Thursday, Sept. 27, at 8 p.m. – Richcraft Live at Canadian Tire Centre
International superstar André Rieu, the iconic “King of Waltz”, returns for an 11-date arena tour across the United States and Canada this fall, including an appearance at Richcraft Live at Canadian Tire Centre on Thursday, Sept. 27.
Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.Ticketmaster.ca, www.canadiantirecentre.com, www.andrerieu.com, by phone at 1-877-788-FANS; in person at each of the 10 participating Canadian Tire stores in Ottawa as well as the store in Perth, The Sens Store at Carlingwood Mall, Place d’Orléans and in the ByWard Market, Algonquin College, Superior Photo and at the Canadian Tire Centre box office.
Tickets are $59, $89, $109 and $139; reserved seating (plus CRF and service charges).
André Rieu is quite simply a musical phenomenon like no other. Each year, his amazing live concerts attract more than 600,000 fans. The iconic Dutch violinist, conductor and founder of the Johann Strauss Orchestra has sold over 40 million albums and DVD’s, while also topping the Billboard chart 30 times.
On stage André’s incredible musical prowess, passion and charisma make for a magical spectacle. His romantic and fun shows are the only ones where people regularly jump to their feet and dance in the aisles. It’s not uncommon to see devoted fans laughing, weeping, clapping, dancing and embracing when they listen to the beautiful waltzes, film scores, spirituals, musicals, folk songs and marches, all played on André’s precious Stradivarius violin from 1732. His shows are a perfect mix of thrilling, romantic, festive and emotional melodies combined with surprises, balloons, beautiful solos and of course André’s great sense of humour.
“I’m so excited to return to the United States and Canada in September,” said André Rieu. “People write to me, telling me that it takes them two weeks to get back to normal after one of our concerts. It is simply fantastic to feel this energy and joy every evening.”
André and his 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra, the largest private orchestra in the world, created a global revival in waltz music, staging spectacular extravaganzas which are second to none. André’s concerts are a feast not only for the ears but also the eyes! Having received over 500 platinum awards, three Classical Brit Awards for “Album of the Year” and billions of YouTube views, André is one of the biggest touring artists in the world. His album Shall We Dance is currently out on Decca Gold.
About André Rieu
Known to millions around the world as the “King of the Waltz”, André is also a true “King of Romance”. He has been married for over 40 years and lives with his wife Marjorie in a historic castle, built in 1452 in his hometown of Maastricht, Netherlands. The couple has two sons and five grandchildren.
Prices include tax, but exclude the Capital Restoration Fee (CRF) and applicable convenience charges. Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.ticketmaster.ca and by phone at 1-877-788-FANS (3267); in person at each of the 10 participating Canadian Tire stores in Ottawa as well as the store in Perth, The Sens Store at Carlingwood Mall and Place d’Orléans, Les Galeries de Hull and at the Canadian Tire Centre box office.