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11 Sep 2014, Royal Albert Hall
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Proms 2014 Prom 74: Late Night with … Rufus Wainwright

Prom 74: Late Night with … Rufus Wainwright
Prom 74: Late Night with … Rufus Wainwright
22:15 Thu 11 Sep 2014 Royal Albert Hall
Joined by the instrumentalists of the Britten Sinfonia, Canadian-American, Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright performs a spectacular set, taking over the Royal Albert Hall with his own brand of ‘Baroque pop’ that references everything from opera to ragtime, Lieder and jazz.
Joined by the instrumentalists of the Britten Sinfonia, Canadian-American, Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright performs a spectacular set, taking over the Royal Albert Hall with his own brand of ‘Baroque pop’ that references everything from opera to ragtime, Lieder and jazz.

Programme

      • Poses(5 mins)
      • Going to a Town(4 mins)
      • Cigarettes and Chocolate Milk(5 mins)
      • Dinner at Eight(5 mins)
      • Me and Liza(3 mins)
      • Prima Donna(12 mins)Feux d'artifice; Quand j'étais jeune étudiante
      • If I Loved You
      • Over the Rainbow
      • Sometimes You Need
      • I Don't Know What It is
      • Oh What a World
      • Tiergarten
      • The Art Teacher
      • April Fools

Performers

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Songs to include:

Poses (5 mins)

Going to a Town (4 mins)

Cigarettes and Chocolate Milk (5 mins)

Over the Rainbow (5 mins)

Dinner at Eight (5 mins)

Me and Liza (3 mins)

 

Rufus Wainwright singer, Proms debut artist
Deborah Voigt soprano
Britten Sinfonia
Johannes Debus conductor

 

He has already taken over the Royal Opera House and staged his first opera; now charismatic singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright comes to the Proms.

Joined by the instrumentalists of the Britten Sinfonia, the Canadian-American Grammy nominee performs a spectacular set, filling the Royal Albert Hall with his own brand of ‘baroque pop’ that references everything from opera to ragtime, Lieder to jazz.

Wainwright returns on Saturday to close the festival at Proms in the Park.

There will be no interval

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