Top pianist in region

A TOP Newcastle young pianist will be at the Saville Exchange tomorrow (Friday).

Twenty-year-old pianist Simon Passmore completed his first year at the Royal Northern College in Manchester in June, with the accolade of best first year student, winning the Annual Mark Ray Prize.

On Friday, October 21, he will play at the Saville Exchange in the Master Musicians Lunchtime Series Young Lions of the Keyboard, where he will perform works by Bach, Beethoven (‘Les Adieux’ Sonata) and Brahms (Op. 118).

The recital commences at 1pm, and tickets priced at £6 can be obtained at the door.

For further information call concernt organiser Ernie Scott on (0191) 257 7401 or visit