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Star of stage and video takes on director’s role.

CARMARTHEN Youth Opera has announced it has appointed a new director. The Youth Opera opens a new chapter in its 33-year history with the appointment of Steve Elias — an actor and choreographer who has enjoyed success on the West End for the past decade. Steve, a native of Carmarthen and a former member of…
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Youth opera’s young stars are alive withThe Sound of Music

Young stars shine in firm favourite The curtain came down on Saturday evening at the Lyric Theatre for the last time after a week’s successful run of The Sound of Music. Performed by members of Carmarthen Youth Opera, the musical has proved to be as popular as ever. Some might remember it last time round.…
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Yo! Triumph at the Film Awards

Yo! CARMARTHEN YOUTH OPERA TRIUMPH AT FILM AWARDS At the red carpet Film Premier Gala for “It’s My Shout” 2008 held at the Royal Pavilion, Porthcawl on Saturday 25 October , Rhys Davies Yo! and Cuan Wyn Rowlands Yo! collected the awards for Best Junior Actor and Best Supporting Actor respectively. There was tumultuous response from the glittering celebrity guest audience for…
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High Sheriff Award

Following her attendance at our production of South Pacific, the High Sheriff of Dyfed Mrs Claire Mansel Lewis presented the Youth Opera   with an award at the recent High Sheriff’s Award Ceremony, Llandovery College. Her words, “We were truly thrilled to have been able to attend, and would like to congratulate you all on the…
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Royal Audience for YO!

Members of the Carmarthen Youth Opera enjoyed the rare honour of performing for HM the Queen at the official inauguration of the £1 billion South Hook liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal at Milford Haven. The historic event was also attended by the Duke of Edinburgh, the Duke of York as well as senior members of…
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