Manchester is no stranger to concerts by candlelight but they are soon to be coming to a new venue over the next few months – Halle St Peter’s. Since last September, the storied venue has been bathed in the glow of candlelight as it hosts some of the most amazing tribute concerts. Get ready for the sounds of the Oscar and Grammy-winning film score composer Hans Zimmer, renowned band Fleetwood Mac, and jazz singer-songwriter Ella Fitzgerald.
If jazz isn’t your thing, you can always opt for some pop folk to lift your spirits. On February 23, get ready to pay homage to the amazing Fleetwood Mac. Relive your favourite anthems to the beat of a violinist, pianist and percussionist as you are surrounded by a sea of lights. This is definitely a night you won’t want to miss!
On March 31, Dream A Little Dream as you hear the melodies of sensational legendary jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald. Known for her incredible ability to interpret a song with emotion and skill, Ella’s music is the perfect soundtrack for a candlelit concert. The intimate and romantic atmosphere, makes the perfect setting to experience Fitzgerald’s soul searching music.
But if you are looking to dream even bigger, then look no further because the award-winning composer Hans Zimmer has everything you need and more. From The Lion King, to The Dark Knight, to Sherlock Holmes, Zimmer’s compositions are nothing more than a portal to other worlds— surround yourself by candlelight in Halle St. Peter’s and call it a plan!