With breathtaking live music performances performed in magnificent Dublin venues illuminated by a sea of glowing candles, these Candlelight concerts are certainly something to write home about. Get ready to hear spellbinding takes on the music by the likes of Taylor Swift, Coldplay, Queen, Pink Floyd and many more.
Step foot into incredible venues including the enormous O’Reilly Theatre and historic St Andrew’s Parish Church to experience the magic of these enchanting Candlelight concerts. Whether you’re a hardcore rock fan, pop aficionado or classical music enthusiast, Candlelight has the perfect concert for you to enjoy.
Featured Candlelight Concerts in Dublin
This December, find yourself surrounded by the warm glow of countless candles while listening to classical takes on some of the most popular Christmas songs featured in some of your favourite Christmas movies. Performances of “Last Christmas”, “Sleigh Ride”, “Jingle Bells”, “White Christmas”, and many more will transport you to memorable on-screen moments from the likes of The Holiday, Elf, and Home Alone.
Hans Zimmer is known for composing scores for some of the biggest blockbuster movies ever made including The Dark Knight, Interstellar and Inception. Having scored over 150 films, Zimmer has revolutionised modern film scoring thanks to his blend of traditional arrangements and modern sounds. A talented string quartet will be performing the spellbinding pieces from these films and more as St Andrew’s Parish Church comes alive with the glow of candlelight.
This unique event celebrating some of The Beatles’ most popular songs is something you won’t want to miss out on. Thanks to Avoca Strings, the stunning setting at St Andrew’s Parish Church, and thousands of candles, you can discover what happens when the English band’s traditional pop music meets the classical form. “In My Life”, “Let It Be”, “Strawberry Fields Forever”, and more are some of the popular songs included on the setlist.
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Candlelight is a magical concert series that has been met by countless 5-star reviews. The combination of classical renditions of your favourite artists in a beautifully candlelit and intimate venue is simply unparalleled.
“The venue was gorgeous and the performers were amazing. Magical experience 😊” – Hans Zimmer’s Best Works
“Beautiful concert by a very talented pianist. Friendly engagement with audience” – A Tribute to Ludovico Einaudi
“Elite, what an exceptional experience!” – A Tribute to Taylor Swift
“Great experience due to the quality of the musicians, the story they told and the beautiful stage. It was a great evening will go again and recommend for sure” – A Tribute to Coldplay
With the help of Candlelight, intimate and extraordinary atmospheres have been created at some of Dublin’s most beautiful and unique venues. Whether on your own, with a mate, a group of friends, or a special someone, there’s a Candlelight concert to entertain everybody. Just sit back, relax and enjoy the show.
The Candlelight series takes place twice each night with two back-to-back performances that last 60 minutes each. Doors open 30 minutes before start time and late entry is not permitted.