Candlelight is spreading its love of live music in unique and historic venues to new audiences. The broad music selection, from classical greats to contemporary icons, combined with the atmosphere created by its trademark sea of candles is hard to beat, which is why the city’s first Candlelight concerts have all sold out.
However, there is no need to worry if you missed out or if you already want to buy more tickets because Candlelight has announced a new set of dates. And, tickets are already on sale.
What is Candlelight?
Candlelight is a series of concerts that are all performed by classically-trained musicians. Solo pianists, string quartets and other musical ensembles take to the stage to envelop and enchant audiences with a rich tapestry of sound all while hundreds—sometimes thousands—of LED candles flicker and twinkle and cast light onto the walls. It’s almost as if the flameless light magically dances to the notes being played.Gone is the production element and from behind the studio effects, your favorite songs resound as you’ve never heard them before. It’s a sight and sound to behold, and one that you’ll want to experience again and again.
Designed by local architects Shaw and Dowden, Candlelight’s first concerts in Ballarat will take place at the historic St Patrick’s Cathedral.
The magical Candlelight series presents an enchanting evening fit for royalty at this spectacular Queen tribute concert.Ever since their debut in the early 70s, the larger-than-life rock band has enamoured fans all around the world with their anthemic songs, iconic music videos and flair for showmanship. From Bohemian Rhapsody to We Will Rock You, their biggest hits have become staples of the rock and pop genres and have heavily influenced countless artists over the past 50 years.Be enchanted by the flicker of candlelight as it dances to stunning renditions of Queen’s timeless tunes at this unforgettable tribute to one of the most iconic bands in history.
From barking dogs to summer storms, icy winters and birds chirping in spring, Vivaldi’s Four Seasons is one of history’s greatest “program music” compositions.
Best known for his four-part masterpiece, it describes landscapes and scenes, evokes feelings and emotions and brings forth memories without the need for words. You know it without knowing you know it and it never tires, gets old or ceases to amaze.
Pay tribute to the brilliant, eternal and classic compositions of Vivaldi surrounded by a sea of candles.
Candlelight is ringing in the festive season with a tribute to some of our favourite Christmas films, including Love Actually, Home Alone and Home Alone 2.
Scored by some of the most notable musicians and composers in the industry, namely Craig Armstrong and John Williams, and featuring iconic holiday season melodies like “Let It Snow”, “All I Want For Christmas” and “Last Christmas”, these enchanting scores really resonates with our holiday traditions.
The heartwarming music from these films signifies the celebration of togetherness, the joy of giving and the magic of Christmas. They serve as a testament to the power of music in uniting communities, spreading festive cheer and capturing the essence of this special time of year.
The wondrous spectacle is a spellbinding experience open to all music lovers. With multiple ticket types and affordable prices, Candlelight is the experience that affords all audiences the pleasure of listening to live music in a new setting.Doors open 30-45 minutes before the concert start time to also allow audiences the opportunity to bask in the glow of candlelight and take in the atmosphere. Performances also generally take place two or three times per evening, allowing guests the opportunity to grab dinner before or after their concert.