Movie themes and soundtracks have an enchanting quality that tugs at the heartstrings of audiences. The harmony of music and visual storytelling creates a seamless fusion that elevates emotions to greater heights. They can feel very personal, because they connect with audiences on a deeper level, as we follow the main characters’ journey. This art form will be celebrated this season by the Candlelight concert series at Houston’s most inviting venues, including Majestic Metro and Lone Star Flight Museum.
“A Dark Knight” from the same titled movie, the Dragon Ball GT Theme, “Jai Ho” from Slumdog Millionaire, and many more, will sound across Houston. They’ve become so ingrained in popular culture that they’ve become instantly recognizable and enjoyable for everyone, regardless of whether you’re a real music connoisseur or not.
Candlelight: The Best of Hans Zimmer
There’s not a soul out there that isn’t familiar with Hans Zimmer’s work. The legendary composer has an exceptional quality that captivates and enchants listeners, elevating cinematic experience to greater heights. He’s not afraid to experiment with new sounds and instruments, which gives his music a fresh sound that sets him apart from other composers.
You can catch “Time” from Inception, Wonder Woman Suite, “Cornfield Chase” from Interstellar, and many more, at Majestic Metro as you take in the warm atmosphere brought by incandescent lights. Zimmer’s music has a timeless and enduring quality, and you won’t want to miss out on hearing them reinterpreted by the Listeso String Quartet.
Candlelight: Favorite Anime Themes
Whether you started watching anime as a kid, teen or adult, you must know how emotionally impactful their soundtracks are. Anime scores can be haunting, uplifting, or triumphant and can stir feelings of nostalgia, sadness or excitement. They’ve become so popular, because the often feature a unique blend of musical genres, including rock, pop, classical and electronic music, which appeals to a wide range of audiences.
This season, Candlelight invites you to a magical evening that celebrates all your favorite anime themes. You can listen to the theme song from “Attack On Titan”, composed by Hiroyuki Sawano, that in 2013 won the Tokyo Anime Award for Best Music. Or savor the rhythmic melodies of the Dragon Ball and Detective Conan theme songs, all while you’re surrounded by the gorgeous warm glow of candlelight.
Candlelight: The Best of Bollywood on Strings
We all know Bollywood soundtracks for their vibrant, upbeat and catchy tunes that perfectly complement the colorful and energetic nature of Bollywood films. The songs are usually written and arranged to heighten the drama, romance and comedy in the story and somehow, the music seems to seamlessly bend with the on-screen action and characters.
Houston’s Majestic Metro will be filled with a message of love, hope and positivity as “Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham”, “Jai Ho” and many more, resonate in the stunning venue. The songs celebrate life, relationships and the joy of living, so what better way to embrace life than with this charming Candlelight concert.
Candlelight has wowed audiences across the world with its sea of lights and interpretation of iconic music from pop culture.
Coming to Houston’s greatest venues, including Lone Star Flight Museum and Majestic Metro, you can get transported to fantastical lands through the magic of music. Whether you want to escape reality for an hour or so, or share this special evening with a friend or family member, you are guaranteed to be dazzled by these incredible renditions of your favorite movie and anime scores.
Note: For the safety of our audience, all of the candlelight will be provided through flameless candles.