Academy Award-winning actor Sir Anthony Hopkins is not only an actor he was a musician before he got into acting.
The waltz, called “And the Waltz Goes On” was composed by Hopkins in 1964 , he wrote a waltz but was too afraid to ever hear it play.
Here it is played by André Rieu – at the end it is needless to say that the crowd gave a standing ovation to Sir Anthony Hopkins “The Waltz Goes On” is quite the masterpiece .
Before performing the ‘And the Waltz goes on’, André Rieu recalled how the story started. He said that he had received a phone call a few months ago from his New York office. Someone on the telephone said he was a great fan him and that he had composed a waltz that he wanted the musician to play with his orchestra. The violinist said he received such calls every day from different people but when he heard the name of the man, he almost fainted. It was Sir Anthony Hopkins himself.