What would your favourite film be without the stunning soundtrack that accompanies it? A film’s score can stir emotions, intensify feelings and elevate a movie’s story line to new heights. To celebrate these spectacular film soundtracks, Candlelight presents this series of magnificent concerts for music lovers and film fanatics to unite in their love for the magic of the movies in Amsterdam.
Red Hat and Felix Meritis are some of the remarkable venues hosting this series of magical Candlelight concerts. Celebrate ingenious film composers like Hans Zimmer and Joe Hisaishi and hear scores from iconic movies including The Lion King and Singin’ in the Rain while bathing in the enchanting glow of candlelight.
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The Best of Hans Zimmer at Rode Hoed
Hans Zimmer is undoubtedly one of the most lauded film composers in recent history, and after working his magic on so many iconic Hollywood blockbusters, it’s no surprise why. This summer, a string quartet will be taking on the esteemed composer’s most captivating film compositions at Rode Hoed. Once the talented Hydra Quartet take to the stage, you’ll hear scores from super hero epics like Batman and Wonder Woman, animated classics including The Lion King and Madagascar and sci-fi hits such as Dune and Interstellar.
The Best of Joe Hisaishi at Felix Meritis
Open up the guide to all things anime and you won’t have to flick through many pages before seeing Joe Hisaishi’s name. The revered composer has worked on some of the art form’s most iconic films and series including My Neighbour Totoro, Spirited Away, The Wind Rises and Ponyo. While surrounded by a sea of flickering candles, you’ll hear the beloved scores from these movies and more at this unforgettable tribute to the great composer coming to illuminate Felix Meritis this summer.
Rings & Dragons at Felix Meritis and KIT
Nothing beats a bit of escapism, and with the fantastical worlds that set the scene for beloved franchises such as The Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones and The Hobbit, it’s now easier than ever to escape to new mythical lands. Performed by a brilliant string quartet, the scores heard in these films and series as well as the spin-off shows Rings of Power and House of the Dragon can be enjoyed at these sensational candlelit concerts coming to Amsterdam this summer. Felix Meritis and KIT are the two outstanding venues that will be hosting these unforgettable musical tributes to all things fantastical. Forget about the outside world and let yourself be transported to mythical worlds with the help of these unforgettable concerts by Candlelight.
100 years of Warner Bros. at Red Hat
What better way to celebrate 100 years of the iconic Warner Bros. film studios than at this remarkable Candlelight concert? Taking place at Red Hat, this unforgettable concert is sure to dazzle audiences with breathtaking live music and the flicker of candlelight. Relive your favourite on-screen moments from films like A Star is Born, Batman, Purple Rain and Casablanca as the soothing sounds of string quartet flood through this stunning candlelit venue.
Whether you’re a fan of thrilling action films, beloved anime series or iconic animated classics, Candlelight is bringing the most spellbinding film soundtracks to life at this series of magical concerts in Amsterdam. Bring your friends, family or that special someone to enjoy an unforgettable evening filled with remarkable live music performances and the enchanting glow of candlelight.