Rufus Wainwright Five Shakespeare Sonnets

Earlier this year the U.S.-born and Canadian-bred multi-instrumentalist musician, whose parents are folk singer Loudon Wainwright III and late folk singer Kate McGarrigle, released the dense but.

Listen to it below. Singer-songwriter, composer, and musical historian Rufus Wainwright recently announced plans for a tribute album entitled succinctly Take All My Loves: 9 Shakespeare Sonnets, which.

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Singer/songwriter/recording artist Rufus Wainwright dazzled an adoring crowd with a well. Monday’s program included one of the Shakespeare sonnets he set to music, as well as the final aria — “Les.

The Florence + the Machine frontwoman has recorded ‘When in Disgrace and Fortune with Men’s Eyes (Sonnet 29)’ in honour of the anniversary of his passing. It’s for Rufus Wainwright’s forthcoming.

singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright has crafted the perfect soundtrack. Take All My Loves: 9 Shakespeare Sonnets, out Friday, marries the Juno-winner’s love of classical and pop music with an eclectic.

Shakespeare’s death 400 years ago is commemorated with a wide range of artistic interpretations of his work this year. RUFUS WAINWRIGHT is among those, who have dedicated themselves to the English master’s vast output in a very unique way. His new album Take All My Loves – 9 Shakespeare Sonnets explores this particular literary form within a sonically ambitious realm that includes guest.

Rufus Wainwright. and Wainwright fit the bill with a career that spans contemporary pop, covers from the Great American Songbook and classical compositions. His latest album is 2016’s “Take All My.

Shakespeare’s death 400 years ago is commemorated with a wide range of artistic interpretations of his work this year. RUFUS WAINWRIGHT is among those, who have dedicated themselves to the English master’s vast output in a very unique way. His new album Take All My Loves – 9 Shakespeare Sonnets explores this particular literary form within a sonically ambitious realm that includes guest.

Unbeknown to each other, Rufus Wainwright and Paul Kelly recently set some of Shakespeare’s sonnets to music.The result is a pair of albums co-written by the bard, released 400 years after his death.

Thankfully, two new albums—Anohni’s Hopelessness and Rufus Wainwright’s Take All My Loves: 9 Shakespeare Sonnets—have slapped me from my comfort zone, like the aural equivalent of the red pill. Anohni.

Apr 28, 2016  · Sitting assuredly at the centre of the album is an epic 5-minute performance of Sonnet 23 “Unperfect Actor” featuring Helena Bonham Carter, Martha Wainwright (sister to Rufus), and Fiora Carter.

Oct 05, 2014  · His Majesty the QueenHis Majesty the Queen. Twenty-five of the sonnets are set to music by Mr. Wainwright that will reflect his catholic taste, including “medieval German Minnesang, classical, pop and cabaret rock,” according to the publicity release. Expect a.

Oct 05, 2014  · His Majesty the QueenHis Majesty the Queen. Twenty-five of the sonnets are set to music by Mr. Wainwright that will reflect his catholic taste, including “medieval German Minnesang, classical, pop and cabaret rock,” according to the publicity release. Expect a similarly venturesome staging from Mr.

Check out Rufus Wainwright at Belly Up Aspen in Aspen on February 05, 2019 and get detailed info for the event – tickets, photos, video and reviews. Check out Rufus Wainwright at Belly Up Aspen in Aspen on February 05, 2019 and get detailed info for the event – tickets, photos, video and.

Restaurants Near Folger Shakespeare Library Marcus is a proud Bay Area-born playwright-poet whom the New Yorker calls “the heir to Garcia Lorca, Pirandello and Tennessee Williams.” His play The House that will not Stand was commissioned by and premiered at Berkeley Rep in 2014, won the 2015 Will Glickman Award for best new play to premiere in the region, and opened off Broadway in the summer of 2018 to rave reviews and a sold-out. “Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow,” goes the haunting line from Macbeth’s

My business manager would probably say about a seven. “Take All My Loves: 9 Shakespeare Sonnets”, by Rufus Wainwright and guests, is out on Deutsche Grammophon. Rufus Wainwright plays St.

Apr 19, 2016  · It’s hard to imagine how someone whose last album was an opera could out-do themselves, but Rufus Wainwright has achieved just that with Take All My Loves: 9 Shakespeare Sonnets, to be released.

