Andre Rieu's very festive music
Dutch violinist and conductor André Rieu, 61, and his Johann Strauss Orchestra have been so popular with lovers of the greatest hits of all musical genres that they drew a record-breaking 38,000 people in 2008 to an Australian concert with a life-size reproduction of Vienna's Schönbrunn Palace, two ice-skating rinks, two fountains and a ballroom dance floor.
He brings a much simpler holiday concert to the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live on Dec. 3.
What are you doing for your holiday show?
I'm bringing a program I think the people will love. I make programs always with my heart. People ask me how do you choose your pieces? It's very simple. I choose only the pieces that speak to my heart, and I know when it speaks to my heart, it will speak to the heart of the people.
For the Sunday Conversation with him, click here.
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