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Rufus Wainwright: Take All My Loves / WFMT: Featured Release of the Week

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Rufus Wainwright celebrates the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death by releasing a collection of nine sonnets in performances by actors and vocalists. The seeds for this album were sown in 2009, when director Robert Wilson asked Wainwright to compose music for his Shakespeare's Sonnets production. Alongside Wainwright's songs, Shakespeare's poems are also recited by a roster of renowned actors.

Rufus Wainwright: Take All My Loves on Deutsche Grammophon is a WFMT: Chicago - Featured Release of the Week. Featured tracks are - Shakespeare: Sonnet 43 (1:14) Siân Phillips, narrator & Wainwright: Nine Shakespeare Sonnets: When Most I Wink (Sonnet 43) (4:56) Anna Prohaska, soprano; BBC Symphony Orchestra / Jayce Ogren