The North American singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright is regarded as one of the finest vocalists and composers of his generation. At the age of 14 he was nominated as Canada’s best young music talent and later he received the Juno award for the best alternative album.
With eight studio albums, three DVDs and three live albums behind him, he has worked with the likes of David Byrne, Joni Mitchell, Elton John, Mark Ronson and Burt Bacharach. His disc Rufus Does Judy, recorded at Carnegie Hall in 2006, was nominated for a Grammy.
Wainwright will be performing with Rachel Eckroth, one of his regular collaborators.