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.
The Guildhall in Bath: in the heart of the city
Famous film scores by Hans Zimmer as well as Queen’s biggest hits are being brought to life at the Guildhall in the beautiful city of Bath. You’ll find this impressive venue near the Abbey, Pump Room, and Roman Baths. With its Georgian interior, grand staircase, and breathtaking Parade Gardens overlooking the River Avon and Pulteney Bridge, the Grade I listed building is an idyllic setting for an awe-inspiring Candlelight concert.
Bath Abbey: “House of Prayer for all nations”
The history of Bath Abbey goes as far back as Anglo-Saxon times. Immerse yourself in an enchanting Candlelight concert at this historic venue. Visitors can appreciate 635 memorials on the Abbey’s walls, the ledgerstones, King Edgar Window, and fan vaulted ceiling. Where better to absorb moving melodies than sitting in a storied setting bathed in the glow of hundreds 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.
From barking dogs to summer storms, icy winters and birds chirping in spring, Vivaldi’s The 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.
The Candlelight series invites everyone to experience Miss Americana’s chart-topping hits in a new light surrounded by the glow of hundreds of flickering candles.
Swifties know Taylor’s poetic lyrics and catchy melodies all too well. From the innocence present in her early works defined by simple harmonies and the Baby Taylor guitar to the synth-pop songs on Midnights, Taylor Swift has wholeheartedly given fans an honest insight into the life of a music icon.
Relive some of T-Swizzle’s most memorable eras and captivating beats at this one-of-a-kind tribute concert.
As one of the most well-known film composers in history, Hans Zimmer certainly needs no introduction. Over his 50-year-long career, the genius has composed scores for over 150 films and has multiple Academy Awards and Grammys to his name. A talented string quartet will be performing compositions heard in iconic movies including The Lion King, Inception, The Holiday and Pirates of the Caribbean inside the Guildhall as it bathes in the relaxing glow of candlelight.
After spreading its magic to cities all around the world including London, Paris and New York, Candlelight is heading to Bath to enchant audiences with stunning live music and the magical flicker of hundreds of candles. The beautiful Guildhall will be hosting mesmerising tributes to Hans Zimmer and Queen for concertgoers to enjoy classical music in a whole new light.
These candlelit concerts make for the perfect summer plan to experience with your nearest and dearest or all on your own. The Candlelight series takes place twice each night with two back-to-back 60 minute performances and doors open 45 minutes prior to the concert start time.