Lexington Opera House
Sep 27 , 2017

An Evening with Rufus Wainwright

The volunteers of the Troubadour Concert Series and Highbridge Springs Water present vocalist, composer, and songwriter — Rufus Wainwright.  

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, Mark Ronson, Joni Mitchell to Burt Bacharach. At the age of 14 he was named Canada’s best young musician and later received the Juno Award for Best Alternative Album. 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. In 2010 Wainwright was commissioned by the San Francisco Symphony to compose and interpret “Five Shakespeare Sonnets,” a five-movement song cycle that sets Shakespeare’s “Sonnets” to orchestra and voice. They have since been performed worldwide by orchestras including the Chicago and Montreal Symphonies. 

 

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Date

Sep 27 , 2017

Location

Lexington Opera House

Ticket Prices

$45.50 - $55.50

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Tickets will be available at Ticketmaster online or by phone (800) 745-3000, and at the Lexington Center Ticket Office (859) 233-3535. Tickets are available at the Opera House when the Box Office opens 90 minutes prior to the show. Prices subject to change.

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