Singing star James Newby is set to grace the Hexham stage on November 28.

The gifted singer will perform as part of the Hexham and District Music Society’s latest season, alongside pianist Joseph Middleton.

Taking place at Queen’s Hall Arts Centre from 7.30pm, this concert is the second in the society’s new season.

Hexham Courant: James Newby has been described as a master of Lieder by The TimesJames Newby has been described as a master of Lieder by The Times (Image: Hexham and District Music Society)

The dynamic pair are lined up to perform a medley of songs and Lieder, with works from Schubert, Beethoven, Britten, and Northumberland-based composer John Casken.

Much of the evening’s entertainment will feature renditions from their latest critically-praised album,' I Wonder as I Wander.'

Joan Peugniez, chair of the society expressed her excitement ahead of the performance.

She said: "We’re delighted to be able to bring James and Joseph to Hexham.

"With their enviable reputation and this beautifully chosen programme, it promises to be an exceptional evening."

Mr Newby's accolades include being a former BBC New Generation Artist and one of the European Concert Hall Organisation’s Rising Stars, with an ever-growing reputation in international concert stages and European opera houses.

Joseph Middleton, lauded by BBC Music Magazine as 'one of the brightest stars in the world of song and Lieder', and has accompanied Dame Sarah Connolly, Sir Thomas Allen, Roderick Williams and Dame Felicity Lott.

Tickets can be purchased from Queen's Hall box office.

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