TWO young Ammanford singers will perform alongside West End stars as they star in a concert in Llanelli.

Former Ysgol Dyffryn Aman pupils Osian Clarke and Neve Summers will share the stage with Les Miserables stars Samantha Thomas and Samuel Wyn-Morris.

The pair are part of the Loud Applause Rising Stars (LARS) soloists.

LARS is fast becoming recognised as a home for highly talented singers, and there are currently 18 singers aged between 15 and 23 performing all genres of music in the programme.

Osian, who now studies at the Royal Academy of Music in London, and Neve, who studies at Cardiff University, are two of 12 LARS singers who will take to the stage on Saturday.

The popular Gala Concert of Loud Applause Productions returns to Ffwrnes Theatre, Llanelli, at 7pm on Saturday.

Sharing the stage with 12 of the Loud Applause Rising Stars (LARS) soloists will be West End Star Samantha Thomas (‘Wicked’ and Les Misérables), the very popular Kenfig Hill and District Male Voice Choir, the delightful sounds of the Halfway Primary School Choir and hosting the concert for the very first time will be Samuel Wyn-Morris.

Samuel will be starting in Les Misérables in the West End next month.

Sam is from Llanelli and a former Head Boy at Ysgol Y Strade. He graduated from the prestigious Guildford School of Acting (GSA) with a First Class Honours Degree in Musical Theatre and since then has continued to perform in concerts at home and abroad as well as making is professional debut at The Old Vic, London.

Sam is Loud Applause Rising Stars’ (LARS’) first member and was picked after appearing as ‘Marius’ in a School’s Edition of Les Misérables in 2013 when he was 16 years old.

West End star Samantha is a former pupil of Coedcae School in Llanelli. Samantha trained at the Guildford School of Acting with a 1st Class BA Hons Degree in Musical Theatre.

Whilst training Samantha performed ‘Wednesday Addams’ in Addams Family and understudy ‘Deloris Van Cartier’ in Sister Act.

Supporting accompanists are Catrin Hughes, Andrew Pike and Nick Bristow.