October 11, 2019 7:30 PM
Lensic Performing Arts Center
AMP Concerts presents
Oh Solo Wainwright: An Evening with Rufus
With Special Guest Robert Ellis - Texas Piano Man
Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, April 5, 2019 at 10 am.
Ticket prices: $231VIP/$74/$62/$47
VIP Package: $231
Each Rufus Wainwright Meet & Greet Experience Package includes:
• 1 Premium Seat
• 1 Meet & Greet and Photo with Rufus Wainwright
• 1 Exclusive Merch Gift
• 1 Commemorative VIP Laminate
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Rufus Wainwright, one of the great male vocalists, composers, and songwriters of his generation, has released eight studio albums, three DVDs, and three live albums. He has collaborated with artists ranging from Elton John, David Byrne, Robbie Williams Mark Ronson, Joni Mitchell to Burt Bacharach. His album “Rufus Does Judy,” recorded at Carnegie Hall in 2006, was nominated for a Grammy.
His acclaimed first opera, "Prima Donna," premiered at the Manchester International Festival in July 2009 and has since been presented in London, Toronto and BAM in New York. This summer it will be performed at the Armel Opera Festival in Hungary and the Augsburg Theatre in Germany. In 2015, Deutsche Grammaphon released a studio recording of the opera recorded with the BBC Symphony Orchestra.
Rufus celebrated the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death with the release of his latest album "Take All My Loves: 9 Shakespeare Sonnets" on Deutsche Grammophon worldwide in Spring 2016.
The Canadian Opera Company commissioned Wainwright’s second opera, about Roman Emperor Hadrian, to premiere in Toronto in the fall of 2018.
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