(TOKYO, JUNE 30TH, 2022) – It may be summertime, but it’s never too early to make plans for the holidays…

Last year, the world’s biggest-selling soprano and legendary GRAMMY® Award-nominated artist Sarah Brightman entertained her first-ever Christmas tour ‘Sarah Brightman: A Christmas Symphony’….and it warmed the hearts of both fans and critics alike… being named the ultimate holiday event. Given the overwhelming response and in celebration of her favorite time of year, Sarah begins a new Christmas tradition by taking her A Christmas Symphony Tour internationally to Japan for the first time!

The beautiful holiday show will feature SARAH performing show-stopping renditions of classics from the Christmas canon, along with personal holiday favorites and many of her greatest hits. Performing with orchestra and choir, SARAH is honored to have Yoshiki, a Japanese superstar, and world-renowned lyricist, composer, and pianist who has long been a close friend and collaborator of SARAH, alongside other guest performers.   

Yoshiki recently collaborated with BRIGHTMAN on their hit single “Miracle” which appeared on her latest studio album‘HYMN’ and together, they will be performing ‘Miracle” on the NTV’s special music program “The Music Day” broadcast this coming Saturday July 2nd. SARAH will also be Yoshiki’s guest on his “Yoshiki Channel” at 8:00 pm prior to the performance broadcast. In addition, SARAH will be appearing on ‘Yoshiki SuperstarProject X” as special guest mentor/coach to the contestants later this Fall.

The Japan tour kicks off on Thursday November 24th in Tokyo, JP at the Tokyo International Forum, and concludes on December 1st at the Osaka Festival Hall in Osaka, Japan. ‘A Christmas Symphony’ is sure to be an unforgettable Christmas spectacle during the most wonderful time of the year.

Tickets, and very special GOLD and VIP Meet’n Greet packages for the ‘A Christmas Symphony’ will be available for presale beginning July 1, 12:00 pm JT. General On Sales August 6th, 2022 at 10:00 am JT.

11/24    Tokyo, JP                                  Tokyo International Forum
11/25   Tokyo, JP                                   Tokyo International Forum
11/27   Tokyo, JP                                   Tokyo Ariake Garden Theatre
11/28   Nagoya, JP                                Nagoya Geijutsu Theatre
11/30   Osaka, JP                                   Osaka Grand Cube
12/01   Osaka, JP                                   OsakaFestival Hall

Stay tuned for more announcements coming this Fall.

Sarah Brightman, the world’s best-selling Soprano and UNESCO Artist for PeaceAmbassador, has amassed sales of more than 30 million, receiving awards in over 40 countries. She originated the role of Christine Daaé in the world-renowned The Phantom of the Opera on both West End and Broadway stages and has performed at such prestigious events including the Concert for Diana, The Kennedy Center Honors and the Barcelona and Beijing Olympic Games. Sarah’s albums Eden, LaLuna, Harem, Symphony and Dreamchaser were each chart-topping Billboard hits and were all accompanied by world tours. Her most recent full length studio album HYMN was released in 2018 and debuted at #1 on the Classical and Classical crossover Billboard charts. The HYMN world tour began in South America in September 2018 and concluded in her hometown of London, England in November2019. Brightman has been recognized for her outstanding contribution to music and theatre with a ‘STAR’ on the world-renowned, majestic Hollywood Walk ofFame, in addition to receiving an Honorary Doctor of Arts (Hon DArt). In October 2022, Sarah will entertain her first exclusive 3-night Las Vegas engagement at The Venetian Resort® with “A Starlight Symphony…An Evening with Sarah Brightman” before taking her annual holiday tour “A Christmas Symphony” internationally at the end of 2022.  

ABOUT YOSHIKI: YOSHIKI is a composer, classically-trained pianist, rock drummer, and the leader of the rock group X Japan. YOSHIKI was named "one of the most influential musicians and composers in Japanese history" by Consequence of Sound and is described by Billboard Magazine as "a musical innovator". His worldwide projects include a song dedicated to the tenth anniversary of the Emperor of Japan's reign, the official theme song for the Aichi World Expo, Hollywood film soundtracks, and the official theme song for the prestigious Golden Globe Awards. Led by YOSHIKI, X Japan has sold over 30 million albums and singles, and has sold out the 55,000-seat Tokyo Dome a record-breaking 18 times. He was the first Asian musician to perform at the world's greatest music halls including Madison Square Garden, Wembley Arena, and a solo performance at Carnegie Hall.In addition to his music activities, he is also a fashion icon as the designer of his high-fashion kimono brand YOSHIKIMONO and the first Japanese male to appear on the cover of Vogue Japan. In 2021, Baccarat selected YOSHIKI to design a Harcourt glass in celebration of its 180th anniversary. He is also the founder of Yoshiki Foundation America, a 501(c)(3) non-profit public benefit organization, and has long been committed to philanthropy. In 2022, YOSHIKI formed a business partnership with Coca-Cola Japan to launch the energy drinks Real Gold X and Real Gold Y