Rufus Wainwright to do special talk

In New York

Rufus Wainwright is set to take part in a special discussion in New York early next year.

The event will take place at Graduate Center at City University in New York on January 6.

According to, the talk will run as part of the New York Times Arts & Leisure Weekend and Wainwright “will be discussing his music, influences, inspirations and artistic struggles”.

As previously reported Wainwright is due to recreate Judy Garland’s 1961 New York Carnegie Hall show at London Palladium on February 18 and 25.

For ticket availability go to NME.COM/gigs.