Movie soundtracks enhance the emotional impact of a film and are a crucial part of storytelling. We all know that music has the ability to evoke powerful emotions in people, and a well-chosen soundtrack can help to amplify the mood and atmosphere of a scene. To celebrate the amazing soundtracks that have accompanied some of our favorite films, Candlelight invites you to a series of tribute concerts to some of the most iconic scores in movie history.
The themes from Interstellar and The Wizard of Oz, are only some of the soundtracks you’ll get to hear at the upcoming Candlelight concerts. To top it all, Candlelight is bringing its signature sea of candles in some of Nottingham’s greatest venues, such as National Justice Museum and Nottingham Contemporary.
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You don’t have to be a die-hard cinephile to know who Hans Zimmer is or recognize his work in film. The German composer has been telling stories through music since the 1980s. He’s composed for over 150 films to date and has 2 Oscars and 4 Grammys under his belt.
There’s really no better way of honouring the iconic composer, than with a dazzling classical tribute performed by a talented string quartet. You can expect to hear a tribute to Zimmer’s music from The Lion King, Inception, Gladiator, The Dark Knight, and many more, at the remarkable National Justice Museum.
Lastly, Candlelight is also celebrating 100 years of the iconic Warner Bros. film studios, one of the leaders in the American film and TV industry. This enchanting tribute concert lets film lovers listen to the magic of the award-winning soundtracks from a range of classics including Casablanca, Singin’ in the Rain and The Wizard of Oz, to more recent box office successes like A Star Is Born and Wonder Woman.
Enter the dazzling worlds of your favorite movies during an evening of breathtaking live music performed by the talented Ensemble M. The elegant art gallery has presented more than 50 exhibitions since its opening and this year, it will completely be transformed by Candlelight as it plays host to an intimate and moving classical concert.
Candlelight has charmed audiences around the world and has now come to illuminate Nottingham’s greatest venues in a series of movie soundtracks tribute concerts. Performed live by first-rate musicians, you’ll get to relive your favorite moments of film with a classical twist.
Nottingham Contemporary and The National Justice Museum will be transformed by the power of the films’ iconic music and hundreds of candles. After such a brilliant programme and stunning setting, “are you not entertained”?