The romantic and emotive melodies of some of the world’s most romantic songs and compositions are coming alive this February thanks to the Candlelight Valentine’s Day special. From Radiohead’s “True Love Waits” to “O Mio Babbino Caro” from Gianni Schicchi, these tunes evoke deep emotions and stir the soul so they are perfect for getting in a loving mood.
Escape the streets of Melbourne on Valentine’s and enjoy a few intimate moments with your significant other amidst the grandeur of the music and candles. Set to take place at the gorgeous Collingwood Town Hall and The Athenaeum Theatre, the mastery of the musicians of Eclective Strings will create a unique and memorable Valentine’s Day celebration.
Candlelight is making Valentine’s Day the more special this year with its breathtaking sea of twinkling candles and sensational programmes coming to Melbourne this February.
Allow yourself to be transported to Rick’s Café from Casablanca as you hear “As Time Goes By” written by Herman Hupfeld. Join the elegant Holly Golightly as she sings “Moon River” from her windowpane in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, as Eclective Strings give a classical rendition of the iconic song. And if you’re a fan of classical music, rediscover “Fantasy Overture” by Tchaikovsky, “Serenade for Strings” by Edward Elgar and more timeless compositions at the splendid Collingwood Town Hall.
If you’re a fan of cinema classics, then you know of the rich repertoire of incredibly romantic songs dedicated to love in all its forms. Just in time for V-Day, Candlelight brings some of the most beloved love songs that given life to some of the most famous films, musicals and animations.
Think of tunes in the likes of “Pride (In The Name Of Love)” from Moulin Rouge!, “Love Theme” from Cinema Paradiso and “Por Una Cabeza” from Scent of a Woman. Watch as a fabulous string quartet plays these timeless melodies and more iconic resound through the Athenaeum Theatre.
Share an unforgettable experience at the captivating Candlelight Valentine’s Day concert that transcends the ordinary and due to its electrifying atmosphere, resonates with the spirit of the day. It’s a chance to create cherished memories while immersing yourselves in the beauty of classical music, adding magic to your celebration of love.
The concert starts at 6:30pm and takes place at Collingwood Town Hall. Doors will open 30 minutes prior to the start time and late entry is not permitted.