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For more news and interviews, go to Sue's / John's André Rieu fans Harmony Parlor  fan web site. Click HERE.
Sonja’s dormant Translations web site (2002 - 2008) contains more information. Click HERE.
The Maastricht webcam. Hotel DuCasque replaced the aging webcam in July 2014. Please click HERE to see the images of the new high quality webcam facing the Vrijthof square in Maastricht. Many thanks to Hotel DuCasque for this service.
Ten concerts in July 2017 in André’s hometown Maastricht! On Thurs. 6, Fri. 7, Sat. 8, Sun. 9, Thurs. 13, Fri. 14, Sat. 15, Sun. 16, Fri. 21, and Sat. 22 of July. Click HERE for tickets and information on André’s official website. Click HERE for the spare ticket mediation service on this website. Coming to Maastricht? Consult all items under the button “Maastricht 2017 Info” for your information.
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On the occasion of our 10th anniversary we renewed our fan website with a fresh new look on January 1st 2017. We hope to continue following André Rieu and the Johann Strauss Orchestra for many more years to come and bring pleasure to the fans with our updates and translations. Since we live in the Netherlands, we are very proud to be long term fans (over 25 years) of a Dutch world star and his multi-talented orchestra.
Last update: April 20, 2017
February 2017: New Maastricht city walk by the tourist office of Maastricht and five artisan bakeries: the Vlaai (pastry) - route. Click on the picture to go to our Maastricht city-walks page and scroll down. By chance the goosberry merengue vlaai is our favorite too!!
Mirusia tours the Netherlands in March and April 2017. Her new album “From the heart” is on sale now. The ladies of the Dutch TV program Koffietijd interviewed Mirusia on March 2nd. Click on the picture to watch the video. English subtitles by Ineke and John. At the same page you may find the days and towns of her Dutch tour in March and April.
March 8th 2017 On Monday July 10, 2017 a world premier will take place on the Vrijthof Square, thanks to André Rieu who made his stage and equipment available. The Zuid-Nederland Philharmonic will play live on stage while the audience simultaneously can watch the entire film WEST SIDE STORY on the big screens. Click HERE to read the article from Chapeau Magazine in the Harmony Parlor. Dinner arrangements (start 6.30 pm) will be available. The concert will start at 9 PM. To book tickets, watch the website story-film-live-orchestra/ or mail 
March 10, 2017. On March 19, 2017, Agnes Fizzano-Walter, opens her little shop in an indoor market at the Jodenstraat 32 (next to the Tourist Office) in Maastricht. We wish her lots of success!! Click on the picture to go to Aga’s page.
March 25, 2017. Carla Maffioletti’s concert ”A Dream”, in Maastricht. and an interview by Limburg TV L1. Click on the picture. Pre-order her album on her website.
March 27, 2017. Currently (2016-2017) a huge underground bicycle parking facility  is being constructed in front of the Maastricht railway station. For more information click on the picture and scroll down the page.
March 20, 2017. Article in the Limburg paper by Marjorie Rieu- Kochmann, titled: “Refugee brought André Rieu success”. Marjorie pleads for the acceptance of refugees in our country, by telling the story of her father. Click on the picture to go to the Harmony Parlor to read the article.
March 29, 2017: Will you be in Maastricht on July 12th? Laura Engel, soprano, announces her new concert “En-canto” on Wednesday July 12, 2017, in theater La Bonbonnière in Maastricht. Tickets are available from April 21st. Click on the picture for more information and to book tickets.
On April 1st 2017 Carmen Monarcha released her new CD “AMORE” at a cultural bookstore in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Click on the picture to see some photos and watch a video in which Carmen is singing a duet with Murusia Louwerse: You raise me up.
April 9, 2017. Mirusia’s concert tour “From the heart” as seen in Rijswijk, NL. Click on the picture to watch a video impression.
The Fan dinner on the ship will take place on Friday July 7. Click HERE to register and pay for the fan dinner. Fan picnics will be held on Saturdays July 8,15,22 from 12 - 2 PM. Click HERE for more information. On Monday July 10: the Southern Philharmonic will play the West Side Story on André’s stage. Click HERE to buy tickets. On Wednesday July 12 Soprano Laura Engel offers another surprise for the fans: Her concert “En-canto” in Maastricht. More information will follow soon.
April 20, 2017. In Memoriam: Charlie Leung (89) Today we received Alice’s message that her father, Charlie Leung, has passed away. Charlie was a great André Rieu fan and he helped his daughter Alice make flags at their home in Vancouver, Canada. We continue to decorate the fan dinner ship in Maastricht with these flags. So thank you Charlie, we’ll think of you every year in July and you’ll never be forgotten by the André fans. Our deepest condolences go to Alice, her Mum, Simon, Wendy and all of the family. Click on the picture to read Alice’s Facebook message.
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