This is one of three Shakespeare sonnet settings on All Days Are Nights: Songs For Lulu.Sometimes their harmonies can be very adventurous. Spinner UK asked Wainwright if the complexity of the language influenced him. He replied: "What I found with the Shakespeare sonnets is because he was such a genius, you just shouldn’t think too much — have it be more of a ‘feel’ situation.

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, Robbie Williams Mark Ronson, Joni Mitchell to Burt Bacharach.

Never let it be said that Rufus Wainwright takes the more commercially palatable path. The man whose last album was a re-recording of his (rather tepidly received) opera Prima Donna is back and he’s gone all theatrical again. To celebrate Shakespeare’s 400th birthday – this album is released.

Apr 19, 2016  · It’s hard to imagine how someone whose last album was an opera could out-do themselves, but Rufus Wainwright has achieved just that with Take All My Loves: 9 Shakespeare Sonnets, to be released.

In the past couple of years, Rufus Wainwright has found himself exploring the past. His latest album put William Shakespeare sonnets to music, he’s working on an opera based on the life of the Roman.

‘Shakespeare’s Sonnets” is wildly entertaining — shockingly so, since it has no plot, is in German and is nearly three hours long. Most of its 25 poems have been set to music by singer-songwriter.

JON CARAMANICA, New York Times POP/ROCK: Rufus Wainwright, "Out of the Game" (Decca) Finally, Wainwright returns to pop. Since 2007’s "Release the Stars," he has written an opera ("Prima Donna"),

Apr 15, 2016  · The only thing I’ve heard thus far is the reworking of "When in Disgrace with Fortune and Men’s Eyes (Sonnet 29)" featuring Florence. I think Rufus’ original recording of this song from several years ago is far superior and it feels like a rather pointless rehashing of something he did better the first time around, but let’s see about the rest.

Apr 22, 2016  · Unperfect Actor (Sonnet 23) Lyrics. [Verse] As an unperfect actor on the stage. Who with his fear is put besides his part. Or some fierce thing replete with too much rage. Whose strength’s abundance weakens his own heart. So I, for fear of trust, forget to.

This is one of three Shakespeare sonnet settings on All Days Are Nights: Songs For Lulu.Sometimes their harmonies can be very adventurous. Spinner UK asked Wainwright if the complexity of the language influenced him. He replied: "What I found with the Shakespeare sonnets is because he was such a genius, you just shouldn’t think too much — have it be more of a ‘feel’ situation.

The last time I saw Rufus Wainwright he was in the bar at the Palace Theatre. While there was no room for operatics, he did slip in one of his beautiful Five Shakespeare Sonnets (number 20),

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Never let it be said that Rufus Wainwright takes the more commercially palatable path. The man whose last album was a re-recording of his (rather tepidly received) opera Prima Donna is back and he’s gone all theatrical again. To celebrate Shakespeare’s 400th birthday – this album is released.

TORONTO — Spring has been the season of Shakespeare for Rufus Wainwright. the 400th anniversary of the playwright’s death. Wainwright recently released the album "Take All My Loves: 9 Shakespeare.

“Shakespeare’s Sonnets,” featuring a score by the unclassifiable Rufus Wainwright. Twenty-five of the sonnets are set to music by Mr. Wainwright that will reflect his catholic taste, including.

The Canadian-born Wainwright, 43, has released live and studio albums including the Grammy-nominated record "Rufus Does Judy at Carnegie Hall." This year he released "Take All My Loves: 9 Shakespeare.

So sayeth William Shakespeare with the opening and closing lines of Sonnet 71, one of 154 infamous mini poems the noted English Bard penned about the passage of time, love, beauty, and mortality over.

Apr 22, 2016  · Unperfect Actor (Sonnet 23) Lyrics. [Verse] As an unperfect actor on the stage. Who with his fear is put besides his part. Or some fierce thing replete with too much rage. Whose strength’s abundance weakens his own heart. So I, for fear of trust, forget.

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.

Most people talk about William Shakespeare in terms of his plays. But Rufus Wainwright would rather have the sonnets. "There was 10 years in there to fuel this fire," Wainwright says. "They’ve stuck.

Apr 15, 2016  · The only thing I’ve heard thus far is the reworking of "When in Disgrace with Fortune and Men’s Eyes (Sonnet 29)" featuring Florence. I think Rufus’ original recording of this song from several years ago is far superior and it feels like a rather pointless rehashing of something he did better the first time around, but let’s see about the rest.