Andre Rieu and his Johann Strauss Orchestra will be performing at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, Calif. on Oct. 21, 2017 as part of his USA World Tour. Tickets to see the violinist known as “King of Romance” and "King of the Waltz" will be on sale on March 22, 2017.
Fans will be able to see and hear a spectacular extravaganza of classical music from the largest private orchestra in the world. Andre has created a global revival in romantic waltz music. The musician has received over 480 Platinum Awards and three Classical Brit Awards for “Album of the Year.
Andres stated that his concerts are about “joy and Love,” according to his USA Tour website. “I love Johann Strauss but I am also fascinated by Andrew Lloyd Webber or Bruce Springsteen. We should stop limiting ourselves with categories and boundaries – not just in terms of music but in our lives in general.” People at his concerts often dance in the aisles and sing along with the orchestra.
The Dutch violinist who currently lives in a castle in Maastricht, the capital of the Dutch Province of Limburg. He and his wife, Marjorie, have been married for 40 years, according to the biography on the Andre Rieu website.
Andre won the 2012 Classic FM Album of the Year Award for his album And the Waltz Goes On at the 2012 Brit Awards. He shared the award with actor Sir Anthony Hopkins, who wrote the title track.
He won the Classic FM Album of the Year Award at the 2013 Brit Awards for Magic of the Movies according to Record of the Day on Oct. 3, 2013. It was his third consecutive win in the category, because he won in 2011 for Moonlight Serenade.
Andre will be touring cities in the USA during the summer of 2017 during his Arena Tour. Additional dates will be announced in the future. Tickets to the Andre Rieu and his Johann Strauss Orchestra Tickets to the concert at Valley View Casino Center in San Diego on Oct. 21 will be available on AXS starting on March 22, 2017.