Movies and TV shows wouldn’t be half as moving or entertaining if it wasn’t for the spectacular scores that accompany them. To celebrate these magnificent soundtracks, Candlelight invites you to this series of magnificent tribute concerts to the most recognizable scores in movie and TV history in some of Boston’s most impressive venues.
The Simons Theatre and Temple Ohabei Shalom are just some of the marvelous Boston venues that will be hosting these extraordinary concerts by Candlelight. Hear some of the most iconic scores from Hollywood blockbusters and anime classics or enjoy the wonderful works of legendary composers such as Hans Zimmer at these sensational tribute concerts perfect for music lovers and film buffs alike.
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Candlelight: The Best of Anime
It’s no secret that anime has taken the world by storm in recent years. In fact, since it first came to prominence in Japan over 60 years ago, the genre has captivated audiences from every corner of the globe. This year, Candlelight is bringing the dramatic melodies from your favorite anime movies and series to two magnificent Boston venues. Fans of the art form will be flocking to First Church and The Simons Theatre to hear sensational scores performed by a string quartet and relive the magic of iconic soundtracks that anime lovers have fallen in love with over the years.
The Best of Zelda
Attention Boston Zerds! The iconic music from The Legend of Zelda is coming alive at First Church in Cambridge this summer. You will swell with pride and courage, as you follow Link in his quest to save the magical land of Hyrule from the evil warlord Ganon. Although the music, as its characters, changes from game to game, there is a feeling of melancholy that ties all the tracks together, from the best known Ocarina of Time and Link’s Awakening to Twilight Princess and the more recent Breath of the Wind.
The famous Japanese composer Koji Kondo, known for his work in various Nintendo games, including Super Mario, composed different music for scenes and characters for the initial games, so that the players would immediately orientate themselves within the game. His playful melodies will resonate at First Church in an evening of classical music that will unlock memories and inspire minds.
Candlelight: The Best of Hans Zimmer
Escape from reality for an evening and relive some of the most memorable on-screen moments that cinema has to offer. Candlelight is celebrating the tremendous works of Hans Zimmer —the Oscar-winning, German film score composer who has certainly left his mark on both music and film. Reintroduce yourself to the likes of The Dark Knight, Interstellar and The Lion King at First Church on and Temple Ohabei Shalom and hear breathtaking live music performances in two architectural gems with a rich history right here in Boston.
Candlelight: Songs from Magical Movie Soundtracks
Enjoy songs from your favorite animated movies at this marvelous Candlelight concert at The Simons Theatre. Candlelight is giving concertgoers the chance to release their inner child for a night of music and fun as the Beacon Street Quartet weaves their magic on the main stage. Listen to songs such as Let It Go and Remember Me as well as hit soundtrack tunes such as the infectious Can’t Stop The Feeling! from Trolls while hundreds of candles flicker around you.
Candlelight: 100 Years of Warner Bros.
Candlelight invites you to Old South Church to celebrate 100 years of the iconic Warner Bros. film studios. This enchanting tribute concert lets film lovers listen to the magic of soundtracks from a range of animated classics including The Little Mermaid, The Jungle Book and Frozen. Enter the dazzling worlds of your favorite movies during an evening of breathtaking live music performed by the first-rate Rasa String Quartet.