Experience classical music in a new light with these sensational Candlelight concerts lighting up the most magical venues in San Diego. From cinematic film scores to Neo-soul tributes, 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 Mt. Helix Park, and experience a remarkable night of stunning live music.
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Featured Candlelight concerts
A Tribute to Coldplay at the Kroc Theater
Candlelight is paying homage to one of the most popular British groups of all time, Coldplay. The Range Ensemble string quartet is coming to the performing arts venue, Kroc Theater, to perform covers of some of the iconic band’s greatest hits. The setlist includes “Paradise”, “Fix You”, “Viva La Vida”, and many more fan favorites. Celebrate Coldplay’s anthemic hits with the added treat of classical renditions inspired by Avici’s “Wake Me Up” and Radiohead’s “Creep” at this intimate concert.
Featuring Mozart, Bach, and Timeless Composers at the Neil Morgan Auditorium
This summer, we’re going back to the classics. Listen to the simple, graceful and refined melodies of Classical composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart that will fill your heart with warmth and joy. By contrast, you’ll feel a sense of premonition as you hear Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67: I. Allegro con brio”, more commonly known as “Schicksals-Sinfonie” (Fate Symphony).
Take in Bach’s pleasant melodies and upbeat tempo as DIVISI Amp’d String Quartet plays the German composer’s “Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV 1048: I. Allegro”. It will be a concert that will have you feeling all the feels in an evening dedicated to celebrating the best of the Classical, late Baroque, Romantic and Impressionist periods.
A Tribute to Radiohead at the Neil Morgan Auditorium
“Creep”, “Burn the Witch” and “Everything in Its Right Place” are just some of Radiohead’s sensational hits being performed by a string quartet at this mesmerizing concert by Candlelight. See Neil Morgan Auditorium aglow with hundreds of glimmering candles and hear the British band’s most adored songs like never before thanks to this unforgettable Radiohead tribute.
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!”
“Beautiful program. Wonderful venue Lovely staff. Perfect length of performance. A perfect evening” — Vivaldi’s Four Seasons
“This show was a delight. The atmosphere, the musicians, and the audience made for a wonderful, intimate musical experience. The strings sounded amazing in there.” — Sci-Fi and Fantasy Film Scores
“…even the teenager enjoyed it” — A Tribute to Queen and More
“The venue was beautiful, the musicians were wonderful, and the music was fun. 10/10 would recommend!” — A Tribute to Queen and More
The intimate atmosphere of Candlelight concerts and the talented musicians will guarantee a night to remember. 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. Candlelight is an experience unlike any other, and you won’t want to miss out.
Note: For the safety of our audience, all of the candlelight will be provided through flameless candles.