Rufus Wainwright reveals new material

It’s ‘Bloom’ ing marvellous

Rufus Wainwright has written the original music for a new contemporary dance piece.

Wainwright has collaborated with Stephen Petronio on the project, called ’Bloom’.

The piece will be set to poetry from the likes of Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman.

According to, ’Bloom’ will feature a children’s chorus “in a lyrical underscoring of Petronio’s savvy provocative and physical movement.”

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The show’s UK premiere will take place at the Queen Elizabeth Hall on October 20 and 21 see for details.