Magical Maastricht hits ALL the right notes: Exploring the Dutch city that Kings of Waltz Andre Rieu turns into a musical mecca every summer



What have the Dutch ever done for us? Well, apart from cheese, clogs, tulips, windmills, Center Parcs, Rembrandt and Van Gogh, there’s violinist and conductor André Rieu.
He and his waltz-playing Johann Strauss Orchestra – believed to be the world’s largest privately owned orchestra – are an international phenomenon, selling more than 40 million albums and each year performing up to 100 concerts worldwide. 
Rieu was born in the Dutch city of Maastricht and for his devotees, attending the series of concerts the ‘King of Waltz’ stages each July in its main square is a great pilgrimage.
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23 April 2018 in Travel, Views: 57
Source: Daily Mail
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