Roll out the red carpet and put your best attire because the Academy Awards are coming! The Academy Awards represent more than glitz and glamour, they are a momentous occasion that has shaped the world of film and pop culture. Oscars award coveted golden statues in recognition of exceptional movies and performances. However, this year, the award goes to you, and you can experience the magic of the most iconic soundtracks from Best Pictures Academy Award Winners at a mesmerising candlelit concert.
One of the most prestigious film awards, the Academy Awards brings every year together the brightest and most talented minds in the industry. A night filled with unforgettable moments, from Kathryn Bigelow becoming the first woman to win Best Director to Will Smith’s slap. The Oscars have provided us with a plethora of entertaining moments that have cemented their place in society as a night where all stories are worth telling.
Some of the most beloved stories told are Titanic, the all-time winner of 11 Oscars and The Godfather, with the outstanding performance of Marlon Brando. These films have become cultural touchstones, beloved by generations and avid movie lovers. The soundtracks of these movies are just as iconic, with memorable themes that have stood the test of time.
The Academy Awards Best Movies Get The Candlelight Treatment
Now, imagine experiencing these legendary soundtracks in an intimate and cosy setting. On March 11, kick off your Oscars week with Candlelight’s The Best of Oscars concert. This is not just any concert; it’s a sensory feast for the eyes and ears. Hosted in the historic Posthoornkerk, this magical night will feature talented musicians performing some of the most recognizable movie soundtracks, including those of Best Picture winners and La La Land, Lord Of The Rings, West Side Story, and Life is Beautiful, among others.
In addition, there will be two performances in the evening, one at 19:00h and another at 21:30h, this tribute makes for the perfect pre-or post-dinner plan to make the most out of your Oscars Week. Certainly, Candlelight’s The Best of Oscars is the perfect way to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life, and transport yourself to a world of cinematic magic.
So, put on your favourite outfit, whether it’s elegant or smart-casual, and treat yourself to a memorable musical experience. Performances run for 60-65 minutes, the perfect time to relax and unwind as you listen to these iconic movies. Doors will open at least 30 minutes before each show, giving you enough time to take pictures and soak in the beautiful venue.