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In c7722, "International Superstar Andre Rieu to Launch 2011 North American Tour" issued on 29 Apr 2011 9:45 ET by Andre Rieu Productions, we are advised by a representative of the company that the venue and city for concerts taking place on the 26th and 27th Nov were incorrect. These should have read "26 Nov Uniondale, NY, Nassau Coliseum" and "27 Nov Albany, NY, Times Union Center."  Additionally, there is no longer a concert taking place in Houston.

Complete, corrected release follows:

International Superstar Andre Rieu to Launch 2011 North American Tour "An Evening with Andre Rieu" Featuring his Johann Strauss Orchestra

NEW YORK, April 29 /CNW/ - Andre Rieu, the world's most popular classical artist who is renowned for his energetic and festive live concerts, is returning to North America in the fall for "An Evening with Andre Rieu." Rieu's 2011 North American tour kicks off September 10 in Calgary, Alberta at the Scotiabank Saddledome, followed by 20 concerts in the East Coast and Midwest area. The complete itinerary can be found below.

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"An Evening with Andre Rieu" will give fans what they've come to expect from Rieu's North American performances: the maestro conducting his 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra and playing his world-famous Stradivarius violin to create a celebratory atmosphere, where fans are encouraged to get out of their seats and waltz in the aisles.


Top worldwide press outlets have taken notice, with Britain's Daily Telegraph describing the concerts as follows: "Rows of ordinary people who go to his shows with no intention of dancing invariably find themselves swaying and mesmerized, pied piper-style, into waltzing."

"My main goal, every concert, is for people to have an unforgettable night," says Andre Rieu. "I like to talk to my audience, interact with them and look them in the eyes. People can expect a colorful concert, with beautiful melodies, waltzes, surprises, balloons, the tenors and our lovely sopranos from South Africa and Australia."


Known as "The King of Waltz," Andre Rieu is one of the best-selling live acts in the world. He was ranked as the #1 male performer of 2009, and earned one of the top-grossing tours of 2010, despite the three-month postponement of concerts in the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand due to a viral infection.

Rieu has sold more than 30 million albums globally, and has broken all classical concert records, packing stadiums and arenas with more than 700,000 adoring fans each year.


His latest album, Forever Vienna, reached #2 on the British pop chart, the highest-ever position for a classical record. He has been certified 100- times platinum in Australia, and has his own television series in the Netherlands. Andre Rieu performed for the British Queen in 2009 and for the Dutch Queen in 2010-an honor for any artist.

Tickets go on sale beginning at 10:00 AM on Saturday, April 30 through all Ticketmaster outlets, charge-by-phone at +1-800-745-3000, or via Ticketmaster.com (*except the concerts in Des Moines, Buffalo, Montreal, Quebec and Philadelphia).

For complete tour and ticket information visit:


"An evening with Andre Rieu" featuring his Johann Strauss Orchestra

Saturday      10-Sept.    Calgary, Alberta     Scotiabank Saddledome
Sunday       11-Sept.   Edmonton, Alberta,        Rexall Place
Monday       12-Sept. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan  Credit Union Centre
Wednesday     14-Sept.   Winnipeg, Manitoba         MTS Centre
Friday       16-Sept.     Minneapolis, MN      Xcel Energy Center
Saturday      17-Sept.     Des Moines, IA        Wells Fargo Arena
Sunday       18-Sept.       Chicago, IL           United Center
Monday       19-Sept.       Detroit, MI            Fox Theatre
Tuesday      18-Oct.      San Antonio, TX          AT&T Center
Wednesday     19-Oct.     Grand Prairie, TX       Verizon Theatre
Saturday      19-Nov.      Washington, DC         Patriot Center
Sunday       20-Nov.      Pittsburgh, PA      Consol Energy center
Monday       21-Nov.        Buffalo, NY            HSBC Arena
Tuesday      22-Nov.      Ottawa, Ontario       Scotiabank Place
Wednesday     23-Nov.     Montreal, Quebec          Bell Centre
Friday       25-Nov.      Manchester, NH          Verizon Arena
Saturday      26-Nov.        Uniondale, NY          Nassau Coliseum
Sunday       27-Nov.       Albany, NY      Times Union Center
Monday       28-Nov.        Newark, NJ          Prudential Center
Tuesday      29-Nov.     Philadelphia, PA       Wells Fargo Arena
Wednesday     30-Nov.      Wallingford, CT        Oakdale Theatre








SOURCE André Rieu Productions

For further information:

Scoop Marketing/Larry Solters, Anna Loynes, +1-818-761-7159, aloynes@solters.com, Andre Rieu Productions, Raymond Brekelmans, pr@andrerieugroup.com

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