There are few experiences quite as special as listening to stunning classical renditions of your favorite songs in some of San Diego’s most beautiful open-air settings. Mt. Helix Park and The Greek Amphitheater at PLNU are hosting this series of gorgeous Candlelight concerts that’s giving audiences the chance to hear spellbinding live music performances in these enchanting outdoor settings.
Just when you thought this series of Candlelight concerts couldn’t get any more magical, these fabulous outdoor venues will also be illuminated by the glow of hundreds of glimmering candles. Sit back and listen to a string quartet perform iconic classical compositions and fabulous film scores in a stunning open-air venue that will be lit up by the flicker of candlelight.
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Mt. Helix Park: the crown jewel of East County
Take your seat under the twinkling Californian night sky and hear mesmerizing compositions on strings at the awe-inspiring amphitheater located in Mt. Helix Park. With spectacular views of the surrounding valley and iconic Mount Helix cross, it comes as no surprise that this breathtaking location is one of San Diego’s most photographed places. Get ready to hear the moving melodies of classical music as they flood through this enchanting nature preserve while a sea of glimmering candles illuminates the lush greenery and endless rolling hills that surround you.
The Greek Amphitheater at PLNU: bringing Athens to San Diego
Built in 1901, this spectacular venue was the first Greek amphitheater to be constructed on North American soil. From Shakespearean dramas to riveting recitals, The Greek Amphitheater at PLNU has hosted a range of productions and performances over the last 100 years. Nowadays, this magnificent setting provides the most magical backdrop for this series of captivating Candlelight concerts.
What makes this setting even more extraordinary is its stunning natural surroundings. As the sun sets behind this fabulous venue, you’ll hear the faint crashing of the Pacific Ocean’s waves as they collide with the shoreline in the distance while the surrounding trees sway to the soothing sounds of a string quartet.
With the help of the magical Candlelight glow, these mesmerizing concerts taking place in Mt. Helix Park and The Greek Amphitheater at PLNU are a treat for both the eyes and ears. Feel the wind’s gentle breeze as you listen to classical renditions of some of music’s most iconic compositions in these gorgeous open-air venues located in San Diego.