Candlelight is giving Mancunions the chance to experience live music in a new light at these enchanting concerts. Some of Manchester’s most remarkable venues are lighting up with the combination of sensational live music performances and the glow of flickering candlelight.
Manchester Cathedral and Hallé St Peter’s are setting the scene for this series of spectacular Candlelight concerts. Listen to a string quartet take on Hollywood’s most iconic movie soundtracks or hear how songs from legendary groups like Queen and ABBA get a classical makeover at these wonderful concerts that can’t be missed.
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Nestled in the heart of Ancoats, Hallé St Peter’s has been a music haven for locals ever since its opening in 2013. Over the years, the Grade II listed former church has provided a home for local musicians, choir singers and budding thespians to perfect their craft. The venue’s high ceilings and beautiful oak floor complement the ivory arched walls that surround this beautiful setting that makes for the perfect Candlelight spot. With a gorgeous interior and amazing acoustics, it’s no wonder why couples have to hire the venue years in advance for their wedding day.
As one of the city’s oldest buildings, Manchester Cathedral is practically overflowing with history. In fact, the building is thought to date back to as early as the 13th century evident through its striking Gothic architecture. Late medieval wooden furnishings and multiple 16th century misericords surround this stunning venue that now lends itself to this spectacular series of Candlelight concerts as well as daily church services.
Candlelight only selects the most unique venues around the world to host these enchanting concerts. Needless to say, Manchester Cathedral and Hallé St Peter’s are some of the most extraordinary venues that the city has to offer, and these Candlelight concerts are going to make them even more special.