Sarah Brightman has invited internationally acclaimed composer YOSHIKI to perform on the stage of London’s famed Royal Albert Hall on November 11, 2019, for the final concert of her HYMNWorld Tour.
YOSHIKI accompanied the world famous soprano in guest appearances at Radio City Music Hall (New York), The Masonic (San Francisco), Dolby Theatre (Los Angeles), and Yokohama Arena (Japan).
“Miracle (Sarah’s Version)” – composed by YOSHIKI and performed by Brightman with YOSHIKI on piano – reached the Top 10 on iTunes Classical Charts in 15 countries. Brightman has called the song “the number 1 masterpiece on the album”.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlURSNEiAFg&w=560&h=315]
YOSHIKI will return to the UK for the first time since his band X JAPAN headlined Wembley Arena in 2017.The soundtrack to the award-winning X JAPAN documentary We Are Xreached the #1 position on the UK Rock Chart. YOSHIKI brought his solo Yoshiki Classicalconcert to London in 2014 and gave a live performance of Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” at the UK’s Classic Rock Awards in 2015. YOSHIKI previously collaborated on the single “Foreign Sand” with Queen drummer Roger Taylor.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EZO9i3mw98E&w=560&h=315]
In March 2019, PBS premiered a one-hour version of “YOSHIKI – Live at Carnegie Hall” on WNET Thirteen, the nation’s #1 public television station, with additional U.S. markets to be announced soon.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zjK_tro8GnQ&w=560&h=315]
YOSHIKI is currently composing music for xXx 4, the next film in the blockbuster franchise starring Vin Diesel.