January 3, 2010: André Rieu, one of the world’s most popular performers,will be touring South Africa for the first time!
The chart topping Dutch violinist and conductor has sold close to 30 million albums globally, and has broken all classical concert records, packing stadiums with over 700,000 adoring fans each year. André Rieu is renowned for the uplifting and festive atmosphere at his concerts, as he encourages his audience to get out of their seats and waltz in the aisles.
André Rieu and the Johann Strauss Orchestra will kick off their South African tour at the Sun City Super Bowl on April 24 followed by shows in Durban and Cape Town. Known as the King of Waltz, André performs in 'sold out' venues all over the world, and is the Number One Selling male performer of 2009.
“André Rieu is one of the entertainment world’s truly unique performers and it is a great privilege to be partnering him on his first South African tour,” says Sam Hendrikse, CEO of Hunta Live. “The Johann Strauss Orchestra and the numerous singers who will be accompanying the tour to South Africa will provide audiences with an entertainment experience never witnessed in this country before.”
André Rieu: Live in South Africa will perform in Durban on April 28 at the Durban International Convention Centre at 20h00. This will follow his performances at Sun City on April 24 and 25. After appearing in Durban, André Rieu appears in Cape Town on May 1 and 2. Booking for all performances is at Computicket: www.computicket.co.za
The Above Photo did not come with the article. I have tried over the holidays to put a few pictures on here that I could keep the file size down low enough for posting, yet make the pictures big enough so those who would like to, would be able to print them out ... this photo was taken in San Diego, just before the Toronto concerts. Sue :)