Sarah Brightman Hymn

2018 • 1h 38m

In the heart of the breathtaking Bavarian Alps lies the fairytale Neuschwanstein Castle, proudly situated in a land of enchantment known for its magical lakes, rugged mountains, and historic castles. Neuschwanstein was built by Ludwig II as a retreat in honor of German composer, Richard Wagner, and it became the inspiration for Walt Disney’s Magic Kingdoms, which have enthralled visitors of all ages for generations. It creates the perfect setting for Sarah Brightman’s spectacular Hymn concert.

Conceived and created by Sarah along with Anthony Van Laast (Mamma Mia, Beauty and the Beast), and Frank Peterson (Enigma), this cinematic performance is a unique hybrid of a musical film and a large-scale concert production. Staged in Ludwig II’s Festspielhaus, 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 Niclo, Mario Frangoulis, and Narcis.

The presentation is staged in two Acts, embracing some of Sarah’s most beloved works as well as songs from Sarah’s new album Hymn, performed for the very first time; the intoxicating "Sky And Sand," "Miracle," the epic collaboration with Japanese superstar, Yoshiki, and the tour de force that is "Sogni," on which Sarah is joined by French tenor Vincent Niclo. Sarah also performs a solo rendition of her classic "Time to Say Goodbye," with English lyrics.

Cover image © Simon Fowler 2018