The Candlelight series is returning to Nashville with its original concept and signature glow. Experience music in a new light with these enchanting performances that dive into the works of great composers and contemporary artists with intimate tributes to remarkable pieces of music.
This spring, The Parthenon takes center stage for this series of magnificent Candlelight concerts. Hear tributes to iconic bands like Coldplay and Queen as well as classical geniuses like Vivaldi and Mozart at this magical series of Candlelight concerts in one of Nashville’s most enchanting venues.
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Featured Candlelight Concerts
Candlelight: Sci-Fi and Fantasy Film Scores
From nail-biting suspense and action, to uplifting heroics and triumph, sci-fi and fantasy movie scores can evoke a range of emotions in people, depending on the mood and tone of the scene. Candlelight invites all music lovers and film buffs to a very special concert series paying homage to some of the most recognizable scores in movie history. This includes the themes from Doctor Who, Back To The Future, Interstellar and Game Of Thrones, among others.
When a soundtrack perfectly captures the mood of a movie, it can be incredibly impactful for us viewers. These memorable melodies connect with audiences on a deeper level. As the incredibly talented Listeso String Quartet takes to the stage to play classical renditions of some of the most iconic movie scores in cinema history, guests should definitely expect feeling a sense of nostalgia. Add to that a gorgeous sea of twinkling candles, and you’ve got a spellbinding evening you won’t forget any time soon.
Candlelight: 100 Years of Warner Bros.
To celebrate Warner Bros. film studios’ 100th anniversary, Candlelight presents this unforgettable tribute concert to their most iconic film soundtracks. A string quartet will be taking on scores from popular movies including Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and Casablanca while hundreds of flickering candles illuminate The Parthenon. Experience the magic of the movies like you’ve never done before at this stunning Candlelight concert.
Candlelight: Mozart’s Requiem and More
Mozart is one of the most prolific and influential composers of not only the Classical period, but in music history. Born in 1756, the beloved musician composed over 800 compositions in his lifetime. This enchanting Candlelight concert is set to pay homage to some of Mozart’s most revered works at The Parthenon this summer. From Requiem in D Minor to Serenade No. 13 for Strings in G Major, you’ll hear these captivating compositions and more performed by a talented string quartet in this spectacular candlelit setting.
All Upcoming Candlelight Concerts in Nashville
Candlelight concerts have received countless 5-star reviews and will be continuing to dazzle audiences in Nashville.
“Music was amazing. Venue was fantastic.” – A Tribute to Queen and More
“Fantastic evening, will go to future events.” – A Tribute to Queen and More
“Beyond amazing!” – A Tribute to Taylor Swift
“Amazing. Atmosphere, sound, setup and, of course, performance; all was just perfect for a Saturday night classical event.” – Candlelight Ballet: Featuring Tchaikovsky and More
Hundreds of flickering candles will be illuminating The Parthenon for these Candlelight concerts that will present a collection of classical music over the course of 65 mesmerizing minutes. With a variety of tributes to choose from, you are certain to find something that suits your tastes.