Candlelight concerts are continuing to blow audiences away in the City of Angels with tributes to timeless composers, contemporary classics and soundtracks from iconic films. From Bach to Whitney Houston, Luis Miguel to the lyrical music of The Best of Joe Hisaishi as well, there’s an intimate atmosphere waiting for you.
This season, Candlelight is lighting up venues across the city and beyond. Churches and cathedrals will be bathed in the light of hundreds of candles as well as historic spaces like Old Town Music Hall, the Historic Women’s Club, The Colony House and The Richard Nixon Library & Museum.
Featured Candlelight Concerts in Los Angeles
Queen’s biggest hits will soon resound at Skirball Cultural Center. This legendary band really needs no introduction. Fans know the British rock group for its anthemic hits, unique lyrics, and distinctive sound. And this December, you can hear Queen’s captivating beats in a charming setting, surrounded by thousands of candles. Listen to classical takes on “Bohemian Rhapsody”, “We Will Rock You”, “We are the Champions” and many more, performed by the gifted Orchid Quartet.
The powerful scores of the notable film composer Hans Zimmer are coming alive at Skirball Cultural Center. Whether you’re familiar with his work in science fiction films like Inception and Interstellar or the epic Gladiator, one thing is guaranteed: you’ll revisit some of the most memorable moments in cinema history as you’re surrounded by thousands of flickering candles. The talented musicians of Orchid Quartet will take on these scores and many more in celebration of the living German legend.
Merry souls don’t want to miss out on a spectacular Candlelight concert featuring music from the festive likes of The Nutcracker and The Four Seasons. Between moving melodies by Tchaikovksy and Vivaldi and takes on traditional carols like “Deck the Halls”, this holiday performance inspires nostalgia and offers a heartwarming experience this December. Invite your friends and family along for a memorable evening out.
All Upcoming Candlelight Concerts in Los Angeles
Candlelight has been met with countless 5-star reviews from all over the USA. Guests have said that the evenings are “a creative, enchanting, and new concert experience” and that “the performers were fantastic!”
“Such a beautiful way to celebrate the mastery of Joe Hisaishi!” – The Best of Joe Hisaishi
“Amazing music at an amazing venue!” – 100 Years of Warner Bros.
“Incredible evening! 10/10 would recommend.” A Tribute to Queen & More
“Beautiful and funny❤️” – A Tribute to Coldplay
This summer, Candlelight continues to spread its magic to cities all over the world including Madrid, Paris, London and, of course, Los Angeles. Whether you want to experience the magic of these enchanting concerts with a friend, significant other or on your own, you’re sure to enjoy an unforgettable candlelit tribute like no other.
The Candlelight series takes place twice each evening with two back-to-back 60-65 minute performances. Doors open at least 45 minutes prior to each show, plenty of time to sit back in the glow of hundreds of candles, relax and get ready for the show.
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