André Rieu Maastrict Concert 2017 to be screened at Diss Corn Hall

Andre Rieu's Maastrict Concert 2017 is beign screened at Diss Corn Hall. Picture: MARCEL VAN HOOM

Andre Rieu's Maastrict Concert 2017 is beign screened at Diss Corn Hall. Picture: MARCEL VAN HOOM - Credit: Marcel van Hoorn

Dutch violinist André Rieu's 2017 Maastricht Concert will screen via satellite at Diss' Corn Hall.

Mr Rieu is known for his energetic and spell-binding live performances, as well as amassing over 40m album and DVD sales worldwide.

He is one of the world's highest-grossing touring artists and every year performs a concert in his home town of Maastricht to tens of thousands of people, who travel from all over the globe.

The Maastricht concert features his famous 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra, sopranos, tenors and special guests.

Last year, the event broke his own record for music event cinema – grossing more than £1.4m at the UK box office over one weekend, more than Take That and One Direction.

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The concert in 2017 will hold extra special significance, as it marks 30 years since Mr Rieu formed the Johann Strauss Orchestra.

He said: 'When I founded the Johann Strauss Orchestra in 1987, there were only 12 orchestra members - now there are more than 60 people on stage!

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'Although a lot has changed, there is one thing which has never changed - the joy of playing together, whether in a small group or a big orchestra.

'We are so much looking forward to bringing this joy again this year to your cinema in July. The program will be very diverse, reflecting this special anniversary.

'I do hope you will all join us for an unforgettable, magical evening brought to you from my romantic hometown Maastricht.'

Screenings of the concert are taking place across the UK. The one at Diss Corn Hall will take place on Saturday, July 22 at 7pm.

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