Breaking: André Rieu concert is called off after musician suffers heart attack
December 17, 2016 by norman lebrecht
Tonight’s concert by the Johann Strauss Orchestra in Nottingham has been called off after a musician suffered a severe heart attack this morning.
The players was rushed to hospital where is condition is said to be critical.
Andre Rieu Productions has issued the following statement: It is with great regret that André Rieu has to postpone tonight’s Nottingham concert due to a member of the Johann Strauss Orchestra having a heart attack this morning.
‘We are deeply saddened and thank you for your understanding in this difficult moment.
‘Our heartfelt feelings are with their colleague and his family.’
UPDATE2: In praise of André Rieu.
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