This year, Leeds is being treated to a selection of Candlelight concerts that promise a spellbinding evening with live music in an atmospheric venue. If you’re looking to forget the world for a while, listen to some moving melodies and soak up the soft glow of candlelight, then these mesmerising concerts celebrating the likes of Vivaldi, Joe Hisaishi, and Elvis Presley will be right up your street.
The 900-year-old Wakefield Cathedral, the Gothic Revival-style Leeds Minster and the progressive Left Bank are some of the city’s magnificent venues that are setting the scene for this series of enchanting concerts by Candlelight. All you need to do is take your seat in one of Leeds’ architectural gems and prepare to be transported by the soothing sound of classical compositions, reimagined pop hits or movie soundtracks.
Featured Candlelight Concerts in Leeds
Leeds Minster is set to host an enchanting tribute featuring performances of some of Hans Zimmer’s most beloved works. From music composed for Pirates of the Caribbean and Gladiator to The Lion King’s “This Land”, a classically-trained string quartet will take you on a melodic journey through the German composer’s moving pieces. Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind tribute coming to Leeds this December.
Flickering candles create an intimate atmosphere at this Candlelight concert in tribute to superstar Taylor Swift. There you can immerse yourself in the captivating renditions of Swift’s iconic tunes, including spellbinding songs like ‘Love Story’, ‘You Belong With Me’, and ‘Enchanted’. ‘This concert promises an unforgettable evening celebrating the diverse genres of Taylor Swift’s music. As the melodies of ‘Lover’ and ‘I Knew You Were Trouble’ resonate through the venue, you’ll be transported into the heart of Swift’s lyrical narratives.
If you want to experience some movie magic, there’s an exciting tribute to some of the most successful and fantastical films that have captured our hearts since our childhoods. Think of “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” from Mary Poppins, the uplifting “Colors of the Wind” from Pocahontas, and the magical scores form The Little Mermaid, Frozen and more.
These inspirational melodies and many more will be performed by the gifted String Infusion String Quartet at the gorgeous Leeds Minster. It will be an unforgettable evening you won’t want to miss out on.
All Upcoming Candlelight Concerts in Leeds
Candlelight concerts have been met by countless 5-star reviews, and guests have called it “a creative, enchanting, and new concert experience.”
“Amazing show. Such talent and the atmosphere was perfect!” – A Tribute to Taylor Swift
“It was a fantastic evening. Our 1st show but not our last for sure. The young musicians were an amazing.” – A Tribute to ABBA
“A magical performance! I was quite emotional at times. A different experience & one to remember. Thoroughly enjoyed it. 💗” – A Tribute to Adele
“Absolutely mind-blowing. The pianist was inspirational and truly took my breath away. Her playing was flawless. Thank you for a very memorable evening!” – A Tribute to Ludovico Einaudi
Candlelight is an experience unlike any other, and you won’t want to miss out. Simply sit back and savour the stunning classical takes on modern-day hits and the music of yesteryear.
What’s more, you can make the most of an evening out by inviting friends, family or a special someone along for an unforgettable experience.
Note: For the safety of our audience, all of the candlelight will be provided through flameless candles.