André Rieu: Classical concerts lack love and authenticitymain
The Dutch violinist and band leader has been talking to Laurie Niles of violinist.com about why his concerts are so popular when others are not.
André: I don’t know why some shows don’t work; in my case, the magical word is authenticity. My orchestra members and I, we all believe in the magical power of music. We feel every note we play, and then we try to translate that feeling to the audience. We all love these wonderful compositions, and it may be be that that love and authenticity are things that sometimes are hard to find in other classical concerts.
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