Jersey fans of world-renowned classical musician André Rieu will be able to enjoy his 2012 Maastricht concert without leaving the island thanks to an exclusive screening of the event at Jersey Opera House.
The Dutch violinist and conductor will perform live in his hometown in The Netherlands this month and the concert will be screened, in association with CinemaLive, on Friday 6th July at 8pm at Jersey Opera House.
The 2012 Maastricht event marks the 25th anniversary of André and his Johann Strauss Orchestra performing together and is set to be the most spectacular annual concert in Maastricht to date. In addition to performing highlights from the past 25 years, they will also be joined by the incredible 150 piece Royal Choir Society Maastrichter Staar.
Rieu is one of the world’s most successful touring artists and each year performs a series of concerts in his hometown of Maastricht. Thousands of fans make the journey from all over the world to witness the incredible annual music event, set amongst the dramatic backdrop of his beautiful hometown.
André commented on the satellite broadcast of his concert saying: “It fills me with great joy to be able to share my hometown concert in Maastricht with all of my friends around the world. It is going to be a magical & special evening, celebrating 25 years of performing with my fantastic Orchestra.”
Jersey Opera House Theatre Director Jasmine Hendry added: “We screened Andre Rieu’s 2011 Hometown Concert and tickets sold incredibly well within a very short period of time. We anticipate the same again this year with his 2012 show. It is fantastic to be able to offer islanders the opportunity to see such a concert without all the associated costs of journeying to the real event.”
Andre Rieu’s 2012 Hometown Concert is being screened at Jersey Opera House on Friday 6th July at 8pm. Tickets are £15.00 (concessions £13) and are available from Box Office (01534) 511 115 or online at www.jerseyoperahouse.co.uk
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