From the Classical era onwards, heroes and romantic leads in opera have tended to be sung by tenors.
Tradition has long considered a suave and silky tenor to be the voice of romance.
This recital pairs one of Australia’s greatest tenors Rosario La Spina with acclaimed pianist John Woods.
Starting in the early Baroque era with Ombra Mai fu from Handel’s Xerxes and working through time to feature some of the best-loved arias and songs.
Suitable for all ages