Greenwich Music Time, a festival that presents a series of open-air concerts, has announced its first headliners of 2020.
Sarah Brightman, Lea Salonga and John Barrowman, McFly, Lewis Capaldi and Ms. Lauryn Hill are all confirmed for stand-alone shows, taking place between July 6-11 at London’s Old Royal Naval College.
Sarah Brightman, international singing superstar and world’s best selling soprano, is confirmed to open the festival on July 6.
Sarah’s work synthesises many influences and inspirations into a unique sound and vision.
Today, she remains among the world’s most prominent performers, with global sales of 30 million units having received more than 180 gold and platinum awards in more than 40 countries.
Continuing the classical music theme is Olivier and Tony Award-winner,
Following two sold-out shows at the London Palladium, Lea Salonga is back in the capital for 2020.
Lea will unite with the ultimate showman John Barrowman for a magical performance July 7.
McFly are confirmed for a night of pop on July 11. The band delighted fans last year by reuniting for a one-off show in London after a three-year hiatus.
With seven UK no.1 singles, five top 10 albums, six sell-out tours and 10 million records sold worldwide, McFly are one of the most significant pop acts of the 21 st century.
Artist of the moment, Scottish singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi scored the biggest selling album and single of 2019.
He’s taken the world by storm topping the charts on both sides of the Atlantic with his single “Someone You Loved”.
The international superstar will now headline at Greenwich Music Time on July 9 and eight-time Grammy award winning Ms. Lauryn Hill tops the bill on July 10.
Featuring both her classics and newer material, Ms Hill is billed to give a sensational performance.
Six standalone shows make up the Greenwich Music Time series of concerts set against the backdrop of the Old Royal Naval College, the London city skyline and the Thames.
Peter Taylor, director of Cuffe & Taylor who are the festival promoters, said: “What a line-up. This is an event like no other and there is truly something for everyone.
“We love seeing the crowds reaction to these shows, soaking up the atmosphere with incredible live music in a stunning setting.
“Greenwich Music Time is a very special series of concerts, and we can’t wait to bring them back for 2020.”