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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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. 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.
Ludovico Einaudi’s captivating piano pieces are being brought to life at St Stephen’s Uniting Church this December. From Le Onde and I Giornio to Una Mattina, a talented pianist will take you through some of Einaudi’s greatest works. Unwind in an inviting space bathed in the glow of thousands of candles and fall under the spell of enchanting notes.
Movie nights just got a whole lot more interesting thanks to this spectacular Candlelight tribute 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 The Sydney Masonic Centre.
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.
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.