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  • MUSIC / CANADA

    RufusWainwrightPrima DonnaA Symphonic Visual Concert

    Rufus Does JudyHighlights from the Carnegie Hall Concerts

    For one glorious night only, the incomparable Rufus Wainwright brings the two works closest to his heart to Adelaide.His recreation of Judy Garlands 1961 Carnegie Hall concert first wowed audiences in 2006 and once again in New York and Toronto in 2016. As a gift to the Australian audience he adores, Rufus will perform a set of the most beloved songs from Rufus Does Judy with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.

    A new concert version of Prima Donna, his first venture into the world of opera, accompanied by a film directed by Franceso Vezzoli starring the legendary Cindy Sherman, was a highlight of the Avignon and Hong Kong arts festivals this year. (Fans will know the sublime closing aria Les Feux dArtifice from his 2010 album All Days Are Nights: Songs for Lulu.)

    Dont miss the unique opportunity to see this amazing double bill by the artist Sir Elton John called the greatest songwriter on the planet.

    A tour de force of politically empowering performance art The New York Times on Rufus Does JudyA love song to the opera... saturated in the musical styles of operas golden age The Times on Prima Donna

    Australian Premiere / Exclusive to Adelaide / One Night Only

    Where Festival Theatre, Adelaide Festival CentreWhen Sat 18 Mar, 7.30pmDuration 2hrs 50min, including interval

    FESTIVAL HOSPITALITYTailored Festival Hospitality packages are available at the Riverbank Palais or at any Fast Fine Dines restaurant. Contact Grace Coy, Event Sales Coordinator on 08 8216 4428 or gcoy@adelaidefestival.com.au to discuss your festival experience. Suggested package:

    Pre show 2 course dinner at Hill of Grace Restaurant A-Reserve tickets to Prima Donna and Rufus Does Judy Interval drink voucher Entry pass to the Riverbank Palais precinct

    From $280pp

    Conditions apply. Example of Festival Hospitality only packages can be tailored to suit your needs and budget.

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