5 days ago
Review: Rufus Wainwright’s ‘Hadrian’ Is a Step Forward, but Still Frustrating
The second opera by Mr. Wainwright, a gifted pop singer and songwriter, could use more subtlety and less melodramatic excess in its historical sweep.
1 week ago
'It's not a pornographic presentation': Rufus Wainwright's Hadrian and other boundary-pushing operas
Canadian Opera Company's new production, Hadrian, focuses on a gay love story and features nudity and sexuality. But for its creator, Rufus Wainwright, it's not about shocking audiences, but representing gay men on opera stages.
2 weeks ago
Rufus Wainwright’s First Opera Was ‘a Nightmare.’ He’s Trying Again.
“Hadrian,” opening on Oct. 13 in Toronto and about a gay relationship in ancient Rome, benefited from the criticism of “Prima Donna.”
3 weeks ago
We're worsening relations with our best trading partners through tariffs, says National Foreign Trade Council president
Rufus Yerxa, National Foreign Trade Council president, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss consequences from the U.S.-China and U.S.-Canada trade wars.