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Rufus Wainwright, Brendan Canning, Jorn Weisbrodt

Due to popular request, here are some of my photos from that hectic weekend last month with MMVA lounges, Rock Star Hotel and the Luminato Festival Closing Party.

The next generation of Canada’s talented opera singers were celebrated at the Canadian Opera Company’s inaugural “Centre Stage” gala on November 26, 2013. After 155 preliminary auditions across Canada, nine short-listed singers competed to win cash prizes and opera glory at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. Accompanied by the COC orchestra and conducted by Music Director Johannes Debus, each singer gave their best performance in two arias each. Grammy-nominated and multi-Juno award winning Rufus Wainwright was a…

Rufus Wainwright, Isabelle Randez, Jorn Weisbrodt

Although the Luminato Festival officially ended Sunday at the Luminato Festival Hub at David Pecaut Square on June 23rd, the official closing party was held at Andrew Richards Designs at King East on the prior Saturday night, June 22nd. Refreshments were supplied by Open Wine and Mill Street. We also had some Drambuie cocktails including their Drambuie Ginger Crusta and Rusty Nail, just like from the opening party. Highlights of the night included a Biotherm Homme commercial remake, where guests…

Jorn Weisbrodt (Luminato Festival Artistic Director), Jeanne Beker (Canadian fashion icon), Rufus Wainwright (singer, songwriter)

This year the annual Luminato Festival’s and Yves Saint Laurent opening night party took place at the Allen Lambert Galleria within the unique, architecturally fascinating Brookfield Place in downtown Toronto’s financial district on June 14, 2013.