Top opera singer comes to the north

A leading Verdi baritone is in the north east this week for a short tour. Bruno Caproni has graced many of the world’s major opera houses including the Metropolitan Opera, New York, the Royal Opera, Coventry Garden,Vienna Staatsoper and La Scala, Milan and will appear at Christ Churchin North Shields this Friday, December 13, with his accompanist Julian Evans in the Master Musicians series of recitals. He will be singing a selection of operatic arias and songs, and Julian will be playing operatic transcriptions by Franz Liszt.

The recital starts at 7.30pm and tickets are available at the door.

There will also be a lunchtime recital at St Andrew’s Church, Newgate Street on Monday, December 16, at 1pm.