American-Canadian singer-songwriter and songwriter Rufus Wainwright arrives at the Maestranza, Monday 17 April at 20,00 hours, with his latest work Unfollow the rules. Going up and down from high to low culture. Oscillating between mainstream and indie. direct a few times, baroque other. Between folk and golden age Broadway musicals. Traveling from Verdi to Judy Garland, to which he has returned with a new record release in 2022. Collaborating with David Byrne as well as Burt Bacharach. Singing solo at the piano, accompanied by a quartet or backed by orchestras such as the Amsterdam Sinfonietta. And writing his songs as "the best composer in the world", according to the assessment of giants of the stature of Leonard Cohen or Elton John.
Rufus Wainwright (NY, 1973) He is an unclassifiable global figure in contemporary music who has triumphed in a pop form from which he has declared that he wants to retire to concentrate on opera.. Extending his great popular success through the cinema by participating in soundtracks for films such as Bridget Jones's Diary or Shrek or posing nude for designer Marc Jacobs t-shirts, Rufus Wainwright has become a contemporary icon. lyrical or epic, heartbreaking or intimate, turning into exciting ballads or sounding solemn in hymnic themes, but always important, a Rufus Wainwright concert provides one of the most intense experiences a fan of any type of music can witness.
tickets, whose prices range between €35 for Paraíso and €55 for Patio, can be purchased through www.teatrodelamaestranza.es and at the box office of the Theater itself.
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