With its sea of candles, exceptionally-talented musicians and wide-ranging selection of concerts, the Candlelight series enchants and enthralls audiences all year round. Get ready for unforgettable live-music performances at the stunning Baha’I Centre of Learning and Hobart Town Hall.
Whether your go on your own, with a mate, a group of friends, or a special someone, there’s a Candlelight concert to entertain everybody. Take a look below to see what’s coming up and which Candlelight concert will move you next.
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Featured Candlelight Concert
Candlelight Soundtracks: Rings & Dragons
Get transported to the magical lands of Westeros and Middle-earth through this stunning classical tribute to two of the most popular fantastical franchises, The Lord of the Rings and Game of Thrones. As you listen to “The Caverns of Isengard” with its imposing notes, you can’t help but feel threatened as you’re reminded of Saruman’s rise to power. You’ll get a sense of premonition as the first notes of “Winter is Coming” sound in Baha’I Centre of Learning, played masterfully by Strings on Fire. It will be an enchanting evening to remember.
All Upcoming Candlelight Concerts in Hobart
The atmosphere of hundreds of candles is a wondrous spectacle that amplifies the live-music experience. And, for the length of the 60-65 minute performance, the candle-music combo creates a parallel realm where audiences are carried away by each and every note played.
So far, Hobart’s sensational Candlelight concerts have lent their gentle glow to Vivaldi, Hans Zimmer, Joe Hisaishi and a selection of Christmas classics. However, this year sees Candlelight expand on its Tasmanian program to now include tributes to rock legends and pop icons.
Intimate and extraordinary atmospheres will continue to be created at some of the city’s most beautiful and unique venues, but one of the recurring questions regarding Candlelight is, What do you wear to Candlelight?
The simple answer is that Candlelight has no dress code and there is no obligation to dress up in your finest attire—it’s not the opera. However, to save you from any drama, then think smart-casual with an emphasis on being comfortable, clean and relaxed.
Candlelight has been met with countless 5-star reviews since arriving in Hobart. Guests have said that the evenings are “a creative, enchanting, and new concert experience” and that “the performers were fantastic!”
“Brilliant Coldplay and a string quartet, two of my favourite things.” – A Tribute to Coldplay
“I loved this so much!” – A Tribute to Coldplay
“The musicians were amazing and quite obviously loved what they were doing, and the candles set the perfect mood! Definitely doing this again!” – A Tribute to Coldplay
“Such a fantastic event. #Stringsonfire were incredible.” – A Tribute to Coldplay
Give the Gift of Candlelight
The Candlelight gift card is the gift of a candlelit, live-music experience. They’re immensely popular and are capable of captivating all thanks to the broad range of genres that Candlelight celebrates. Whether the gift card is for a mate, a date, or for the family, they’ll be sure to find a concert that shines bright and catches their eye now or in the near future.Candlelight Gift Card
Typically, there are two Candlelight concerts every evening, an early and a later session, which gives audiences ample choice and opportunity to experience music by Candlelight the way they would like to. It also gives audiences plenty of time to go out for dinner before or after and make the night an even more memorable experience.
With tickets for as little as $40 depending on the concert seating, Candlelight is a night out that almost everybody will enjoy. Those that don’t, aren’t big fans of music or candles.
Please note: For the safety of performers and the audience, all of the candlelight will be provided through flameless candles.