The popular Candlelight concert series invites you to a magical evening of classical music that will transport you to the kingdom of Hyrule at this stunning tribute to The Legend of Zelda. If you’re a die-hard Zerd, you might be familiar with the instrumental role the music plays in the beloved video game. And if you’re only just discovering Zelda, you’ll be entranced by the whimsical melodies of Link’s Awakening, Ocarina of Time, Twilight Princess, and more.
On September 14, the popular Majorette will swap its modern dishes and creative cocktails for lyrical melodies and a sea of twinkling candles. Reminisce about the colorful characters and settings and celebrate the new release of the fairytale adventure game with an unforgettable musical experience you’ll remember for years to come.
The Zelda saga has transcended generations and become a pop culture classic. Besides the likable characters and the heroic tasks, the video game is well known for its simple yet expressive soundtrack. The composer of the original games, Japanese legend Koji Kondo used influences of world music, folk, medieval and 20th century classical music to create intricate and lyrical melodies. Inspired by the Kyoto countryside, he composed music that often triggers upcoming events, marking the use of music as a heuristic mechanism in gameplay.
It’s not just Ocarina of Time that uses musical instruments for the completion of tasks. Other games have have incorporated this feature, where you input musical notes in order to solve puzzles and access new areas. Celebrate Zelda’s rich music by listening to the themes of The Legend of Zelda (1986), A Link to the Past (1991), Ocarina of Time (1998), among others, played by the talented DIVISI’s Amp’d String Quartet.
On September 14, join Link and Zelda in their quest to save Hyrule from Ganon, as you listen to the nostalgic melodies played brilliantly by the talented DIVISI’s Amp’d String Quartet. Taking place at Majorette, there are two performances planned, at 6:30pm and 8:45pm.
Candlelight is a multi-sensory musical experience that has charmed audiences worldwide with its take on classical music. It’s received rave reviews from audiences all over the world and this season it’s coming to St. Louis next. Don’t miss out on an evening of classical music and Zelda magic!