World renowned violinist André Rieu will star in a new ten part series, André Rieu: Welcome To My World on Sky Arts.
The biggest classical music talent in the world has invited Sky Arts’ cameras to capture never seen before aspects of his life through a combination of behind-the–scenes documentary and special heart-warming interviews. This unique series will follow the Classical Brit Award-winning artist and his very special guests as they prepare to perform in dazzling concerts around the world.
I’m extremely proud about starting my own tv series on Sky. I’ve been performing for many years now with my orchestra and I’m very happy that Sky is offering me the opportunity to show you all the beautiful things we’ve done. In this series I’ll show you lots of wonderful music and beautiful places where we played. I’ll speak about my family and private life; about meeting and working with some famous guest stars. I hope you’ll enjoy it. Welcome to my world! – André Rieu
From Australia to Argentina via Mexico and Maastricht, Sky Arts viewers will join Andréand the members of the famous Johann Strauss Orchestra in a spectacular journey celebrating music, waltzes and his spellbinding showmanship. The episodes will contain unique interviews with his sons Marc and Pierre Rieu and long-standing members of the Johann Strauss Orchestra, as well as his trusted concert soloists Carla Maffioletti, Carmen Monarcha and Mirusia Louwerse.
André Rieu: Welcome To My World will start on Saturday 26th October 8pm on Sky Arts 2.