The Candlelight series is known for celebrating numerous music genres, including jazz, pop, hip-hop, neo-soul, rock, and classical. This season, Candlelight is honoring some of the greatest movies and tv series of all time with concerts featuring performances of iconic soundtracks and film scores taking place at magnificent venues across Denver. From the best of Joe Hisaishi and Hans Zimmer to Halloween classics, you can hear awe-inspiring music in a new light.
These sensational concerts will be taking place at spectacular locations such as the Kirk of Highland and Heritage Lakewood Belmar Park. Out in the open air, the music travels softly and washes over you surrounded by nature and the glow of hundreds of flickering candles.
Having composed music for over 150 films, Hans Zimmer has revolutionized the approach to film scoring. The award-winning German composer integrates electronic music with traditional orchestral arrangements. With the classical element in his works in mind, recreating his legendary soundtracks from the likes of Pirates of the Caribbean, Gladiator, and The Lion King provides the full Zimmer experience. This season, the Kirk of Highland and St. Cajetan’s will be hosting this series of tributes to the film composer as thousands of candles illuminate the grand space around you.
Embark on a captivating journey at the Kirk of Highland, where a mesmerizing Candlelight concert dedicated to magical movie soundtracks awaits. This enchanting event promises to whisk you away beloved childhood tales with music from films such as The Lion King, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, and Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. Under the warm, flickering candlelight, these timeless melodies will awaken your inner child and transport you to the heartwarming moments of these classic movies.
Soundtracks and film scores deserve the dramatic backdrop of breathtaking architecture, natural surroundings, and a sea of candles. The spectacular atmosphere it creates somehow brings the magic of legendary films and tv series to life in a new and unexpected way. Immerse yourself in an evening of cinema and music at one of these unique Candlelight performances in Denver.
The concerts have been met by countless 5-star reviews, and guests have called it “a creative, enchanting, and new concert experience.”
Note: For the safety of our audience, all of the candlelight will be provided through flameless candles.