Sarah Brightman born 14 August is a British classical crossover soprano, singer, songwriter, actress, dancer and musician. Brightman began her career as a member of the dance troupe Hot Gossip and released several disco singles as a solo performer. In , she made her West End musical theatre debut in Cats and met composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, whom she later married. Her original London cast album of Phantom was released in CD format in and sold 40 million copies worldwide, making it the biggest-selling cast album ever.
Not only did Brightman perform over concerts on five continents to support Dreamchaser , she also brought her Gala — An Evening with Sarah Brightman tour to Asia and Mexico in and the date Royal Christmas Gala tour to Europe in After great success on the musical stage, Brightman decided to make a fresh start and resume her solo recording career with German composer and producer Frank Peterson, with whom she went on to make Dive , Fly , Timeless Time To Say Goodbye , Eden , La Luna , Harem , Symphony , and A Winter Symphony both In early , Peterson began talking to Brightman about making a new album. During this time, Frank and I came to the conclusion that we should do something that sounded very beautiful and uplifting. That was the start of it. So we started looking at songs that we both felt good about — and suddenly we were working together again and it all felt familiar. To me, it suggests joy — a feeling of hope and light, something that is familiar and secure. From there, the album becomes excitingly eclectic, encompassing many different styles. Known for her three-octave range and for pioneering the classical-crossover music movement, Brightman has amassed global sales of more than 30 million units.
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Sarah has recorded so much beautiful music throughout the past five decades Solve this week's brand-new crossword puzzle featuring facts and details about some of her amazing songs and albums. Rediscover your favourites!! Sarah's Sunday Puzzle Page is back by popular demand Thank you, Gareth Bevin for this wonderful pencil sketch of Sarah. Tag artwork with SarahBrightmanMusic for an opportunity to be featured on the website and social media channels! Looking back to some of Sarah's beautiful costumes from the original production of 'The Phantom of the Opera. Join in the fun as we count down fans' favourite songs on Spotify! Check out the "Featured Track" on Sarah's channel each week to revisit a beautiful song from one of Sarah's many spectacular albums. Don't forget to play the song on your mobile device to see a special video with fun facts about Sarah and the music.
With her ironically titled new solo album, "Time To Say Goodbye," singer Sarah Brightman is asserting her presence while saying goodbye to musical comedy. It's now nearly ten years since Sarah Brightman burst onto Broadway as the budding opera student Christine in The Phantom of the Opera , with a demonstration of clout by her then-husband Andrew Lloyd Webber. In , he told a resistant Actors Equity Association that if they wouldn't accept Sarah as Christine, they wouldn't get Phantom of the Opera.