The André Rieu concert in Santiago will definitely not take place on Saturday evening, concert organizer Bizarro Live Entertainment reports in a press release on Saturday. In the capital of Chile, a state of emergency was declared on Friday after large-scale protests resulted in looting, arson and other disorder.
Seventy-year-old Maastricht violinist was to perform at local time on Saturday night at the Movistar Arena in Santiago.
On Friday, the Santiago authorities canceled all events until further notice. A spokesperson for Rieu then told the Limburg regional broadcaster L1 to look for alternatives when canceled.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls on travelers in Chile to let family and friends know how they are doing.
Información muy importante con respecto a los shows the André Rieu agendados and Movistar Arena, Santiago de Chile.Avatar
26General rehearsal for André Rieu at the Vrijthof in Maastricht