This season, lighting up one of Victoria’s most spectacular venues will be a series of classical concerts honoring some of the world’s most noted artists. Candlelight invites everyone to relive some of the greatest works of music of modern day and yesteryear in a concert series paying homage to the likes of Taylor Swift, Halloween favorites and holiday classics.
Candlelight has received enormous success around the world—in cities like Paris, Barcelona, and New York—and the experience is finally here in Victoria with tributes set to take place at Christ Church Cathedral, right in the heart of downtown Victoria. Grab a friend or a date, unwind at an intimate and relaxed setting and let the music sing!
Candlelight is bringing its signature sea of candles to Victoria for a series of concerts paying tribute to some of music’s biggest stars. If you’re into pop music, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. You can enjoy a classical tribute to pop icon, Miss Americana herself, Taylor Swift, and hear some of her chart-topping hits like “Lover” and “Anti-Hero” completely reimagined by the Listeso String Quartet.
This spooky season, Candlelight will be putting audiences under a musical trance at an enchanting evening devoted to Halloween classics. From the spine-tingling scores from movies such as Psycho and The Exorcist to spooky favorites like Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”, this bewitching candlelit concert celebrates some of the scariest songs ever made and is sure to be a thriller, killer night.
And if you’re looking for a unique way to celebrate the holidays this December, look no further than a Candlelight holiday special featuring takes on traditional carols and timeless compositions.
Candlelight Venues in Victoria
Christ Church Cathedral
The Candlelight series is illuminating this historic landmark in Victoria. The Gothic-style Anglican cathedral provides a one-of-a-kind setting for intimate performances bathed in the glow of hundreds of flickering candles. Appreciate the stained glass, 4,000-pipe Hellmuth Wolff organ and other historic pieces while immersing yourself in an evening of mesmerising music.
Candlelight is an experience unlike any other that has been met by countless 5-star reviews, and you won’t want to miss out. The elegant Fort Common and the historic Craigdarroch Castle will play host to a number of concerts all about revisiting classics and modern-day hits through the Candlelight lens.
There’s nothing like listening to your favorite songs and soundtracks surrounded by breathtaking design and the warmth of hundreds of glowing candles. There are two back-to-back performances, so you can choose the one that fits your schedule best.