André Rieu's Draws 30,000 Music Devotees at Floriana Granaries
A crowd of around 30,000 people was mesmerised by André Rieu’s debut performance at the Floriana Granaries during a weekend to remember. A variety of musical masterpieces performed by 55 gifted players from the famous Johann Strauss Orchestra brought the stage to life.
A superb array of vocalists, including The Gospels, contributed their talents to a wide range of songs throughout this mesmerising event. The performance of the Maltese classic “Xemx,” together with a variety of other adored regional traditional songs, were among the highlights.
As the “King of the Waltz” and a symbol of romanticism in the music industry, André Rieu is a singular sensation in his own right. With a record-breaking 40 million CD and DVD sales, 30 global chart-topping singles, and a standing as an incredibly dynamic performer, Rieu promises to inject some glitz and excitement into your September. Rieu’s lavish shows have revived the waltz genre on a global scale, supported by his legendary 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra, the biggest privately owned orchestra in the world.
The 30,000 attendees were made up of people from 48 different nations, including those in America, Africa, and Asia, demonstrating the attraction of Rieu’s mesmerising musical performances on both a national and international scale.