From the spine-chilling notes of the Jaws theme song to the nostalgic orchestral sounds of Harry Potter’s opening credits, movie soundtracks have helped define the most iconic movies of the last 100 years. Candlelight is celebrating these mesmerising scores with the help of talented musicians who will be performing some of the most recognisable melodies from film in a stunning Dublin setting.
Taking place at St Andrew’s Parish Church, these spectacular tribute concerts are paying homage to the masterminds behind some of the most iconic soundtracks in movie history. Sit back, relax and enjoy the magic of the movies in a whole new light at this unforgettable musical experience.
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Candlelight Christmas: Love Actually, Home Alone & More at O’Reilly Theatre and St Andrew’s Parish Church
Immerse yourself in the enchanting melodies of the Christmas season as you’ve never done before at a Candlelight concert that pays homage to the beloved songs from classic Christmas films like Love Actually and Home Alone. Whether you’re an ardent fan of these timeless movies or you just want to make some unforgettable memories, it will certainly put you in the festive spirit. Hear songs like ‘Jingle Bells’, ‘Last Christmas’, ‘Rocking Around The Christmas Tree’, and ‘Little Drummer Boy’, all under the gentle glow of flickering candlelight at both The O’Reilly Theatre and St Andrew’s Parish Church.
Hans Zimmer is known for his immense contribution to film, having scored over 150 projects across all mediums that have earned him innumerable awards. The German composer’s music will be celebrated this season at the historic St. Andrew’s Parish Church and O’Reilly Theatre. The talented musicians will transport you to iconic on-screen moments as you hear the familiar tunes from movies in the likes of Inception, The Lion King, Gladiator and The Dark Knight.
If you’re a fan of Christopher Nolan’s films, you won’t want to miss out on this special tribute featuring some of the familiar music heard in the likes of Oppenheimer, Interstellar, The Prestige, and more. Taking place at St Andrew’s Parish Church this December, the Candlelight concert honours the award-winning British-American filmmaker at a historic venue in Dublin.
Anime fans can discover what happens when music from their favorite fictional worlds meets the classical form with this enchanting Candlelight concert coming to Dublin. Talented musicians will recreate melodies heard in My Neighbour Totoro, Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle, and more using string instruments. Fall under the spell of anime as Avoca Strings transports you to some of the most magical and memorable scenes.
No matter what type of movies you’re into, this spectacular Candlelight series is celebrating so many genres of film that you’re sure to find a concert perfect for you. Reminisce in the nostalgia of your favourite childhood movie and relive the most thrilling scenes from the big screen at these extraordinary concerts that will be illuminating Dublin’s St Andrew’s Parish Church.
Note: For the safety of our audience, all of the candlelight will be provided through flameless candles.