St Columb’s Cathedral, with its profound historical and cultural resonance, is opening its majestic doors to usher in the mesmerizing Candlelight series. These enchanting candlelit concerts, celebrated worldwide, span the realms of timeless compositions, contemporary artist performances, and special seasonal events, promising a diverse and captivating musical journey for all attendees.
Experience events like no other at St. Columb’s Cathedral. Within the historic walls of this stunning cathedral, music meets thousands of flickering candles, creating an incomparable atmosphere. The acoustics of the cathedral enhance the melodic resonance elevating every note. The intimate interplay of light and shadows, illuminated by flickering candles, adds an enchanting dimension, transforming the concert into a visual and auditory feast.
So, why not celebrate with a Candlelight concert? Birthdays, Christmas, Valentine’s Day – it’s a constant battle to keep up with gifts and occasions but with Candlelight it isn’t. Gift the gift of a stunning performance and the recipient can choose an event that suits them. Simple and so thoughtful!
Featured Candlelight concerts
Llandaff Cathedral will come to life this season with enchanting tributes to Coldplay. Listen to some of the group’s best chart-topping hits while sitting surrounded by thousands of candles. With songs like “Clocks”, “Speed of Sound”, “Something Just Like This”, and many more set to be performed, prepare to be amazed by classical takes on anthemic and goosebump-worthy tracks.
Candlelight has been met with countless 5-star reviews since arriving in Derry. Guests have said that the evenings are “a creative, enchanting, and new concert experience” and that “the performers were fantastic!
“Such a wonderful evening, excellent musicians.”
“Lovely atmosphere, amazing artists… very talented. Was lovely and warm inside and the candles everywhere was gorgeous. Well organized with helpful and friendly staff at the door. Thank you. Can highly recommend it for an evening out.”
“Amazing experience once again, absolutely brilliant.”
Don’t miss out on elevating the musical experience to new, dreamy heights. The sight of hundreds of flickering candles is a wondrous spectacle bathing Derry’s most stunning venues. Go on a musical journey while you sit back and savour the stunning atmosphere that surrounds you!
The Candlelight series takes place twice each night with two back-to-back 60-minute performances and doors will open an hour prior to each show.
Note that for the safety of our audience, all of the candlelight will be provided through flameless candles.