SAN JOSE, CA — The world’s most successful and best-selling soprano Sarah Brightman will bring her Hymn: Sarah Brightman In Concert Tour to the Bay Area for two nights, including a March 13 performance at San Jose’s City National Civic. [Click here for event information]
Of the tour, Sarah Brightman says fans should “expect the unexpected!” Known for her three-octave range and for pioneering the classical-crossover music movement, she has amassed global sales of more than 30 million units. The only artist to have simultaneously topped Billboard‘s dance and classical music charts, she has racked up more than 180 gold and platinum awards in over 40 countries.
She is also known for her iconic star turn in The Phantom of the Opera, and its soundtrack has sold more than 40 million copies worldwide. Her duet with Andrea Bocelli, “Time To Say Goodbye,” became an international success, selling 12 million copies worldwide. Brightman’s albums Eden, La Luna, Harem, and Symphony were each chart-topping Billboard hits and accompanied by world tours.
Sarah Brightman unveiled her much-anticipated fifteenth full-length album Hymn on November 9, 2018 (Decca Gold/ Universal). It marked the multi-platinum artist’s first new studio recording since she released the international chart-topper Dreamchaser in 2013. She returned to the recording studio in 2016 to begin work on the album with long-time producer and collaborator Frank Peterson. The result is the spiritually-themed Hymn — an inspirational collection of orchestrated, choir-based songs that Brightman says felt soothing to record. Hymn was recorded over two years in Hamburg, Miami, London, Vancouver, Los Angeles, New York and Budapest.