The Candlelight series invites Toronto audiences to appreciate classical music in a new light. From intimate concerts recapturing the works of Tchaikovsky to concerts dedicated to contemporary artists like Whitney Houston and Linkin Park . All you need to do is find your seat, sit back, relax, and enjoy.
Think you’ve heard it all? You certainly haven’t yet! A whole host of new Candlelight concerts are coming to Toronto at iconic venues like Parkdale Hall and Paradise Theatre. You’ll find a concert to suit anybody’s musical tastes, from those dedicated to progressive rock legends Pink Floyd and alternative rock’s own Linkin Park to a soul-stirring tribute to the incomparable diva Whitney Houston and soul legends like Ray Charles, Sam Cooke, Otis Redding. This season’s Candlelight concerts are more varied and exciting than ever!
There’s few things Taylor Swift can’t do. She’s a multiple Grammy Award winner singer-songwriter, a savvy entrepreneur and a devoted philanthropist. She first won the hearts of audiences with her catchy songs and deeply personal lyrics, but it’s her bubbly and meme-able personality that have made her an all-around sensation.
This season, the historic Paradise Theatre is hosting an evening of Tay Tay’s greatest and most beloved hits, from “Love Story” to “Lavender Haze”. Performed by the talented Listeso String Quartet, rediscover all her eras at an enchanting tribute by candlelight.
Candlelight: A Tribute to Taylor Swift at Paradise Theatre
Anime series have become extremely popular due to their unique storytelling, incredibly beautiful art styles and complex and relatable characters. Helped by music scores, viewers can identify with them and become emotionally invested in the storyline. Luckily, music in anime series and films combines a range of genres and styles, making the scenes more well-rounded.
This season, Candlelight is bringing the epic and emotional music of your favorite anime to life at Parkdale Hall. Everything from Naruto’s “Blue Bird”, Tokyo Ghoul’s “Unravel” and Sailor Moon’s “Moonlight Densestu” will be performed by the gifted musicians of Listeso String Quartet.
Candlelight: Favourite Anime Themes at Parkdale Hall
Candlelight has been met with countless 5-star reviews since arriving in Toronto. Guests have said that the evenings are “a creative, enchanting, and new concert experience” and that “the performers were fantastic!”
“It was amazing. The performers were exceptional and the setting was beautiful.” – A Tribute to ABBA
“An evening of beautiful and emotional music played by two very talented musicians.” – A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac
“Incredibly talented musicians, friendly staff, and so many candles!!” – Favorite Anime Themes
“Star quality show! Beyoncé herself would be amazed! I enjoyed it throughly and highly recommend everyone check out this tribute.” – A Tribute to Beyoncé
“Fun night out with my daughter! I loved seeing smiles on the faces of all the band the whole time :)” – A Tribute to Taylor Swift
The Candlelight seriesis an experience unlike any other, and you won’t want to miss out. Simply sit back and savour the stunning orchestral takes on modern-day hits and the music of yesteryear.
Performances take place twice each night with two back-to-back 60-65 minute performances. Doors will open 45 minutes prior to each show.
Note: For the safety of our audience, all of the candlelight will be provided through flameless candles.