Experience classical music in a new light with these sensational Candlelight concerts lighting up the most magical venues in San Diego. From the Legend of Zelda’s unique music to Mozart’s Requiem, Candlelight has a whole host of mesmerizing concerts for you to choose from.
Enjoy spectacular tributes to iconic composers and musicians at magnificent venues across San Diego including CHAPEL, San Diego Central Library and open-air concerts at Mt. Helix Park, and experience a remarkable night of stunning live music.
Featured Candlelight concerts in San Diego
This season, Candlelight invites you to a unique tribute concert to legendary band Queen. “Magnificoo”! Rediscover the band’s most popular and iconic hits that are still loved by fans to this day. “I Want To Break Free”, “Somebody To Love” and “Don’t Stop Me Now” are only a few of the songs that will be brought to life at Star Theatre by the musicians of Range Ensemble.
Fans of anime absolutely need to check out this Candlelight concert that will take them on a magical journey to the heart of Joe Hisaishi’s compositions. Renowned for his collaboration with legendary director Hayao Miyazaki, Hisaishi’s compositions have graced iconic animated films such as Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, and Princess Mononoke. You can hear enchanting melodies from these cinematic masterpieces, illuminated by the soft glow of candlelight plus more at Adams Avenue Theater performed by an incredible string quartet.
Dive headfirst into the holiday spirit with a Candlelight concert dedicated entirely to festive music. Immerse yourself in the enduring melodies of Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece, The Nutcracker as the concert is illuminated by the gentle flicker of candlelight. You will also hear holiday classics like ‘Away in a Manger’,‘Deck The Halls’, and ‘Joy to the World’ performed by a talented strng quartet at the beautiful Adams Avenue Theater.
All upcoming Candlelight concerts in San Diego
The concerts have been met by countless 5-star reviews, and guests have called it “a creative, enchanting, and new concert experience” and that “the performers were fantastic!”
“Just excellent…. A very memorable evening. Looking forward to another one.” — Vivaldi’s Four Seasons
“What a beautiful experience! Can’t wait to return to hear more music.” — A Tribute to Radiohead
“Such a vibe! 😍” — Skrillex to Zedd – Electric Legends on Strings
“Thoroughly enjoyable concert!” — A Tribute to Queen
The intimate atmosphere of Candlelight concerts and the talented musicians will guarantee a night to remember. Candlelight is an experience unlike any other, and you won’t want to miss out.
With countless flickering candles illuminating each unique space, the San Diego Candlelight concerts will present a collection of classical music over the course of 60-65 mesmerizing minutes.
Note: For the safety of our audience, all of the candlelight will be provided through flameless candles.