Kommilitonen! Wins 'Best Opera Production' at Wales NT Awards 2017
We are pleased to announce that Welsh National Youth Opera's production of Kommilitonen! by Sir Peter Maxwell Davies was awarded 'Best Opera Production' at the Wales Theatre Awards 2017 on Saturday evening at the Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea.
The awards featured performances from two members of the Kommilitonen! cast, Chiara Vinci (Sophie Scholl) and Oscar Castellino (James Meredith). The pair presented extracts of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies' penultimate opera during the final act of the ceremony and were well received by the attendees. The audience was comprised of some of Wales' leading performers and creatives, including Dennis O'Neil who was awarded a lifetime achievement award during the event.
In response to the win Jack said, "A huge congratulations to everyone involved, it was an absolute pleasure being part of such an amazing cast and creative team - I'm so pleased we got recognition for our hard work".
For a full list of winners, please click here.