Rufus Wainwright will be tickling the ivories and singing some songs in Ottawa on Nov 12 at the National Arts Centre's Southam Hall. The New York-based Canadian artist is performing as part of the inaugural season of NAC Presents, an all-Canadian performance series.
Wainwright will also appear in Montreal on Sunday, Dec 11 for A Not So Silent Night: Christmas with the Wainwrights and McGarrigles at Montreal's Théâtre St-Denis.
caught up with Wainwright in Toronto last year before the opening of his opera Prima Donna
. Wainwright walked the red carpet with partner Jörn Weisbrodt, who is now artistic director of Toronto's Luminato festival.
for more information on the NAC show.