Few composers have left their mark on the musical world quite like Vivaldi. Born in the 17th century, the esteemed genius is still considered to be one of the most iconic musical figures in history. Heading to Canberra this May, this magical Candlelight concert is adding a new lease of life to Vivaldi’s Four Seasons with the help of talented musicians and the enchanting glow of glimmering candles.
This autumn, you’ll hear a string quartet take on the composer’s iconic compositions in one of Canberra’s most beautiful venues. Hundreds of flickering candles will be illuminating All Saints Anglican Church Ainslie for fans to experience Vivaldi’s magnificent concertos that have truly stood the test of time.
Despite being ordained as a priest, Vivaldi eventually decided to follow his passion for music in his early 20s. The composer was heavily inspired by the Baroque style which he applied to the majority of his now world-renowned concertos including his most celebrated works The Four Seasons. This autumn, Candlelight presents this unforgettable tribute to the composer’s most beloved concertos at this mesmerising concert coming to Canberra.
The Four Seasons is a group of four concertos that employ different tempos and tones to best reflect the feelings associated with spring, summer, autumn and winter. To bring these captivating compositions to life, a string quartet will be performing these concertos with the help of two violins, a viola and a cello. Get ready to hear Vivaldi’s most notable works performed in this stunning setting made even more beautiful by the soothing glow of hundreds of candles.
Vivaldi’s Four Seasons are getting the magical Candlelight treatment at this remarkable tribute concert taking place at All Saints Anglican Church Ainslie this May. Don’t miss out on a night of breathtaking live music performances that will envelop audiences in a night of wonder.
The Candlelight series takes place twice each night with two back-to-back performances – one starting at 6:30pm and a later showing at 8:30pm. Performances last 65 minutes and doors open 30 minutes before the show is due to start.