We understand the struggle of hunting for an extra special, unique event to sweep you (or your loved ones) off your feet. Luckily, Candlelight concerts are casting their spell on Edinburgh, promising an evening to remember. You’ll hear classical renditions of some of the greatest traditional and modern-day music by the likes of Vivaldi and Pink Floyd, so there’s something for every musical taste.
The talented musicians will serenade you with melodic tunes at historic venues including The Caves, an 18th-century vaulted storage complex, the historic St Mary’s Cathedral, and the elegant Nicolson Square.
Featured Candlelight Concerts
Experience the smooth rock goodness of Fleetwood Mac’s music in the classical form at St Mary’s Cathedral. This spectacular Candlelight concert will see the British-American rock band’s greatest hits recreated by a talented musicians. Find your seat at a stunning venue in Edinburgh and enjoy listening to awe-inspiring performances surrounded by the warm glow of flickering candles.
Ghillie Dhu in Edinburgh is set to be illuminated by Candlelight tribute celebrating some of Joe Hisaishi’s best works this January. Relive some of your favourite scenes from the likes of Spirited Away, Kiki’s Delivery Service, Howl’s Moving Castle, and more at a unique venue. Having won the Japanese Academy Award for Best Music seven times, Hisaishi certainly knows a thing or two about composing a quality piece for anime series, and you won’t want to miss out on discovering what happens when Joe Hisaishi’s works meet the classical form.
All Upcoming Candlelight Concerts in Edinburgh
Candlelight concerts have been met by countless 5-star reviews, and guests have called it “a creative, enchanting, and new concert experience.”
“This was a great experience and I would highly recommend it. The event was well organised and the performers were excellent.” – Hans Zimmer’s Best Works
“Superb performance by the quartet and the venue was perfect.” – Vivaldi’s Four Seasons
“The venue and musicians were amazing! This was the highlight of our trip to Edinburgh!” – A Tribute to Queen
“Best night of my life” – A Tribute to Taylor Swift
These enchanting musical evenings, taking place in atmospheric venues all over Edinburgh, bring their own special charm to the occasion. Whether it’s a string quartet putting a sonorous spin on a film score or a pianist recreating a pop hit, you’ll be in for a treat if you grab tickets to one of these concerts.
There are typically two back-to-back 60-65-minute performances taking place each evening, so you can choose whichever best fits your schedule.
Note: For the safety of the audience, all of the candlelight will be provided through flameless candles.