Unless you’re a certified Scrooge, the holidays are officially the most magical time of the year. People come together to hear carol singers sing holiday classics and they tour the streets to check out the dazzling Christmas lights matter how cold it gets. This year, festive Candlelight concerts will illuminate some of the city’s most iconic spots to add to the festivities of the most wonderful time of year.
Get ready for a whole roster of holiday-themed concerts, brought to life by talented musicians as thousands of candles illuminate the room. They have decked the halls with bells and holly ready for you to enjoy an evening at venues like Stan Mansion, Salvage One, Wicker Park Lutheran Church and St Luke’s Episcopal Church.
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This delightfully festive Candlelight concert coming to Stan Mansion and St Luke’s Episcopal Church will certainly put you in the mood for the festive season. Whether or not it’s a white Christmas, the spirit of the holiday season will fill this stunning space. Expect to hear tunes like ‘Jingle Bells’, ‘O Holy Night’ and ‘Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas’ played by the fantastic Metropolis String Quartet as the gentle glow of Candlelight casts a warming atmosphere over the place.
Looking for something a bit different? There’s nothing more comforting and emotional than Soul and Jazz music, both characterized by the profound emotions they convey and evoke. Fans of these genres are in luck because a Candlelight tribute to holiday Jazz and Soul classics is coming to brighten a cold Chicago night. Pure Soul Chicago will perform songs like ‘Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas’ by Ella Fitzgerald, ‘My Favorite Things’ by John Coltrane, and much more at the gorgeous Salvage One.
Yet another festive Candlelight concert is set to make Wicker Park Lutheran Church sparkle with a tribute to Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker and much more! It’s a magical program, played by the phenomenal Listeso String Quartet. You’ll hear songs and compositions like ‘Hark The Herald Angels Sing’, ‘O Holy Night’, ‘Joy To The World‘, and ‘Away In A Manger’ – all timeless classics that will appeal to everyone. St Luke’s Episcopal Church will host this wonderous concert and the festive spirit will certainly fill this vast space.
This December, Thalia Hall will light up with the glow from thousands of twinkling candles to provide the soothing setting for this utterly enchanting concert. Listeso String Quartet will be working their magic on Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty and many more spellbinding compositions while surrounded by a sea of candles. Graceful ballerinas will also be taking to the stage to enchant audiences for certain songs at this magical evening that’s filled with the magic of the festive season.
“Ding dong! Merrily on high”, this festive Candlelight concert is the perfect way to lift your spirits this December. DIVISI’s Amp’d String Quartet, a talented quartet wowing audiences since 2009, is coming to Wicker Park Lutheran Church for 60-minute featuring renditions of some of the most familiar and beloved carols. “O come all ye faithful” and enjoy a heartwarming concert in Chicago.
This next holiday concert will put every attendee under a musical spell. You’re probably already preparing your holiday playlist and adding upbeat pop classics to the list. From Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” and Wham!’s “Last Christmas” to Tay Tay’s “Christmas Tree Farm” and Paul McCartney’s “Wonderful Christmastime”, these iconic songs really know how to get you in the festive mood.
Lucky for you, Candlelight is bringing these and many more beloved holiday pop classics to the Arts Center of Oak Park, where you can hear them reimagined by a talented string quartet. It’ll definitely be a December to remember!
Candlelight brings an extra sprinkle of magic to the holiday season. As the flicker of candles frolics around the room the orange glow exudes a warmth that is particularly special this time of year. As the icey Chicago winds blows outside you can get cosy with family and friends at one of these lovely concerts.
It’s the perfect place to make memories that will last a lifetime, whether you go on your own, take your significant other or bring the whole family. The beautiful, festive atmosphere created is unike any other and sweeter than a candy cane. You can even give the gift of a Candlelight concert and spread the joy to others with 65 minutes of pure wonderment.