The soprano returns to London for the first time in 15 years
Sarah Brightman is the world’s most successful and best-selling soprano. She will return to the capital for one night only this November as part of her new world tour, HYMN: Sarah Brightman in Concert.
The spectacular show comes to the Royal Albert Hall on Monday 11 November 2019.
Sarah last headlined the Royal Albert Hall two decades ago, and last appeared live in London in 2004 as part of her Hare World Tour. This new show will see the global star accompanied by her band, a full orchestra, choir and special guests to be announced in the coming months.
Speaking of her homecoming show, Sarah said: “It’s been a long time since I performed in London and I’m so excited to bring this beautiful new show back home to you and perform new songs and of course many favourites. To me, HYMN suggests joy and a feeling of hope and light – something familiar and secure, like home.”
Known for her three-octave range and for pioneering the classical-crossover music movement, Sarah Brightman has amassed global sales of more than 30 million. The only artist to have simultaneously topped Billboard’s dance and classical music charts, Brightman 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, whose soundtrack has sold more than 40 million copies worldwide. Her duet with Bocelli, Time To Say Goodbye, became an international hit, 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. Additionally, Brightman has performed at such prestigious events as the 2007 Concert for Diana, the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games and the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
Brightman unveiled her much anticipated 15th studio album, also called HYMN, in November 2018. The world tour kicked off in South America that same month and includes 125 shows across five continents throughout this year – including the London spectacular this autumn.
To enhance the world of enchantment that embodies the new tour, Brightman was partnered with Swarovski to produce a number of elaborate costumes and dazzling tiaras featuring over 600,000 crystals. In addition, fans will also have the opportunity tale home a sparkling memento form the show, with a variety of custom merchandise from Sarah’s signature collection.
Tickets for Sarah Brightman’s only UK date will go on sale on Friday 25 January 2019 at 10:00. Get yours at Ticketmaster.co.uk