The Malta Independent 28 January 2023, Saturday
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A star-studded cast gives tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber’s masterpieces at Aurora Theatre

Tuesday, 15 November 2022, 11:27 Last update: about 3 months ago

November will feature The Gozo Youth Orchestra in collaboration with The Helping Hand Group will present a Gala performance of The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber on Saturday 19 November at 8pm. This show will commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Gozo Youth Wind Band & Orchestra and the 25th Anniversary of The Helping Hands Group. The latter was instrumental to re-introduce in Gozo the concept of musical theatre with productions of Jesus Christ Superstar, Les Miserables, Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, the Scarlet Pimpernel, The Best of Musicals, A Night with the Musicals and LesMisSaigonGuerre amongst others.

For this large-scale spectacular show, the Gozo Youth Orchestra under the musical direction Mro. Dr. Joseph Grech will perform original West-End orchestrations purposefully hired and authorised from the Really Useful Group Ltd – U.K. of Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber’s masterpieces for stage including: Phantom of the Opera, Evita, Cats, Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Requiem, Whistle Down the Wind, Starlight Express, Love Never Dies, Woman in White and Aspects of Love. We are proud to welcome anthony bezzina (Masquerade Theatre Company- Malta) as the artistic director and Romualdo Moretti (Milano) as the stage designer. A star-studded cast of solo musical theatre singers include: Ludwig Galea, Dorothy Bezzina, Roger Tirazona, Lawrence Gray, Rachel Fabri, Neville Refalo and Francesca Power (U.K.) accompanied by Armita Azar (Violin - PHOTO above). The GYO backing choir and children’s chorus will be coached by Dorothy Bezzina.   

Once again this event is supported by the Cultural Heritage Directorate within the Ministry for Gozo, Arts Council Malta, MTA, General Soft Drinks Ltd, CVC Media, Aurora Bistro Café’, The Duke Boutique Hotel and Paul Stellini Design Studio.   

For ticketing and reservation details kindly visit:

Francesca Power

Lawrence Gray

Rachel Fabri

Ludwig Galea

Neville Refalo

Riger Tirazona

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