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Rufus Wainwright and SLSO. 'Let's make some art together' / St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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"Let's make some art together," Rufus Wainwright said near the top of his concert with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Friday night at Powell Hall. The American-Canadian singer-songwriter and the orchestra did just that, and before the show was over the audience would join in, too. But it was Wainwright who did most of the heavy lifting. Coming off a string of solo dates, he admitted to the audience that he was "quite nervous." "To come to this beautiful hall and work with this wonderful orchestra and this fantastic conductor (Lee Mills) was a bit shocking," he said.

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