André Rieu & Melissa Venema performing Il Silenzio live in Maastricht. “Il Silenzio” is a memorial piece commissioned by the Dutch and first played in 1965 on the 20th anniversary of the liberation of the Netherlands. It was written by Nini Rosso and Guglielmo Brezza. What did you think? Please leave a comment in the section below and remember to share the video and sign up for our free newsletter!