André Rieu, open air concert Vrijthof Square, Maastricht 2010
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We booked tickets for this concert in September 2009. So, we had our first grade tickets, row 15, right in the middle of the audience, since 10 months in a drawer ;)
This morning we drove to
In the early evening we had a typical ‘
Then we walked to the Vrijthof (the main
In the meantime it turned out that the theme of the concert would be ‘My African Dream’ (as André Rieu and his Johan Strauss Orchestra & Choir did a tour in
After dinner we went to the theatre, as André Rieu and his orchestra gather at the steps before they walk to the stage at the other site of the square.
As it started raining we hid in the theatre and had the chance to check the paintings of Marc Rieu, eldest son of André Rieu.
Soon it stopped raining, the steps were dried and mr. Rieu and his people were on the steps!
As the concert started there was some light rain for about 10 minutes. As umbrella’s are not allowed everybody was provided with a poncho J. Lucky enough we needed them only for a short time.
The concert lasted from 9.30 pm to almost 00.30 am and was just fantastic. After the concert we had a couple of drinks at a nice terrace at OLV-plein (square). Made it to bed at 4 am ;)