For five nights in July, Rufus Wainwright will become the first solo artist to take up residency in the Royal Opera House for an amazing and unprecedented series of concerts in the iconic building, his only European dates in 2011. One of the world's most innovative musicians and live performers, Rufus will take over the ROH with special guest appearances by his sister Martha, his father Loudon and opera singer Janis Kelly.
House Of Rufus dates and peformance information:July 18: Rufus Does Judy! With Britten Sinfonia conducted by Stephen Oremus
July 19: An Evening with Rufus and Martha Wainwright and band
July 21: An Evening with Rufus and Loudon Wainwright III and band
July 22: Rufus Does Judy! With Britten Sinfonia conducted by Stephen Oremus
July 23: Concert Version of Prima Donna with Janis Kelly, plus Rufus Does Rufus with Britten Sinfonia conducted by Stephen Oremus.
(Taken from Rufus' official website).
Here's the most beautiful Rufus' song I know: Poses from the 2001 eponymous album.