These Candlelight Concerts Will Illuminate Amsterdam In 2022

Katherine Notman Katherine Notman - Staff Writer

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Experience music on a whole different level with these incredible candlelit concerts coming to Amsterdam in 2022. Last year’s concerts were a huge hit, taking place in stunning venues such as Het Scheepvaartmuseum or Thuishaven, which will also host some of these incredible concerts in 2022.

So what’s on the roster this year? Well, there’s something for absolutely everyone, with a huge variety of candlelight concerts hitting the city. Candlelit tributes to Chopin and Vivaldi will be coming to the city again after last year’s incredibly popular concerts. Vivaldi’s Four Seasons will be performed by the amazing Hydra String Quartet as the stunning Scheepvaartmuseum on February 19, March 24, and April 23. You can buy tickets here.

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If you’re into Chopin then you can catch some of his most famous compositions performed by a talented pianist at Uilenburgersjoel. This concert’s on January 31 and you can buy tickets here. Fancy something a little different? If you missed the Candlelight Anime concert in 2021 you can catch it again in 2022, with an incredible performance of some well-known anime tunes from shows like Death Note, Sailor Moon and Elfen Lied. Anime fans are sure to love this wonderful concert on January 23 at the iconic Uilenburgersjoel, and you can buy tickets here.

Countless flickering candles will illuminate a beautiful ballet performance[/trackLink] accompanied by the enchanting sound of an incredible string quartet playing Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake and more at the waterside Scheepvaartmuseum. Tickets are available here for February 17, March 26, and April 22, so don’t miss it!

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Plus, another beautiful tribute to Ludovico Einaudi’s compositions will be performed on January 22 at the lovely Uilenburgersjoel. If you thought that Einaudi’s music couldn’t get any more romantic then just wait until you’ve seen a pianist perform it by candlelight! You can grab tickets for this concert here.

Speaking of romance, Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and we can’t think of a better gift than the amazing Valentine’s Day concert (February 14). The gorgeous Scheepvaart Museum will host this beautiful concert at which a string quartet will perform the most romantic music, bathed in candlelight. It’s unmissable, and you can buy tickets for it here.

Fever’s going big with their Candlelight concerts this year, with three tributes to some of the biggest artists ever! After so many years away from the spotlight, ABBA is reuniting for a tour in 2022, and so there’s no better time for an incredible candlelit tribute to the band’s most famous songs. A talented string quartet will perform ABBA’s biggest hits at the beautiful Uilenburgersjoel, illuminated by the glow of countless candles. You can snap up tickets for it here, and it will take place on March 11.

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Then, on April 13 the sound of a string quartet performing Queen’s greatest hits by candlelight will echo through the stunning Uilenburgersjoel, too. This wonderful concert is sure to be popular, so grab your tickets quickly here. On March 12, the songs of a modern icon, Taylor Swift, will be performed by the talented Marolles Ensemble, a string quartet. There’s nothing quite like hearing ‘Shake It Off’ and ‘Love Story’ by candlelight in the most magical of rooms at Uilenburgersjoel.

You can also catch a Candlelight tribute to Coldplay on February 8 and 9 at Uilenburgersjoel, performed by a talented pianist, and you can grab tickets here.  2022 is shaping up to be pretty magnificent, so don’t miss out on these incredible Candlelight concerts!

Candlelight: Chopin’s Best Works at Uilenburgersjoel
January 31, 2022 7:30 PM
Candlelight: Tribute to Coldplay
February 8, 2022 7:30 PM
Candlelight: Valentine's Special Romantic Night
February 14, 2022 7:30 PM
Candlelight: Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake & More ft. Ballet
February 17, 2022 7:30 PM
Candlelight: Vivaldi Four Seasons at Het Scheepvaartmuseum
February 19, 2022 9:30 PM
Candlelight: A Tribute to ABBA
March 11, 2022 7:30 PM
Candlelight: A Tribute to Taylor Swift
March 12, 2022 7:30 PM
Candlelight: A Tribute to Queen
April 13, 2022 7:30 PM