‘Sarah Brightman: Hymn’ brings a magical concert to Arizona PBS

In a new concert staged in Germany’s famous Ludwigs Festspielhaus, Sarah Brightman performs beloved favorites and introduces audiences to enchanting selections from her new album, “Hymn.” Accompanied by her band, a 40-piece orchestra, a 50-voice choir and dancers, the world’s most successful and best-selling soprano is joined on stage by other guest artists including Japanese superstar Yoshiki, Vincent Niclo, Mario Frangoulis and Narcis. Filmed in state-of-the-art video and mixed in Dolby Atmos sound, “Sarah Brightman: Hymn” is a hybrid of a musical film, an opera and a large-scale concert production. It premieres Sunday, Dec. 2, at noon on Arizona PBS.

Enjoy the show? Get tickets to see Sarah Brightman live at Comerica Theatre in Phoenix on Feb. 27, 2019. Or, relive the magic anytime with the CD/DVD combo set.

“Sarah Brightman: Hymn” was filmed over two days in September 2018 at the Ludwigs Festspielhaus at the foot of the Bavarian Alps in Germany, a magical setting of mountains, lakes, castles and cuckoo clock houses. The area is famous for the beautiful Neuschwanstein Castle, built in the mid-19th century by Ludwig II of Bavaria as a retreat and in honor of Richard Wagner.

“Sarah Brightman: Hymn” features these performances:

  • “Hymn”
  • “Sogni,” featuring Vincent Niclo
  • “Better Is One Day”
  • “Masquerade” (from “Phantom of the Opera”)
  • “Phantom,” featuring Mario Frangoulis (from “Phantom of the Opera”)
  • “Miracle,” featuring Yoshiki
  • “Follow Me”
  • “Figlio Perduto” (from “La Luna”)
  • “Who Wants To Live Forever” (from “Eden”)
  • “Pie Jesu,” featuring Narcis (from “Requiem”)
  • “Fly To Paradise”
  • “Sky and Sand”
  • “Time to Say Goodbye”

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