Sometimes the best part of a film or tv show is its theme song and soundtrack. Do you find yourself belting out the lyrics to the Friends theme song or reliving Dorothy’s adventures guided by the notes to Somewhere Over the Rainbow? If so, Candlelight has some very special concerts for you in Sydney. Talented musicians and hundreds of candles are coming together to create the perfect scene for recreating iconic soundtracks and film scores produced for the screen.
These enchanting performances will be illuminating some of the city’s most spectacular spaces, including the Sydney Masonic Centre and The Eveleigh. All you have to do is find your seat, sit back, and relax!
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This October, an enchanting tribute to Jane Austen is heading to Sydney to light up the magnificent Sydney Masonic Centre. Written in the early 1800s, Austen’s iconic novels have since been transformed into hit blockbuster movies and TV shows. As a sea of flickering candles illuminates the space around you, the spellbinding scores from Pride & Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility will be performed by Piano Quintet as well as songs from Bridget Jones, Persuasion and more.
Movie nights just got a whole lot more interesting thanks to these spectacular Candlelight tributes to the iconic Hans Zimmer. From superhero epics to animated classics, songs from every kind of movie are set to be celebrated by a brilliant string quartet who will perform scores from iconic blockbuster films at SMC. While surrounded by countless flickering candles, film buffs can expect to hear classical arrangements of songs from the universally-adored movies that Zimmer has worked his magic on including Inception, The Lion King, Gladiator and more.
With the release of The Legend of Zelda in 1986, gamers were provided with more freedom and even had the ability, for the first time, to save and later resume playing the game. What better way to celebrate the wonder and excitement of the recent release of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom than with a spectacular Candlelight concert? Unleash your inner Link, while listening to the main theme from Link’s Awakening, medleys from several of the games, the title theme of The Legend of Zelda, and more.
Fans of anime will already be familiar with the iconic works of Joe Hisaishi. The ingenious film composer is responsible for scoring movies including Kiki’s Delivery Service, Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away and many more. This October, prepare to be whisked away to the magical worlds of Studio Ghibli as gifted musicians perform songs from these movies and more while you bathe in the glow of candlelight.
The Sydney Masonic Centre is being brought to life by the magic of fairy tales. From The Little Mermaid to Moana, Van-Anh Nguyen, a talented pianist, will take you on a memorable journey back to some of cinema’s most enchanting moments and stories. Relax in a candlelit environment and fall under the spell of innocence and timelessness.
Whether you’re a fan of Marvel’s Spiderman or DC’s Batman, or any other legendary superhero, this Candlelight concert is offering something truly special. Unleash your inner hero while listening to classical takes on some of the most recognisable superhero soundtracks. The setlist for this captivating concert includes music from X-Men, The Incredibles, Man of Steel, The Avengers, and more.
Candlelight at The Concourse Concert HallWhether you are a fan of action-packed films, anime series or tear-jerking pictures, the Candlelight series is bringing plenty of cinematic variety to Sydney. With a number of Candlelight concerts to choose from, you can find a show that suits your schedule.
Why not go all out and plan a pre or post-show dinner to make the evening extra special? Invite your friends, family, or enjoy a peaceful moment to yourself at one of these spectacular Candlelight concerts.
Note: For the safety of our audience, all of the candlelight will be provided through flameless candles.