Calm your mind and experience both classical and modern music in a new light with these sensational concerts in some of Albany’s most magical locations. The concert series known simply as “Candlelight” invites everyone to relive some of the greatest works of music, from Vivaldi to Queen, in an intimate and unique atmosphere.
And after having enormous success around the world—in cities like Paris, Barcelona, and New York—the experience is finally here in Albany, featuring the historic Kenmore Ballroom.
Candlelight Concerts in Albany
The Kenmore Ballroom just became one of Candlelight’s most stunning venues, with its intimate space full of wonder. Built in 1878, the stunning ballroom has once hosted performers like Frank Sinatra—its Victorian-style architecture standing out throughout the years. The elegant venue makes for the perfect Candlelight location, with its high ceilings, its breathtaking double staircase and crystal chandelier that continue to amaze those who enter its doors.
Valentine’s Day Special
Make this Valentine’s Day extra special by bringing your significant other to Candlelight’s Valentine’s Day concert. Tributes to songs such as Moon River and My Heart Will Go On make for a romantic evening devoted to love. The performances will take place on February 12 at 6:30pm and 9:00pm.
Some of these enchanting concerts will feature Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, played by the most talented musicians. Vivaldi’s classics will echo through the historic and elegant venue as countless flickering candles will illuminate the unique space.
Albany’s Candlelight concerts will present a collection of legendary music over the course of 60-65 mesmerizing minutes, including a Candlelight concert from Bach to the Beatles and more. Hear the upbeat pop songs of Taylor Swift as soothing melodies surrounded by the gentle glow of candlelight. Played by the mesmerizing Listeso Quartet, your favorite tunes take on a life of their own.
The concerts have been met by countless 5-star reviews, and guests have called it “a creative, enchanting, and new concert experience” and that “the performers were fantastic!”
Candlelight is an experience unlike any other, and you won’t want to miss out. Concerts takes place twice each night with two back to back 60-65 minute performances. Doors will open 45 minutes prior to each show.
Note: For the safety of our audience, all of the candlelight will be provided through flameless candles.