Experience live music in softly glowing light with these sensational concerts. Candlelight invites everyone to experience some of the best and most beloved music to have graced our ears over the years in a new way. From glamorous ABBA, the indie sounds of Oasis to the dynamic music of Hans Zimmer, whatever your musical preference, you’ll be in for a treat.
Taking place in some of Manchester’s most magical locations, Grade I listed Manchester Cathedral, the spectacular space at Halle St. Peter, and >the Stroller Hall<, just to name a few, you won’t want to miss the chance to experience these Candlelight concerts.
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Featured Candlelight concerts in Manchester
If you are a fan of one of the most popular singers today, then you won’t want to miss out on this one-of-a-kind tribute to Ed Sheeran. A talented string quartet is taking to the stage at Manchester Cathedral to perform classical takes on some of the singer’s greatest hits. Songs such as “Bad Habits”, “Lego House”, and more are being reimagined during the 60-minute concert celebrating Ed Sheeran’s distinctive discography.
With the recent release of Streisand’s memoir, My Name’s Barbra, what better way to honour the star by listening to classical takes on some of her most famous songs. A talented string quartet is coming to Hallé St Peter’s to perform a 75-minute concert guided by melodies such as “Woman in Love”, “Memory”, “The Way We Were”, “Rain On My Parade”, and many more. Rediscover what makes Barbra Streisand so unqiue at this mesmerising performance.
Manchester Cathedral is being brought to life this December by a captivating Candlelight concert inspired by some of the legendary band Queen’s greatest hits. From “Bohemian Rhapsody” and “Don’t Stop Me Now” to “Love of My Life” and “We Will Rock You”, this candlelit tribute will see Bloomsbury Music Group String Quartet take fans on a journey through the group’s impressive back catalogue.
All upcoming Candlelight Concerts in Manchester
Candlelight has been met with countless 5-star reviews since arriving in Manchester. Guests have said that the evenings are “a creative, enchanting, and new concert experience” and that “the performers were fantastic!”
“It was an amazing performance, I enjoyed every minute of it! Must see concert for sure.” – A Tribute to ABBA
“Brilliant experience. Loved hearing the Queen songs played by such a talented string quartet and what a beautiful venue” – A Tribute to Queen
“The string quartet is fantastic. Mood and atmosphere made me an unforgettable moment.” – Best of Vivaldi & Mozart
“It was a truly lovely evening. The setting was just stunning and the performance of both the quartet & the dancers was excellent -we will most certainly book other concerts loved it!” – Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker & More ft. Ballet
There’s something for everyone this season, from rock legends, jazz royalty, to beloved film soundtracks, so don’t hesitate to grab a ticket and experience the warmth of glimmering candles in Manchester’s most excellent locations.
Candlelight is an experience unlike any other, that has mesmerised the biggest cities around the world.
Note: For the safety of our audience, all of the candlelight will be provided through flameless candles.
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