Candlelight concerts invite you to an enchanting experience of live music tributes to your favorite singers and composers in stunning Cleveland locations. Relive the greatest works of classical musicians such as Vivaldi or take in a night full of modern day hits from icons like Beyoncé and Taylor Swift in an intimate venue illuminated by candlelight.
These magical concerts take place in the city’s most memorable venues, including the massive 1200-seat Byzantine-revival Maltz Performing Arts Center, the whimsical Crawford Rotunda at the Cleveland History Center and The Elliot, a notable historic venue originally built in 1910. Don’t miss out on experiencing a Candlelight concert in some of these remarkable venues.
Featured Candlelight Concerts In Cleveland
Candlelight: A Tribute to Beyoncé
Armed with an abundance of powerhouse hits, Beyoncé knows how to put on a show. During the Candlelight concert, a group of gifted musicians known as Listeso String Quartet performs the star’s biggest tunes at the Maltz Performing Arts Center for a spectacular night of celebrating all things Queen Bey. From breakup anthems such as Irreplaceable to dancefloor fillers like Crazy in Love, the Beyoncé Candlelight concert has something for every Beyoncé fan to enjoy.
Candlelight: The Best of Hans Zimmer
For most people, Hans Zimmer is a familiar name. He’s best known for his immense contribution to films, creating and producing the soundtracks of some of the biggest box office successes in the last few decades. Hans Zimmer’s enthralling music combines elements of electronic music with traditional orchestral arrangements, refreshing to enjoy under the glow of candles.
The once synagogue for Congregation Tifereth Israel, the Maltz Performing Arts Center now serves as a center of performing arts. This summer, it will be completely transformed by a sea of flickering candles, as the Listeso String Quartet takes to the stage to play Zimmer’s scores from Dune, Interstellar, The Lion King, and more.
Candlelight: Neo-Soul and Hip Hop Favorites
Hip hop fans and neo-soul lovers won’t want to miss this spectacular tribute to the beloved genres. If you thought you’d already heard all the remixes and reinterpretations of your favorite tunes, then think again. DIVISI’s Amp’d String Quartet will be putting a classical twist on hits by the likes of Childish Gambino and The Weeknd while a sea of candles flickers away inside Maltz Performing Arts Center. With captivating renditions of iconic songs such as Frank Ocean’s “Biking” and SZA’s “Love Galore” performed on strings, this sensational concert is bound to wow all the hip hop and neo-soul aficionados out there.
All Upcoming Cleveland Candlelight concerts
The concerts have been met by countless 5-star reviews, and guests have called it “a creative, enchanting, and new concert experience” and that “the performers were fantastic!”
“Amazing and elegant. I would see it over and over again.” – Favorite Anime Themes
“It was amazing! Such talented musicians and a great set. Highly recommend” – The Best of Hans Zimmer
“Amazing venue, amazing music – so much fun!” – A Haunted Evening of Halloween Classics
“I absolutely LOVED it! Everything about the ambiance was breath taking. This was such a fantastic experience. I truly look forward to the next event!” – A Tribute to Beyoncé
Over the years, classical music, as well as contemporary pop hits, have been reimagined by groups of talented musicians at the dazzling Candlelight concerts. From the moment you step foot into one of these iconic venues, one of the first things you’ll notice is the soothing ambiance that the flickering candles create. Once you’re in your seat, sit back and unwind while some of the finest musicians Cleveland has to offer play music from across the ages.
Note: For the safety of our audience, all of the candlelight will be provided through flameless candles.