This season, Candlelight concerts are casting their spell on magnificent venues across Birmingham. Be whisked away by the soothing sounds of classical music as talented musicians work their magic on songs and compositions by the likes of Pink Floyd, Oasis, Hans Zimmer, Adele and many more musical superstars.
Surrounded by some of the most beautiful gardens in the UK, The Birmingham Botanical Gardens and the city’s most iconic landmark St Phillip’s Cathedral are lighting up with the glow of hundreds of flickering candles for a magical evening you won’t soon forget. Sit back, leave your troubles at the door and unwind to the soothing notes of live music while bathing in the warm glow of candlelight.
Featured Candlelight Concerts in Birmingham
What better way to get in the Christmas spirit of things by attending a candlelit concert celebrating some of the most familiar melodies heard in holiday films like Love Actually and Home Alone 2. Imagine your reliving the scenes from The Holiday and more while listening to classical takes on “Winter Wonderland”, “Jingle Bells”, “Somewhere in my Memory”, and other Christmas favourites at Birmingham Cathedral St Philips.
Antonio Vivaldi’s four-part masterpiece is being brought to life by a classically-trained string quartet at The Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Performing the complete Four Seasons, the musicians will serenade you with the sounds of spring, summer, autumn, and winter. Where better to celebrate the Venetian composer’s famous concertos than at a venue on 15 acres of exotic flora?
Joe Hisaishi is a famous composer known for his work with Studio Ghibli. And if you’re a fan of anime, you won’t want to miss out on this enchanting tribute to some of Hisaishi’s greatest pieces. Music from Kiki’s Delivery Service, Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle, and more is being performed by a skilled string quartet at Birmingham Cathedral.
All Upcoming Candlelight Concerts in Birmingham
These Candlelight concerts have been met by countless 5-star reviews since arriving in Birmingham and guests have called it “a creative, enchanting, and new concert experience.”
“Perfect , superb performance ⭐️” – A Tribute to Ludovico Einaudi
“A fantastic evening, that both me and my girlfriend enjoyed thoroughly. A great performance in a quirky venue. Birmingham needs more events like this.” – Hip Hop’s Greatest Hits
“Fantastic absolutely amazing music The musicians were fabulous loved every minute of it 😀” – A Tribute to ABBA
These intimate concerts have dazzled audiences in over 170 cities around the world including New York, Madrid, Paris and, of course, Birmingham. Bring your nearest and dearest or come alone and simply sit back and savor the stunning orchestral takes on modern-day hits and the music of yesteryear. Candlelight is an experience unlike any other, and you won’t want to miss out.
The Candlelight series takes place twice each night with two back-to-back performances. Each concert lasts 60 minutes and doors open 30 minutes before the start time.
Note: For the safety of our audience, all of the candlelight will be provided through flameless candles.