New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
From Fathom Events, "HYMN: Sarah
Brightman In Concert" full length theatrical performance will hit cinemas in the U.S. on November 8 for a special one-night screening, including excusive behind-the-curtain content. The cinematic event will coincide with the global release of Brightman's new album "HYMN," available beginning Friday, November 9 (Decca Gold/ Universal Music
Group). The album is the first new recording in five years for international superstar and world's best-selling soprano Sarah
Tickets for "HYMN: Sarah
Brightman In Concert" can be purchased at www.FathomEvents.com and participating theater box offices.
Fathom Events presents "HYMN: Sarah
Brightman In Concert" in nearly 500 select domestic movie theaters on Thursday, November 8 at 7:30 p.m. local time through Fathom's Digital
Broadcast Network (DBN). For a complete list of theater locations, visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change). Fathom will also distribute the feature to theaters in the UK, Ireland, Europe, South America
and Australia in the coming months.
"I am delighted to share my special and new album 'HYMN' with moviegoers around the country," said Sarah
Brightman. "To me, 'HYMN,' suggests joy - a feeling of hope and light, something that is familiar and secure, and I hope that sentiment resonates through the music and this cinema special."
Brightman In Concert" was captured for the big screen from the Festspielhaus in the enchanted Bavarian Alps, known for its magical lakes, mountains, castles, 'cuckoo clock' houses, and the historic and captivating Neuschwanstein Castle. Conceived and created by Sarah
Brightman, Anthony Van Laast ("Mamma Mia
", "Beauty and the Beast"), and Frank Peterson ("Enigma"), the 90-minute performance is a hybrid of a musical film, a classical-crossover program and a large-scale concert production. Sarah
is accompanied by her band, the Bavarian Philharmonic orchestra, a 50-voice choir and the Ludwig Ensemble of dancers, Special guest performers include Yoshiki, Vincent
Frangoulis and Narcis.
"As a continuation of Fathom's dedication to provide exciting cinematic experiences for moviegoers everywhere, we are thrilled to have 'HYMN: Sarah
Brightman In Concert' join our lineup," said Ray Nutt, Fathom Events CEO. "Our international capabilities, vast domestic movie theater distribution footprint and in-theater marketing assets are some of the key unique elements we provide to give this prestige content the exposure it deserves."
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 units. 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 success 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.