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.
Join Candlelight in celebrating 100 years of Warner Bros. This special Candlelight concert will pay tribute to some of the most beloved films and tv shows produced by the legendary film studio. Music from The Wizard of Oz, Casablanca, Singin’ in the Rain, and Purple Rain are included on the nostalgic setlist. Relive some of your favourite on-screen moments at St Andrew’s Parish Church this September.
We all know the soul-stirring, nostalgia-inducing soundtracks composed by the brilliant Joe Hisaishi. Soon, St. Andrew’s Parish Church will host an incredible Candlelight concert dedicated to his work. A talented string quartet will perform songs from films like My Neighbour Totoro, Laputa: Castle in the Sky, and Howl’s Moving Castle as candles flicker, illuminating the beautiful space. Anime fans simply can’t afford to miss it!
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. As the talented musicians of Castle String Quartet, you’ll get transported 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.
Ludovico Einaudi’s moving piano pieces are set to receive the Candlelight treatment at St Andrew’s Church this November. Fionnuala Moynihan, a talented pianist, will take to the stage to perform Due Tramonti, Rêverie, Divenire, I Giorni, and many more fan favourites. Cinema lovers will definitely have already encountered Einaudi’s breathtaking works while watching Nomadland, The Father, and The Intouchables.
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.