Mark Sutherland Sarah Brightman’s 40-year singing career has brought her global acclaim. But, the British star says, what she’s best known for varies according to where she is in the world. “In China, they know me far more for my later recorded work and not necessarily for ‘Phantom of the Opera,’” she tells Variety. “I’ve worked with very famous artists in Japan.
And, in the last two years, I’ve even become well-known in France, which has always been quite a difficult market to penetrate.
It’s great – it’s like you’re a new person in each city you go to…” Brightman’s American persona will be in the spotlight when the soprano is awarded her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Oct.
6, presented for her contributions to live theater and live performance. “It’s a real honor,” she says. “Especially as I don’t come from America.Read more on variety.com