International star lined up

AN award-winning Italian pianist gets the new year under way for Morpeth Music Society.

Leonora Armellini, who won the Janina Nawrocka Award at the international F. Chopin competition, will perform at Morpeth Methodist Church.

The recital features the work of Chopin, Brahms, Pletnev and Prokofiev.

It will take place on Thursday, February 13, at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £12, free for under 18s, and are available from Morpeth Chantry, or on 01670 513369.