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The Phantom of the Opera

ALBUM (1987)

The Phantom of the Opera Andrew Lloyd Webber Polydor

To produce a successful musical, start by writing a good story and a lot of crowd-pleasing tunes. But for your musical to reach legendary status, you'll need much more.

Sunday, 12 June, 2011, 12:00am

40 years of musical hits in one night

Even if you don't know the name, you'll know the music. From massive hit musicals on Broadway and London's West End, to karaoke night staples and mobile phone ring tones, Andrew Lloyd Webber is the king of catchy tunes.

17 May 2011 - 12:00am

Tuneful melodies live

Catchy tunes from Andrew Lloyd Webber's expansive repertoire have become part of popular culture. Those haunting melodies from Phantom of the Opera, Cats and Evita have found a way into the hearts of millions.

5 May 2011 - 12:00am

hot picks

Wilson Wong, 15, Sha Tin College

cd: Lady Gaga The Remix. The most recent collection of her hits.

dvd: Unstoppable. Two guys race against time to stop an unmanned runaway train.

movie: Sanctum. Another great 3-D movie based on true events.

27 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Love Never Dies (CD)

Two decades after he first came up with idea, Andrew Lloyd Webber's new show Love Never Dies opened in London last month, with the soundtrack released a day before the show.

2 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

A ghost of its former self

Two decades after he first came up with idea, Andrew Lloyd Webber's long-awaited new show Love Never Dies opened in London early this month, with the soundtrack released globally a day before the show.

21 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

With two horses breaking down, club's Halloween bash turns tragic

The sad irony of it may have been lost on those at the Jockey Club's marketing department who came up with the 'Phantom Of The Races' theme for last night's Halloween meeting at Happy Valley, but the story played out in tragically eerie fashion with two horses breaking down in running and another favourite scratched after being trapped under the gates.

1 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

West End musicals to premiere in Chinese

Mainland audiences will get a chance to see Chinese-language versions of famous West End musicals such as Cats, Les Miserables and The Phantom of the Opera with the signing of a deal in Beijing yesterday.

18 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Sinatra and Macau - for the West End's Tomos Griffiths nothing could be better

Tomos Griffiths has done the Phantom in London, now he wants to do Sinatra in Macau. After serving as the lead understudy in Phantom Of The Opera at Her Majesty's Theatre, the Australian native has decided Asia is where he wants to be.

2 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Happenings

PO LEUNG KUK 1983 BOARD OF DIRECTORS' COLLEGE

The Phantom of the Opera is one of the world's most popular musicals. My enthusiasm for it started me off on an arduous, one-year task - staging the musical for the school's annual English Drama Competition, held in May.

18 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Are you musical?

Arusha Khan, 17

Yes. Music is my release from everyday troubles; it motivates me. Without it, I would feel hopeless. Some might say I'm not musical because I don't play an instrument, but it is a person's relationship with music which makes them musical. I enjoy all genres of music, even opera, but I love rock the most, and lyrics are the most important element to me.

18 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Have Your Say

Support your friends in times of trouble

I'm writing in response to the star letter 'Give each other a hand with your studies'(Young Post, August 2).

I agree that we have to be careful not to upset our friends. We must always be aware of the feelings of others.

We should also support them if they don't do well.

31 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

The Musical

Phantom of the Opera

Music Nation presents Andrew Lloyd Webber's take on the tale of lovestruck longing. In English with Chinese surtitles. Today, 2.30pm and 7.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, Grand Theatre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, K$290- HK$790 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2734 9009

20 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

A fright at the opera

ITS NEW YORK production became Broadway's longest-running show this year, it was recently made into a film and it's been seen by more than 80 million people. Since it opened two decades ago, Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera has become a global phenomenon.

16 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

TV Tutor

Friday, June 30, 8.30-9.35pm

Testing Mozart

TVB Pearl

This documentary is about the 'Mozart Effect', the power of Mozart's music to fight disease and increase the mental ability of its listeners. It is common knowledge that cows give more milk and tomatoes grow bigger when played Mozart, but what about humans?

30 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

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