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Prom 74: Late Night with Rufus Wainwright

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, Petroc Trelawny presents a Prom featuring Canadian-American singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright performing his own brand of 'baroque pop'.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Rufus Wainright live at the BBC Proms - the Canadian-American singer-songwriter performs his own brand of 'baroque pop'.

Songs to include:
Poses
Going to a Town
Cigarettes and Chocolate Milk
Over the Rainbow
Dinner at Eight
Me and Liza

Rufus Wainwright
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. 'As a pop performer who loves opera and classical music, I've always heavily leant on my sensibilities from that world', he says. 'And at the end of the day, what makes my career interesting and viable is that I've never drawn too many borders between forms of music - I just make sure it's good.'.

1 hour, 45 minutes

Music Played

  • Rufus Wainwright & Britten Sinfonia

    April Fools (BBC Proms 2014)

    Conductor: Johannes Debus.
  • Rufus Wainwright & Britten Sinfonia

    Sometimes You Need (BBC Proms 2014)

    Conductor: Johannes Debus.
  • Rufus Wainwright & Britten Sinfonia

    Me and Liza (BBC Proms 2014)

    Conductor: Johannes Debus.
  • Rufus Wainwright & Britten Sinfonia

    The Art Teacher (BBC Proms 2014)

    Conductor: Johannes Debus.
  • Rufus Wainwright & Britten Sinfonia

    Who Are You New York (BBC Proms 2014)

    Conductor: Johannes Debus.
  • Rufus Wainwright & Britten Sinfonia

    Friendship (BBC Proms 2014)

    Conductor: Johannes Debus.
  • Rufus Wainwright & Britten Sinfonia

    Tiergarten (BBC Proms 2014)

    Conductor: Johannes Debus.
  • Rufus Wainwright

    Quand J'├ętais Jeune Etudiante (BBC Proms 2014)

    Performer: Deborah Voigt. Performer: Britten Sinfonia. Conductor: Johannes Debus.
  • Rufus Wainwright

    Les Feux d'artifice t'appellent (BBC Proms 2014)

    Performer: Deborah Voigt. Performer: Britten Sinfonia. Conductor: Johannes Debus.
  • Richard Rodgers

    If I Loved You (BBC Proms 2014)

    Performer: Deborah Voigt. Performer: Rufus Wainwright. Performer: Britten Sinfonia. Conductor: Johannes Debus.
  • Rufus Wainwright & Britten Sinfonia

    Going to a Town (BBC Proms 2014)

    Conductor: Johannes Debus.
  • Rufus Wainwright & Britten Sinfonia

    I Don't Know What It Is (BBC Proms 2014)

    Conductor: Johannes Debus.
  • Rufus Wainwright & Britten Sinfonia

    Cigarettes and Chocolate Milk (BBC Proms 2014)

    Conductor: Johannes Debus.
  • Rufus Wainwright & Britten Sinfonia

    Poses (BBC Proms 2014)

    Conductor: Joannes Debus.
  • Britten Sinfonia & Rufus Wainwright

    Oh What A World (BBC Proms 2014)

    Conductor: Johannes Debus.
  • Harold Arlen

    Somewhere Over the Rainbow (BBC Proms 2014)

    Lyricist: Yip Harburg. Performer: Rufus Wainwright. Performer: Britten Sinfonia. Conductor: Johannes Debus.

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