Candlelight invites Bostonians to experience music in a new light with tribute performances to classical greats and contemporary geniuses. From Adele to Nirvana, Vivaldi to Pink Floyd, audiences will be enveloped in the light of hundreds of candles and performances by classically-trained musicians at these breathtaking Candlelight concerts in Boston.
Taking over historic, gorgeous and singular spaces for enchanting evenings, Candlelight opens the doors to experiences in venues you might not have visited before. This season, Candlelight venues include Old South Church, Temple Ohabei Shalom, First Church in Cambridge, Simons Theatre and City Winery Boston, among others.
Featured Candlelight Concerts in Boston
Adele is known for her powerful voice and lyrics, but have you ever asked yourself what her melodies would sound like performed solely in the classical form? Well, the Candlelight series invites you to hear some of the British singer-songwriters greatest hits recreated on strings at First Church in Cambridge. Don’t miss out on the chance to hear “Hello”, “Rumor Has It”, “Chasing Pavements”, and many more performed by a talented string quartet.
The Candlelight series likes to celebrate film scores and soundtracks. And this special tribute to the German composer Hans Zimmer is set to be anything but ordinary. Take your seat at Temple Ohabei Shalom and prepare to be captivated by performances of works from Inception, The Lion King, Dunkirk, and more. Relive every action-packed and heartbreaking scence.
Join Candlelight in celebrating 100 years of Warner Bros. For more than a century now the famous film studio has been producing some of our most beloved tv series and films. This one-of-a-kind tribute is going back to the classics such as Casablanca, The Wizard of Oz, and Friends. At Old South Church, Rasa String Quartet will serenade you with legendary compositions on September 29.
All Upcoming Candlelight concerts in Boston
Candlelight has been met with countless 5-star reviews from all over the USA. Guests have said that the evenings are “a creative, enchanting, and new concert experience” and that “the performers were fantastic!”
“Amazing experience and the musicians will blow you away!” — A Tribute to Coldplay
“Beautiful location. Fantastic performance!!!!! Great experience!” — A Tribute To Taylor Swift
“It was an absolutely amazing performance. You can tell how passionate they are by the way they play. You literally feel it.” — Songs from Magical Movie Soundtracks
“Amazing! Will come to more shows like this!” — A Tribute to Beyoncé
With countless flickering candles illuminating each unique space, the Boston Candlelight concerts will present a collection of classical music over the course of 65 mesmerizing minutes. Don’t miss out on the magic of Candlelight concerts.
You can invite friends, family or a special someone to one of these unforgettable events illuminating the city. What’s more, with a number of concerts to choose from, you can easily find the performance that suits your schedule best.
Note: For the safety of our audience, all of the candlelight will be provided through flameless candles.