As temperatures rise and the sun shines a little brighter every day, there’s nothing better than heading outside and enjoying all the delights that summer brings. And what better way to take advantage of the warm sunny weather than at a stunning open-air concert in Amsterdam’s most iconic park? This July, Vondelpark Openluchttheater sets the scene for this magical concert by Candlelight that will be illuminating the city’s beloved green space with a sea of twinkling candles and breathtaking live music performances.
This summer, Candlelight presents this enchanting candlelit tribute to legendary film composer Hans Zimmer. Nestled in the heart of Vondelpark, this spectacular outdoor theatre will be hosting a talented string quartet as they work their magic on scores form iconic Hollywood blockbusters such as The Lion King, The Dark Knight and Dunkirk. Thanks to this series of magnificent concerts, you no longer have to worry about finding the perfect evening plan to enjoy this summer.
Vondelpark Openluchttheater: a cultural hot spot in the heart of Amsterdam’s most iconic park
Every year, Vondelpark Openluchttheater opens its arms to thousands of visitors from far and wide to host all sorts of live musical performances and cultural events. This summer, this spectacular open-air venue is providing the setting for this series of mesmerising Candlelight concerts. Surrounded by towering trees, beautiful walkways and acres of lush parkland, Vondelpark’s outdoor theatre is the perfect place to experience the magic of Candlelight in the Dutch capital. Sit back, relax and feel the light summer breeze on your skin while the stirring sounds of a string quartet dance through Amsterdam’s biggest park.
After scoring some of the most iconic films in cinematic history, Hans Zimmer is without a doubt one of the most respected and well-known composers in recent memory. When a movie’s soundtrack stands out for its moving melodies and breathtaking instrumentation, it’s more than likely that Zimmer has worked his magic on it. This July, get ready to experience the wonder and magic of Hollywood inside Amsterdam’s very own Vondelpark Openluchttheater.
Some of Hans Zimmer’s most beloved works are set to be honoured by a string quartet inside this enchanting candlelit venue. Relive exciting scenes like Zooster’s breakout in Madagascar as well as the nail-biting on-screen moments in Dunkirk and Interstellar. Consider yourself a DC fan? Then get ready to channel your inner superhero while hearing the thrilling scores that accompany the action-packed battles in movies including Wonder Woman and The Dark Knight. Everything is set for this unforgettable evening to be an experience you won’t want to miss.
Whether you want to share the magic of Candlelight with your friends and family or prefer to experience it on your own, these tribute concerts are sure to be a mesmerising experience to remember. All you have to do is sit back, relax and let Candlelight do the rest.
The Candlelight series takes place over the course of 60 minutes and the concert starts at 9:30 pm. Doors open 90 minutes before the concert start time and late entry is not permitted.