Music, according to the award-winning composer Hans Zimmer, is 50% of a movie. It gives films and tv shows a sense of rhythm—a flow—and well-known scenes have been amplified by music and the fantastic, the surreal and the wonder elevated to extremes. Experience these Candlelight concerts celebrating soundtracks and more at some of Brisbane’s finest venues.
Reintroduce yourself to some of the unforgettable tracks that have stolen their way into our hearts. Taking place at the likes of the Masonic Memorial Centre and St. John’s Cathedral, these candlelit evenings are set to be just as magical as the on-screen productions their honouring.
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Spirited Away, Totoro, Howl’s Moving Castle and many more iconic films will be paid tribute to at this unforgettable Candlelight concert. Joe Hisaishi has scored some of the most famous anime movies, so it’s only right for Candlelight to pay homage to the music genius and his sensational works. Take your seat inside the stunning St. John’s Cathedral and be surrounded by thousands of flickering candles at this utterly enchanting musical experience.
Movie fans need not look any further than this special tribute to Hans Zimmer. Taking place at the Grand on Ann, the mesmerising performance features awe-inspiring takes on music from Gladiator, Pearl Harbor, Madagascar, Sherlock Holmes, and other legendary films. Discover what happens when Zimmer’s powerful compositions meet Paradiso Strings this December in Brisbane.
If you’re looking for a unique plan to enjoy with your little ones, or are a huge fan of everything Pixar, superheroes, and more, then this tribute to magical movie soundtracks if for you. Chromatica and Paradiso String are coming to Grand on Ann this season to perform renditions of familiar music from the likes of Frozen, Mulan, The Lion King, The Avengers, and more. Don’t miss out on this spectacular concert illuminating Brisbane.
Let the soulful tunes of a mesmerizing string ensemble whisk you away to romantic landscapes at a Candlelight concert dedicated to timeless classics from heartwarming films like Love Actually. As the dreamy ‘Clair de Lune’ by Claude Debussy and the emotive strains of ‘A Thousand Years’ from The Twilight Saga serenade your senses, the gentle glow of candles will cast a romantic spell over the gorgeous Grand on Ann and Saint John’s Anglican Cathedral. The evening promises a symphony of emotions surrounded by the allure of love.
Get ready for a spellbinding evening of romantic music at St. John’s Cathedral, where a Candlelight concert dedicated to the melodies of love awaits on Valentine’s Day. A string quartet will pull at your own heartstrings with timeless classics like the ethereal ‘Moon River’ from Breakfast at Tiffany’s and the unforgettable strains of the ‘Fantasy Overture’ from Romeo and Juliet. Prepare to be swept away as the incredible notes of the passionate ‘Libertango’ and the nostalgically evocative ‘As Time Goes By’ from Casablanca fill the air in this beautiful venue.
These sensational Candlelight concerts will be courtesy of talented musicians. They’ll take to the stage and enchant audiences in the brilliantly lit nave of St. John’s Cathedral or at the historic Masonic Memorial Centre for unforgettable performances.
Make a night of Candlelight and get drinks and dinner before or after the stunning concert—just like you would if you were going out for a night at the movies.