‘Deck the halls with boughs of holly’ and mark your calendars for some special Candlelight tributes to beloved holiday tunes! This December, the popular concert series is igniting the joy of togetherness as it reimagines beloved Christmas carols, and enchanting scores from your favorite holiday movies.
Wrap yourself in seasonal nostalgia while listening to “Last Christmas”, “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”, “O Come Emmanuel” and more quintessential winter pieces including Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker performed by a talented string quartet.
The historic Immanuel Presbyterian Church and Skirball Cultural Center are hosting this enchanting holiday special featuring traditional Christmas songs by Judy Garland and Richard Himber, performed by the Orchid Quartet featuring the soprano vocalist Julia Metzler, and a talented pianist. Audiences can also look forward to hearing selections from Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker. Don’t miss out on this magical evening in the city.
This December, Candlelight is combining iconic pop hits with holiday favorites for a spectacular evening of music, light and festive cheer. From Taylor Swift’s “Anti-Hero” and The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” to holiday hits like “Last Christmas” and “All I Want for Christmas Is You”, famous tunes will be getting a classical twist as they’re performed by the talented Vitamin String Quartet surrounded by thousands of twinkling candles.
For film buffs, Candlelight is bringing the scores of some of the world’s favorite Christmas films, including Love Actually, Home Alone and The Holiday to make the festive season the more nostalgic! Orchid Quartet is to take audiences on a memorable journey through some of the most heartwarming on-screen moments that scream Christmas.
Listen to “Love Is All Around”, “Rocking Around the Christmas Tree”, “The Maestro” and Last Christmas” as you’re surrounded by a sea of flickering candles at the Historic Woman’s Club.
Once sweater weather has arrived, it’s time to start making plans for the holiday season. Take a break from the wrapping and frantic shopping for a spell, and find yourself immersed in one of these enchanting Candlelight holiday specials.
Note: For the safety of our audience, all of the candlelight will be provided through flameless candles.