Biography

The Present

2010-Present

Back in the United States she appeared on America's Got Talent's on September 2010 finale episode before that season's winner was revealed. The soprano was the celebrity guest duetting with ten year old contestant Jackie Evancho.

In parallel, October 1 & 2 2011, she made a special appearance during the finale of The Phantom of the Opera at The Albert Hall; a fully staged production performed at the famous London venue - marking 25 years since the musical received its world premiere. Introduced as his Angel of Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Brightman performed the title song backed by five past, present and future Phantoms. The production front of an audience of 5,500 was broadcast live into cinemas around the globe including in the U.S, around Europe, Canada, Japan and Australia. On October 26, 2013, Sarah made another guest appearance to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway in New York City at the Majestic Theatre.

On September 26, 2012, Sarah released the first track “Angel” from her highly anticipated new album, “Dreamchaser” which was released worldwide in April 2013 and debuted at #1 on the Classical soundscan charts (Canada/US) and #5 (Canada) and #17 (US) on the Billboard Top 200. Brightman’s “Dreamchaser” World Tour, kicked off in China 2013 and touched upon 5 continents and included over 100 concert dates, throughout 2013/2014.

Sarah filmed her “Dreamchaser” In Concert PBS TV special at the legendary George Lucas Stage, Elstree Studios, in London, which aired in September 2013. DVD/Blu Ray of the concert was released in North America, Japan and China in the fall of 2013.

On June 2nd, 2016, Sarah was bestowed the prestigious Italian decoration ‘Cavaliere’ in the Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana, but the Consul General of Italy, Francesco Genuardi. The private ceremony was held on the occasion of the Festa della Repubblica Italiana (The Italian National Day) at the Consulate General of Italy in New York City.

Brightman also accepted the honor as “Godmother” of Seabourn’s newest vessel, Seabourn Encore, when the ship was named at the port of Singapore on January 7th, 2017.