LOOK: Young Filipino cast of 'Sound of Music' wow audience on gala night

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 1) — Amid a stellar international cast, some of the youngest performers shone the brightest in The Sound of Music.

Filipino children who play the coveted roles of six of the seven Von Trapp children, wowed the audience on the gala night of the musical's West End production at the Theater at Solaire.

The young cast members are:

  • Orenci Ken Soleta (Friedrich)
  • Kyle Robert Rafanan (Friedrich)
  • Joseph Alexander Leggatt (Friedrich)
  • Gwyneth Jearei Dorado (Louisa)
  • Quinn O'hara (Louisa)
  • Angelica Corporal Mabuting (Louisa)
  • Tory Gil Emilio Cortez (Kurt)
  • Dean Adhiel Angelia (Kurt)
  • James Christian Hess (Kurt)
  • Krystal Brimner (Brigitta)
  • Rayne Yssibel Cortez (Brigitta)
  • Sophia Isabella Reyes (Brigitta)
  • Samantha Lagman (Marta)
  • Leani Columna (Marta)
  • Princess Aliyah Rabara (Marta)
  • Jia Ruth Lauren Condino (Gretl)
  • Alysha Mari Africa (Gretl)
  • Faline Dorado (Gretl)

The acclaimed musical has a 30-strong international cast who performed some of the most memorable songs of the musical including "Edelweiss," "Do-Re-Mi," "Climb Ev'ry Mountain," and the title song, "The Sound of Music."

The show announced a season extension in Manila and will run until October 22.