In the city’s most enchanting cultural venues, Candlelight celebrates the world’s greatest artists. Unforgettable live music at tribute concerts to pop stars like Taylor Swift and Coldplay or great composers like Vivaldi and Einaudi will transport you to an idyllic oasis of calm that we all need.
What is Candlelight?
Experience the enchanting fusion of thousands of LED candles and the artistry of professionally-trained musicians with the global music series, Candlelight. Beginning with tributes to classical masters like Vivaldi and Mozart, the series continuously evolves to include contemporary icons such as Coldplay, Queen and Taylor Swift as well as Oscar-winner Hans Zimmer and Studio Ghibli musical maestro Joe Hisaishi.
Special editions for occasions like Valentine’s, summer, and Halloween cater to diverse tastes year-round, promising a Candlelight concert for everyone. No matter your choice, Candlelight creates a unique atmosphere in spectacular venues, making every one truly unforgettable.
Taking place at Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l’Assomption, these mesmerising concerts will take audiences on an unforgettable journey guided by some of the greatest music of all time.
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.
Immerse yourself in a candlelit evening inspired by one of the most successful alternative rock bands in the world. Since releasing their debut album, Parachutes, in 2000, Coldplay has continued to be experimental with their sound and redefine the musical landscape with symphonic hits.
Whether you turn to Coldplay for easy listening or are moved by their soulful lyrics and piano-driven melodies, this Candlelight concert is ‘going back to the start’ by taking audiences on a captivating musical journey through some of the highlights from the group’s impressive discography.
The Candlelight series invites everyone to experience Miss Americana’s chart-topping hits in a new light surrounded by the glow of thousands 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.
All upcoming Candlelight concerts
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.