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For those of you who appreciate great, classical and popular music, here is a new and exciting way to do so in an intimate atmosphere. Better still, it’s affordable!
Welcome to the series of Candlelight Concerts, a tradition that began in Spain in 2019 and launched in St. Petersburg and Tampa last year. Candlelight concerts are a series of classical and popular music concerts that are held in a variety of unique and intimate settings, such as churches, theaters, and even museums. The concerts are known for their relaxing and romantic atmosphere, created by the soft glow of candlelight.
In Sarasota, there are currently several Candlelight concerts scheduled beginning September 9 through October 25, including:
Candlelight #1: A Tribute to Taylor Swift on September 9 at the Sarasota Municipal Auditorium. This concert will feature a selection of Taylor Swift’s most popular songs, performed by a live orchestra.
Candlelight #2 concert in Sarasota: A Tribute to Taylor SwiftOpens in a new window
Candlelight #3: A Tribute to Taylor Swift
Candlelight #4: Vivaldi’s Four Seasons & More on October 25 at the Sarasota Municipal Auditorium. This concert will feature Vivaldi’s iconic Four Seasons, as well as other works by classical composers such as Bach and Mozart.
Candlelight #5 concert in Sarasota: Vivaldi’s Four Seasons & More
Candlelight concert in Sarasota: Vivaldi’s Four Seasons & More
Candlelight # 6: The Best of Hans Zimmer on October 25 at the Sarasota Municipal Auditorium. This concert will feature the music of Academy Award-winning composer Hans Zimmer, including pieces from films such as “The Lion King”, “Pirates of the Caribbean,” and “Inception”.
Candlelight # 7: A Haunted Evening of Halloween Classics on October 26 at the Sarasota Municipal Auditorium. This concert will feature a selection of spooky songs, perfect for the Halloween season and the family.
All the venues in Sarasota hosting Candlelight Concerts will be pitch black, except for the thousands of white, flameless candles that will line the walls and filled the rows of seats.
As noted earlier in this article, the Candlelight Concerts series began in Spain in 2019 and launched in Tampa and St. Petersburg in 2021. The concerts feature the music of popular artists, such as Queen, Ed Sheeran, Coldplay, and Radiohead, played by classical musicians. The goal of the concerts is to make classical music more accessible to a younger audience.
Who is performing? Musicians, who are all members of local arts organizations.
The Candlelight Concerts are a great way to experience music in a new and exciting way. The intimate atmosphere and affordable tickets make them accessible to everyone. .
The name of the company that organizes the Candlelight Concerts is Fever. Tickets for Candlelight concerts in Sarasota are available online.
Buy tickets here: Candlelight Concerts