Concert Review: Andre Rieu at the Prudential Center (11/28/11)

Upon leaving the Prudential Center after an evening with Andre Rieu and his Johann Strauss Orchestra, a feeling of celebration came over me. Strange, I thought, what was the occasion? There was no holiday or birthday to be commemorated, so why this sense of joy? Then I realized, music; that’s what we just celebrated—music. Very…

Happy New Year from FNYTSF!

To all my readers who have been following me throughout the year, from the bottom of my heart, I would like to wish each and every one of you and your families and friends a very happy and healthy 2011! I sure hope that everyone made realistic resolutions that they will stick to (I know…

Andre Rieu Makes Classical Music Fun for People of All Ages

It was by complete accident that I stumbled upon the music of Andre Rieu, on Youtube, less than a month ago. I was looking up a piece of classical music and saw a side bar suggestion of Shostakovich’s Second Waltz, being performed by Andre Rieu and the Johann Strauss Orchestra. I had become a fan…