Having graced a host of cities all over the world, Candlelight concerts have certainly made a name for themselves. Their signature sea of twinkling candles and breathtaking live music performances have dazzled thousands in some of the world’s most incredible venues. And even though these enchanting evenings of music and light have garnered countless five-star reviews, some people are yet to experience the magic of these concerts. So if you still need a little convincing, here are seven reasons to attend a Candlelight concert in San Diego.
1. The super talented musicians
With years of experience performing to audiences around the world, the brilliant musicians that bring their musical talents to this series of candlelit concerts are truly exceptional. String quartets, pianists, jazz bands, orchestras and more have all worked their magic on Candlelight concertgoers, weaving a rich tapestry of sounds in some of San Diego’s most magnificent settings including CHAPEL and Mt. Helix Park.
2. The magical atmosphere
What better way to create an atmosphere that’s as enchanting as it is intimate than by using thousands of flickering candles? There’s nothing more magical than watching the flicker of candlelight dance to the soothing sounds of live music. As concertgoers arrive inside the venue, they’re submerged in a soothing yellow glow that embraces all that enter like a warm hug.
3. Classical composers are celebrated in a new light
Candlelight have always showcased some of the most iconic classical compositions ever produced. From Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and Mozart’s Requiem to Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, these famous works have enchanted audiences for over 100 years, and Candlelight continues to put a spotlight on them. New audiences have been introduced to these timeless pieces, and classical music lovers have been able to hear their favorite compositions in a completely new light.
4. Modern tunes are given a classical twist
If you’re more into contemporary hits than the classical type, then Candlelight has you covered. You can keep it current with concerts dedicated to the likes of Adele and Taylor Swift or throw it back to the 70s and 80s with tributes to ABBA, David Bowie and José José. Consider yourself a movie buff? What about a gaming whizz? Then prepare to experience the magic of the movies and gaming world in a new and unique way with these candlelit tributes to Joe Hisaishi and The Legend of Zelda.
5. Get to know your favorite songs
One of our favorite parts of these candlelit concerts is when the musicians take a break from swooning the audience to share a quick anecdote or fun fact about the song they’re performing. These musical masterminds have a treasure trove of musical knowledge, and have their fair share of stories to tell about the music they’re playing. And who knows? Maybe you’ll learn something about your favorite artist that you never knew before.
6. Unbeatable ticket prices
Tickets start at just $31, which is a pretty good deal if you ask us. Premium tickets that offer the best seats in the house rise to around $60, but there are loads of different price points so that you purchase your tickets based on your budget. With affordable pricing and enchanting experiences, there’s really no excuse not to attend one of these unforgettable Candlelight concerts.
7. Countless five-star reviews
From New York City to Paris, London to Tokyo, Candlelight has dazzled audiences in cities all over the world. The magical concerts have enchanted concertgoers with their magnificent music performances and mesmerizing glow of candlelight, so it’s no surprise that they’ve received countless five-star reviews.
“We loved it. Perfect combination of location, music and string orchestra. It was magical!”
“WOW!! Amazing music, beautiful venue, fantastic staff.”
“Was an amazing venue and an amazing performance!!”
“Really amazing performance, the musicians are incredible.”