the laughs. In this video, he makes an attempt to upgrade the Windows theme (or the previous Windows theme; I can’t remember what Windows 10 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Rudy Giovannini dates in December 2014 include some 18 shows, mostly in Germany but also in Belgium. Known for his interpretation of Strauss melodies, Giovannini is probably one of the busiest singers in the world. Many of these shows are his Christmas specials, but he usually includes Strauss songs in the repertoire as well. However, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I can’t think this is going to be a problem, but thought it was funny enough to mention. Councillors in the British town of Wurkington will sit down soon and watch the video of André Rieu’s “King of the Waltz” concert soon – all two and half hours of it. The reason is simple: they […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
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 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Corbin Bleu and Karina Smirnoff gave a dramatic twist to the Viennese waltz on “Dancing with the Stars” in Los Angeles in October 2013. If you have ever thought that formal wear is too, well, formal for waltzing and the waltz itself too staid, check the video. The pair give the genre a blast by […]Continue Reading... No Comments.