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.
For over 40 years the Johann Strauss Gala has been entertaining UK audiences with its combination of timeless music, dancing and a splash of comedy. Presented by showman Rainer Hersch, The Johann Strauss Orchestra and Dancers have just announced a string of UK concerts for 2016. Classic Strauss interpretations Rainer will be conducting the Johann […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Not much explanation needed for this one: a US gun club shot (no pun intended) a video of themselves practicing on Johann Strauss’ “Blue Danube”. What can I say? Or actually, what do you think?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.
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.
Strato-Vani and Rudy Giovannini will air a TV special on Christmas Day on Ment TV. The Belgian orchestra recorded an album of songs based on Johann Strauss melodies in 2012, and performed together in a special show recorded at the Flanders Expo in Ghent, called “Strato-Vani in Wien” (Strato-Vani in Vienna). Other guests at the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.