Sweet And Lowdown George Gershwin
24 September 2012, 17:25
We caught up with the talented 'Go Compare' tenor ahead of his performance on the historic Royal Albert Hall stage, with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
You might have seen Wynne Evans, aka Gio Compario, on a few adverts over the years - more than 30, so far. He's even been voted the second most annoying man in the UK!
Luckily, he's relinquished his curly moustache and his fancy suit, for an altogether more shiny outfit at tonight's Classic FM Live concert. But is it really all that different to perform in the Royal Albert Hall, from recording music for adverts?
He's performing possibly the best-known piece of music of all time for the tenor voice, 'Nessun dorma', which has been performed by so many of the world's best singers, and the joyous Mattinata by Leoncavallo. Quite different from the music you might have heard him perform before...