You can separate a true fan of a particular movie or tv show from your average viewer by the two seconds it takes them to recognise its theme song. The Candlelight series continues to celebrate the power of music made for the screen with various tributes to studios and award-winning composers. This year, Candlelight is exploring the emotional depth and complexity of soundtracks composed by the likes of Hans Zimmer and Joe Hisaishi.
All of the drama and cinematic beauty of tv shows and films is being recreated through music at unique venues across Calgary. These magical Candlelight concerts are being hosted at the impressive Hangar Flight Museum and The Lantern Community Church.
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Favourite Anime Themes at The Hangar Flight Museum
Anime is the third most in-demand subgenre worldwide with a 5.5% demand share and it’s easy to see why. This one-of-a-kind Candelight concert will recreate the dramatic anime melodies known to multiply the viewers feelings towards the storyline. Enjoy 60 memsmerizing minutes of songs from Dragon Ball, Demon Slayer, Elfen Lied and a medley of songs composed by Joe Hisaishi.
Candlelight: The Best of Joe Hisaishi
Get to know the musical works of Joe Hisaishi at The Lantern Community Church. Known for his longtime association with Studio Ghibli, Hisaishi has scored all but one of Hayao Miyazaki’s animated films. Combining modern and classical techniques, the Japanese composer has created masterpieces for the likes of Howl’s Moving Castle and Spirited Away. Hear these and many more fan favourites recreated in the heart of Inglewood.
Candlelight: 100 Years of Warner Bros.
Candlelight is helping Warner Bros. celebrate its 100th anniversary at The Lantern Community Church this year with a special concert paying homage to fan-favourite films and tv series. Relive unforgettable moments from movies such as The Wizard of Oz, Casablanca, Singin’ in the Rain, and many more while listening to orchestral takes on epic soundtracks. Immerse yourself in musical masterpieces produced for Warner Bros.—one of Hollywood’s top studios.
Candlelight: The Best of Hans Zimmer
The Hangar Flight Museum is providing the setting for a mesmerizing tribute to Hans Zimmer. Most movie lovers are familiar with his compositions for the likes of The Lion King, Sherlock Holmes, and Pirates of the Caribbean. Having composed music for over 100 films, his contribution to the film score world is extraordinary. Expect to hear masterpieces from Inception, Interstellar, The Dark Knight, and more at this cinematic event.
Hearing your favourite theme songs or film scores at an intimate Candlelight concert is a unique way to discover something new about the shows you adore or appreciate the music as a separate, moving piece.
The Candlelight series takes place twice each night with two back to back 60-65 minute performances. Doors will open 30 minutes prior to each show.
Note: For the safety of our audience, all of the candlelight will be provided through flameless candles.