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Casto Divo: Rufus Wainwright takes up at Covent Garden

Casto Divo: Rufus Wainwright takes up at Covent Garden

Rufus Wainwright follows Sutherland and Callas at the Royal Opera House. Sort of.

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From Rufus Wainwright's first album, which featured the dirgey "Damned Ladies" wherein he sings to Desdemona and "brown-eyed Tosca", his operatic musical tendencies - indeed, his whole operatic self-conception - have never been latent. He has always been a diva trapped in mortal form.

From Rufus Wainwright's first album, which featured the dirgey "Damned Ladies" wherein he sings to Desdemona and "brown-eyed Tosca", his operatic musical tendencies - indeed, his whole operatic self-conception - have never been latent. He has always been a diva trapped in mortal form.

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