The Blue Danube waltzes for 150 years

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 …

Johann Strauss UK gala concerts

Johann Strauss gala announces UK concert dates

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 …

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 …

Strato-Vani and Rudy Giovannini TV special to air in Belgium

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 …