Sarah Brightman, who created the role of Christine in the London and Broadway productions of The Phantom of the Opera, is featured in a new concert currently airing on PBS stations around the country.
Sarah Brightman: Hymn, filmed over two nights in September at the Ludwigs Festspielhaus in Germany, debuts in the New York metropolitan area on WLIW 21 and WNET/Thirteen December 6 at 9 PM ET; check local listings.
Brightman is accompanied by her band, a 40-piece orchestra, a 50-voice choir, and dancers, with special guests Yoshiki, Vincent Niclo, Mario Frangoulis, and Narcis.
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The repertoire for the concert follows:
“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
“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”
Sarah Brightman: Hymn was conceived and created by Brightman, Frank Peterson, and Anthony Van Laast. The concert film is produced by German-based Music-Delight Productions and directed by Gerd F. Schutze.