In recent years artists of the stature of Bryn Terfel, Katherine Jenkins, Kiri Te Kanawa, James Galway, Montserrat Caballe
and Jools Holland have performed at the Sunday Evening Gala Concert, and last year veteran rockers Status Quo brought the curtain down at the finale.
ANSWERS: 1 Montserrat Caballe
; 2 SOS; 3 K9; 4 The Red Crescent; 5 Bangladesh; 6 Pat Jennings; 7 The face muscles; 8 The Mary Rose; 9 Farouk; 10 Judas.
Federer s record 15 Grand Slam titles will be feted in suitablly high-class style on Monday s opening day, with a ceremony featuring a performance by Spanish soprano Montserrat Caballe
Her recent and future engagements include Verdi's Requiem with The Tiffin Boys' choir, master-class with Montserrat Caballe
in Zaragosa and Beethoven's 9th Symphony with UEA Symphony Orchestra and Choir.
Speaking from Zaragoza in Spain, where he is taking part in the Montserrat Caballe
International Singing Competition, Mr Graziani said of his lucky break: "I called up (the WMC) for some tickets to the gala concert last month as I thought it would be nice to sit in the audience for a change rather than be up there on stage singing.
Over the years international stars such as Kiri Te Kanawa (above left), Lesley Garrett, James Galway and Montserrat Caballe
have appeared in the final Sunday evening concert.
Kiri Te Kanawa, Lesley Garrett, Bryn Terfel, Dennis O'Neil, James Galway and Montserrat Caballe
are among the musical stars that have appeared in the final Sunday Evening Gala Concert.
Blinkers might revitalise Caballe
, but the one with a progressive profile who appeals as the best bet is River Bann.
SPAIN: Spanish soprano Montserrat Caballe
took the stage in her first opera in 10 years, playing in Henry VIII at the Liceu Theatre, Barcelona.
In 1992 Spanish soprano Montserrat Caballe
sang the Barcelona Olympics anthem, previously recorded with the late Queen star Freddie Mercury.