International singing superstar, Sarah Brightman is the world’s biggest selling Soprano. She pioneered the classical crossover music movement and is famed for possessing a vocal range of over 3 octaves. Sarah is the only artist to have simultaneously topped the Billboard dance and classical music charts. Her voice has rung out from theatres, arenas, cathedrals, world heritage centers and Olympic stadiums, bringing to life some of the world’s most beautiful music.
Sarah’s work transcends any specific musical genre, synthesizing many influences and inspirations into a unique sound and vision. Today, she remains among the world’s most prominent performers, with global sales of 30 million units having received more than 180 gold and platinum awards in over 40 countries.
Brightman returned to the recording studio in 2016, to begin working on her brand new album ‘HYMN’ with long time producer and collaborator Frank Peterson, which was released on November 9th, 2018 and debuted at #1 on the Classical and Classical crossover Billboard charts. In support of the release, Sarah is engaging in the most adventurous world tour of her career. The critically acclaimed HYMN World tour began in South America in September 2018 and will include over 125 shows, on 5 continents throughout 2021.
On November 15th, 2019, Sarah released her much anticipated “HYMN In Concert” film on DVD, Blu Ray, and Deluxe Special Editions (DVD/CD and Blu Ray/CD). “HYMN: Sarah Brightman In Concert” was captured from the Festspielhaus in the enchanted Bavarian Alps. Conceived and created by Sarah Brightman, Anthony Van Laast (“Mamma Mia”, “Beauty and the Beast”), and Frank Peterson, the two-act performance is a hybrid of a musical film and a large-scale concert production.
On June 18th, 2020, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced the Class of 2021 honorees to receive ‘stars’ on the world-renowned Hollywood Walk of Fame. Brightman was chosen from among hundreds of nominations and will be honored with a ‘star’ in recognition of her outstanding contribution within Live Theatre/Live Performance. Details on when Brightman’s ‘star’ will be unveiled along Hollywood’s most majestic walkway are forthcoming.
In November 2020, Brightman released her compilation album, ‘FRANCE’ exclusively in France and Belgium, which included duets with artists Vincent Niclo, I Muvrini, Alessandro Safina, Roch Voisine, as well as other special guests such as Andrea Bocelli performing beloved classics.
On December 20th, 2020, Brightman headlined her first-ever global livestream event, Sarah Brightman: A Christmas Symphony from the historic Christ Church Spitalfields in London, also featuring special guests Andrew Lloyd Webber, Aled Jones and choir Gregorian. For this special event, Brightman also partnered with The Global FoodBanking Network in an effort to fight hunger around the world.