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Sarah Brightman performs at Beijing 2008 Olympics + video, tour dates

Sarah Brightman

The world's biggest selling soprano, Sarah Brightman, was selected as the sole international performer in a pivotal performance of the Official Olympic Theme Song for +5 billion viewers, at the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2008 World Olympics. The Today Show (NBC), aired the performance Monday, August 11.

Brightman's Olympic performance confirms her as one of the great theatrical sopranos of our time and fans await her much anticipated 2008 North American Fall Tour.

Sarah Brightman

Her first tour since 2004, Brightman will be performing 18 shows in the US, 10 shows in Canada and 4 shows in Mexico.

Over the past two and a half decades, Sarah Brightman has sold more than 26 million albums and over two million DVDs worldwide. Brightman is a pioneer in transcending and melding mainstream musical genres, from pop and Broadway showstoppers to operatic and classical arias.

In 1992 Brightman performed "Amigos Para Siempre" at the Closing Ceremony of the Barcelona Olympics in a duet with Jose Carreras.

Watch video: "You and Me" - performed by Sarah Brightman & Liu Huan

Sarah Brightman 2008 Tour Dates:

Dates could be added or changed! Go to Sarah Brightman's Official Website for the latest tour dates and information.

Tuesday, November 4th Arena Monterrey - Monterrey, Mexico
Thursday, November 6th Auditorio Telmex - Guadalajara, Mexico
Saturday, November 8th Auditorio Nacional - Mexico City, Mexico
Sunday, November 9th Auditorio Nacional - Mexico City, Mexico
Wednesday, November 12th American Airlines Center - Dallas, TX
Friday, November 14th UCF Convocation Center Orlando, FL
Saturday, November 15th BankAtlantic Center - Sunrise, FL
Sunday, November 16th St. Pete Times Forum - Tampa, FL
Tuesday, November 18th Gwinnett Center - Atlanta, GA
Wednesday, November 19th Verizon Center - Washington, D.C.
Saturday, November 22nd MGM Grand at Foxwoods - Mashantucket, CT
Sunday, November 23rd Madison Square Garden - New York, NY
Monday, November 24th TD Banknorth Garden - Boston, MA
Wednesday, November 26th Centre Bell - Montreal QC, Canada
Friday, November 28th Scotiabank Place - Ottawa, ON, Canada
Saturday, November 29th Copps Coliseum - Hamilton, ON, Canada
Sunday, November 30th Air Canada Centre - Toronto, ON, Canada
Tuesday, December 2nd Quicken Loans Arena - Cleveland, OH
Wednesday, December 3rd Palace of Auburn Hills - Auburn Hills, MI
Thursday, December 4th Allstate Arena - Chicago, IL
Saturday, December 6th MTS Centre - Winnipeg, MB
Sunday, December 7th Brandt Centre - Regina, SK
Monday, December 8th Saddledome - Calgary, AB, Canada
Wednesday, December 10th Rexall Place - Edmonton, AB, Canada
Friday, December 12th GM Place - Vancouver, BC, Canada
Saturday, December 13th Save on Foods Centre - Victoria, BC, Canada
Sunday, December 14th Comcast Arena - Everett, WA
Tuesday, December 16th ARCO Arena - Sacramento, CA
Wednesday, December 17th HP Pavillion - San Jose, CA
Friday, December 19th Honda Center - Anaheim, CA
Saturday, December 20th Los Angeles Forum - Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, December 21st Arena - Glendale, AZ

Sarah Brightman Official Website

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