Shakespeare, poetic god of love that he was, said it best with “if music be the food of love, play on.” And play on the musicians shall at this Valentine’s Day-themed Candlelight concert coming to Tampa. Channel all of the romance, star-crossed passion, and infamous fickleness of famous love stories like Romeo and Juliet as a skilled string quartet tugs at your heartstrings inside the ever so charming and historic Centro Asturiano de Tampa.
This February, your love language can be an unparalleled atmosphere created by countless candles, Renaissance Mediterranean-style architecture, and a setlist inspired by the likes of Tchaikovsky and Ennio Morricone. Find your seat and enjoy a live music performance that would convince even the most misanthropic cynic there’s something undeniably soul-stirring about classical takes on lyrical love letters.
Have you ever found yourself asking what’s so special about Valentine’s Day? The beloved, honorary holiday sometimes gets a bad rap for exploiting something as free as love. However, it’s hard to ignore the subtle hints from your significant other, completely write it off as a commercial hoax, or to not even make the tiniest bit of effort. And in the spirit of trying, the Candlelight series is bringing a plan with the perfect balance of corny and tasteful to Tampa.
Candlelight’s Valentine’s Day special features a Listeso string quartet performing familiar melodies from legendary films and more. And as if the venue Centro Asturiano de Tampa wasn’t devastatingly stunning enough, imagine it bathed in the glow of flickering candles. What’s more, between the stolen glances, inevitable handholding, and sounds of songs like Céline Dion’s “My Heart Will Go On” and Henry Mancini’s “Moon River”, “near, far, wherever you are” you’ll both remember this unique evening out.
What are you waiting for? Lock down this one-of-a-kind Candlelight concert! After all, string quartets and candles are basically bywords for romance. Surprise someone special this year and give in to gooiness and cheese.
Okay, you’ve found the ideal Valentine’s Day plan thanks to Candlelight. BUT you’re worried it won’t suit your schedule or you won’t make that impossible reservation you made months ago. Fortunately, two performances are taking place on February 14—at 6:30pm and 9:00pm.