Do you find yourself still humming the music days after watching a great film? It’s almost impossible not to! Celine Dion’s “My Heart Will Go On” is sacred for Titanic fans and Timon and Pumbaa’s “Hakuna Matata” plays on in our minds after just one viewing of The Lion King. The Candlelight series is paying homage to the power of iconic soundtracks and film scores with these awe-inspiring classical performances.
You can relive action-packed scenes and tear-jerking moments at intimate tributes to the likes of Hans Zimmer and Danny Elfman. Talented musicians are coming to bring breathtaking venues, including Southwark Cathedral and Central Hall Westminster, to life guided by some of the greatest music of all time.
Table Of Contents
- Candlelight: Sci-Fi and Fantasy Soundtracks
- Candlelight: A Tribute to Ennio Morricone
- Candlelight: Tributes to Joe Hisaishi at Glaziers Hall
- The Best of Bollywood and Tollywood on Strings
- Candlelight: Magical Movie Soundtracks at Glaziers Hall
- Candlelight: A Tribute to Ludovico Einaudi at Central Hall
Fans of Stranger Things, Game of Thrones, Avatar, and other sci-fi and fantasy films and tv series won’t want to miss out on this mesmerising performance. Morassi Quartet will transport you to some of the most memorable scenes as they perform soundtracks from the likes of Inception, Dragonheart, Back to the Future and more at Southwark Cathedral.
Candlelight: A Tribute to Ennio Morricone
Having composed more than 500 soundtracks for cinema and television, Ennio Morricone was one of the best soundtrack composers in the world. Relive some of your favorite movie moments with interpretations of music from the likes of Cinema Paradiso, Inglorious Bastards, and The Mission. Candlelight celebrates the amazing works of the legendary composer in multiple evenings, dedicated to bringing the magic of movies and more to stunning venues.
Calling all anime fans! You won’t want to miss out on this enchanting tribute inspired by some of the most well-known films in the anime world. Discover what happens when Joe Hisaishi’s moving works composed for the likes of Princess Mononoke, Whisper of the Heart, and more are brought to life on strings.
Celebrate the best of Indian cinema at this emotive and uplifting tribute coming to Southwark Cathedral. Candlelight is paying homage to some of the most iconic and successful films in Bollywood and Tollywood history and giving them the Candlelight glow.
Tum Hi Ho from Aashiqui 2, Zara Zara from Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein, Jai Ho from Slumdog Millionaire, and many more will be performed by the brilliantly talented musicians of Morassi Quartet, an evening that will take you back to some of your favorite dramatic and lively, on-screen moments.
Immerse yourself in the movie magic of some of your favourite animated films and more inside Glaziers Hall this March. As thousands of candles twinkle away, you’ll hear live renditions of the iconic soundtracks from famous movies that have formed an essential part of your childhood. From Shrek and The Lion King to Beauty and the Beast and Harry Potter, this tribute will be celebrating some of your most beloved films this spring.
Prepare to be mesmerised by the magic of Ludovico Einaudi’s moving pieces inside London’s Central Hall. Talented pianist Elenario Duo will be working their magic on works such as “Elegy For The Arctic”, “Rêverie”, “Divenire”, “I Giorni” and many more of the Italian pianist’s stunning compositions. Sit back and relax as the simple yet deeply moving melodies wash over you in the soothing candlelit setting.
Candlelight concerts cover a wide range of music genres, including jazz, rock, neo-soul, hip-hop, and classical. This season, the Candlelight series is taking on all of the drama of soundtracks and film scores to bring some of your favorite on-screen moments to life. With two back-to-back performances of each concert on the night, you can find a show that suits your schedule.
Note: For the safety of our audience, all of the candlelight will be provided through flameless candles.