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    Music, Sat 19 Jul 2014

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    The Gulbenkian Theatre

    01227 769075

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    University of Kent,
    Canterbury,
    CT2 7NB

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    Help celebrate the 10th Anniversary of André Rieu’s traditional summer evening concerts, staged on the most romantic city square in The Netherlands: the Vrijthof in Maastricht! Be prepared for emotions to soar, during one of the most extraordinary concerts of the year as the maestro puts on a magnificent spectacle during this very special anniversary edition of his much-loved concerts.

    One of the most popular live acts in the world, the King of Waltz will be working his magic to present an unforgettable evening full of humour, music and emotion for every age. Be swept away with the incredible atmosphere, which attracts audiences from every corner of the globe, who come together to share and experience beautiful music, song, laughter, dancing and a few tears!

    The dramatic and alluring medieval square will be transformed into a romantic open-air concert, featuring André and his famous 60 piece Johann Strauss Orchestra, along with many famous guest artists, soloists, light shows and spectacular fireworks.

    André said: "My 10th Anniversary hometown concert is very dear to my heart and I wish everyone could be here to help us celebrate. However, if you can't join us in Maastricht, I hope I can touch your heart by bringing this special evening to you, on the big screen in your local cinema."

    The concert is approximately 2hrs 40 mins including a 15 minute interval.

    The satellite delivered concert is recorded several days prior to the cinema screening, during André Rieu's 2014 Maastricht Concert summer season.

    Spoken parts in English and Dutch with some English subtitles supplied.

    Event details

    Dates Times
    Sat 19 Jul 2014 19:00
    Running time: 160 mins, interval of 15mins

    Prices

    Tickets: Full £16 / Student £14

    Location

    Directions

    See location of Gulbenkian Cinema on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: TR 140599  Lat: 51.29799 Long: 1.06832

    By car: Situated on the campus of the University of Kent. Follow the A2/M2 towards Dover and turn off onto the A28 towards Canterbury. Continue up to a large roundabout and follow the signs to 'The University'. When on the University's campus, follow the signs to the Gulbenkian Theatre. A map is available to download from their website.

    By train: The closest BR train station is Canterbury West. From there, buses are available by Westgate to take you onto the University's campus. From the University drop off point, follow the signs towards the library and the Cornwallis buildings and on to the theatre.

    By bus: A regular bus service operates from Canterbury City Centre to the University. For details telephone Travel Line on 0871 200 2233. Unibuse 08702 433 711 www.stagecoachbus.com/eastkent

    Free parking is available to Gulbenkian customers after 5pm on weekdays and all day at weekends in any University car park.

    Parking: free

    Parking: with charge

    Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Canterbury West station

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