With breathtaking live music and the glow of hundreds of flickering candles, Candlelight is taking Auckland by storm. Auckland Baptist Tabernacle, St Mary’s In Holy Trinity and more stunning venues are providing the backdrop for these spellbinding concerts by Candlelight.
From The Beatles to Beyoncé, Vivaldi to Queen, these mesmerising concerts pay tribute to iconic musicians in some of the city’s most beautiful settings. All you have to do is sit back, relax and let the magic of Candlelight do the rest.
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Located in the heart of Auckland’s CBD, SkyCity Theatre is a 700-seat theatre located within minutes of the iconic Sky Tower. You can attend film festivals, stage productions and musicals at this spacious theatre and then explore some of the city’s best restaurants and bars. Head to Federal Street for dinner or drinks for a pre or post-show treat!
Founded in 1875, St Luke’s Presbyterian Church was formed to serve the areas of Remuera, Epsom, and Newmarket. Its welcoming interior is an open space supported by several stone archways and overlooked by a vaulted wooden ceiling. Take time to appreciate the church’s grand pipe organ and gorgeous stained glass windows while the glow of candlelight dances to the soothing sounds of classical music.
Located in the residential suburb of Parnell, St Mary’s In Holy Trinity was first built in 1897. The cathedral’s most impressive feature is without a doubt the beautiful nave designed by Kiwi architect Professor Richard Toy in 1995. When light hits the tall stained glass windows that take pride of place in the cathedral, colours of purple and blue light up the vaulted timber ceiling that’s reminiscent of a traditional Māori marae.
Candlelight has been met with countless 5-star reviews and wowed audiences in cities around the world. These captivating concerts are lighting up remarkable venues across Auckland with breathtaking live music and a sea of glowing candles. It’s certainly an experience that can’t be missed.