Rufus Wainwright

“Unfollow the Rules Tour “

SATURDAY 9TH OCTOBER 2021

Doors 7pm

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1) Stalls / Row C

£50.00 + £5.50 booking fee
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1) Stalls / Row F

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1) Stalls / Row K

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2) Grand Circle / Row B

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2) Grand Circle / Row D

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2) Grand Circle / Row E

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Event Details


Original date 25/10/20

Under 14s only (under 16s must be accompanied by an adult over 18)



Praised by the ​New York Times​ for his “genuine originality,” Rufus Wainwright has established himself as one of the great male vocalists, songwriters and composers of his generation. The New York-born, Montreal-raised singer songwriter has released seven studio albums to date with, three DVDs, and three live albums, including the fantastic Grammy nominated R​ ufus Does Judy at Carnegie Hall​.
Musically Rufus has collaborated with artists including Elton John, Burt Bacharach, Robert Wilson, David Byrne, Boy George, Joni Mitchell, Pet Shop Boys, Heart, Robbie Williams, Jessye Norman, Billy Joel, Paul Simon, Sting, and producer Mark Ronson, among many others.
Rufus has made a name for himself in the classical music world. His much acclaimed first opera, titled ​Prima Donna,​ premiered at the Manchester International Festival in July 2009 and was performed in London, New York, Paris, Buenos Aires, Hong Kong among others. Rufus’ second opera based on the on the story of the Roman Emperor Hadrian and Antinous premiered in October 2018 at the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto and won a Dora Award for Outstanding New Opera.
Rufus has also distinguished himself by playing original orchestrated pop songs, his orchestral settings of 5 Shakespeare Sonnets and pieces from an extensive classical repertoire with orchestras around the world such as the Chicago Symphony, Toronto Symphony, Residentie Orchestra, Orchestre National de lIle de France, the orchestra of the Teatro Real.
He has appeared at many of the world’s greatest concert halls and festivals including Royal Albert Hall, Carnegie Hall, Sydney Opera, Teatro Colon, Hollywood Bowl, the Elbphilharmonie, the Olympia, Glastonbury, Roskilde, and the Kennedy Honors
He has written and recorded songs for a wide variety of movies and TV shows including Brokeback Mountain,​ ​Shrek​, ​Judy​, ​Meet the Robinsons​, ​The Aviator​, ​Moulin Rouge​, and Boardwalk Empire

He and his sister Martha Wainwright continue the legacy of their mother, Canadian folk icon Kate McGarrigle, and raise funds for the Kate McGarrigle Fund funding sarcoma research and a music therapy program.
Wainwright is currently working on a number of films, podcasts and musical projects and lives in Los Angeles with husband Jörn Weisbrodt and shares custody for his daughter Viva with her mother Lorca Cohen


Usher Hall

Lothian Road
Edinburgh
Midlothian
United Kingdom
EH1 2EA

http://www.usherhall.co.uk/

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