Tickets for Loud Applause Production’s Night with the Stars concert in Llanelli in November are selling fast.
The concert, at Ffwrnes Theatre, is at 7pm on Saturday, November 4 and will feature popular Welsh tenor Trystan Llŷr Griffiths, who hails from Pembrokeshire.
Trystan was one of the first recipients of a Study Award from the Bryn Terfel Foundation. He was named the Voice Of Wales by Decca Records in 2012 in an S4C TV series.
Trystan studied initially at University of Wales Trinity Saint David for a Theatre, Music and Media degree. He subsequently completed an MA degree in Vocal Studies at the Royal Academy of Music and a further postgraduate degree in Opera Performance at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.
He completed his studies as a Trainee at the National Opera Studio in London.
Prizes and awards include: Ian Stoutzker Prize 2014; Richard Van Allan Award 2014; Bruce Millar Gulliver Singing Prize 2014; RWCMD HRH Prince of Wales Scholarship 2013; Dunraven Welsh Young Singer of the Year 2013; MOCSA Young Welsh Singer of the Year Prize 2012; Sybil Tutton Award 2012; London Welsh Young Singer of the Year Prize 2011; W. Towyn Roberts Scholarship 2011; Osborne Roberts Memorial Prize 2009.
Concert highlights include appearances at the Royal Albert Hall, Hay-on-Wye Festival with Bryn Terfel, the Brynfest at the Southbank Centre, a concert performance of Tristan und Isolde with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and recitals at St Martin-in-the- Fields and the Cardiff Music Festival.
He took the role of Carlos in a recording of Le Duc d’Albe with the Hallé Orchestra for Opera Rara and during summer 2015 received a scholarship to attend the Mozart Residency at Festival d’Aix-en- Provence.
Trystan made his first professional operatic début in the role of Ferrando in Cosi fan tutte on tour with Scottish Opera.
The Night with the Stars bill also includes Côr Meibion Pontarddulais, Côr Ysgol Gerdd Ceredigion, Charlie Lovell-Jones (violin) and members of Loud Applause Rising Stars.
BBC and S4C TV and radio personality Garry Owen will be the compere.
Tickets are available from all Carmarthenshire Theatres Box Offices – 0845 226 3510