Filled with laughter and cheer, the holidays are a special time of year for many. There’s a magical feeling in the air that only comes around when December arrives, and we all celebrate Christmas in our own unique ways. As twinkling fairy lights light up the city, the soft light of Candlelight concerts is coming to illuminate Tulsa, adding to the enchantment of this very special season.
Coming to the Centro Asturiano de Tampa and the terrace at the Tampa Museum of Art are several magical holiday-themed concerts you simply can’t afford to miss. Each of these concerts has a special seasonal flavor to it, from Candlelight ballet and holiday pop classics to an open-air affair and performance of The Nutcracker.
Imagine Tchaikovsky’s compositions, including timeless masterpieces like The Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker paired with the grace and artistry of ballet dancers. Well, imagine no longer because a tribute to festive classical compositions is coming to Centro Asturiano de Tampa. As candles cast an ethereal glow in this gorgeous venue, you can watch ballet dancers twirl and glide to the music, including compositions from Brahms, Offenbach, Borodin, and more. Eight of the compositions will be accompanied by a stunning ballet performance from Tampa City Ballet, promising a truly enchanting evening.
Immerse yourself in the joy, nostalgia, and wonder of the holidays with a Candlelight concert dedicated to festive songs, including classical compositions and holiday carols. Tunes like ‘Deck The Halls’ and ‘Hark The Herald Angels Sing’ will ring out across the terrace at Tampa Museum of Art and Centro Asturiano de Tampa, creating the most magical atmosphere. The phenomenal Listeso String Quartet will celebrate the season with their beautiful performances of Tchaikovsky compositions too from The Nutcracker like ‘Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy’.
If you like to spend the holidays listening to contemporary Christmas songs, Candlelight invites you fantastic festive tribute to holiday pop classics. Upbeat holiday songs like Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You”, Ariana Grande’s “Santa Tell Me” and Wham!’s “Last Christmas” always get you in the mood to dance.
And the slower tunes of “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)” and Band Aid’s “Do They Know It’s Christmas” bring us together and make us appreciate the holidays even more. Performed by the talented Listeso String quartet, these familiar pop songs and more are coming to Centro Asturiano de Tampa to help us remember what the holidays are all about.
This December, Candlelight is fusing all the cheesy goodness of holiday movies with the iconic jingles of famous Christmas songs to host an evening that’s ready to dazzle lovers of the festive season. Songs such as “Rocking Around the Christmas Tree”, “Sleigh Ride” and “Let It Snow” have provided the soundtrack to movies like Home Alone and Love Actually, and these tunes and more will be performed by gifted musicians at this utterly spellbinding candlelit concert. Get ready to relive your favorite on-screen moments from treasured holiday classics and get into the Christmas spirit in a new and unique way.
Attending a festive candlelit concert is a wonderful way to infuse your holiday season with enchantment and joy. The soft, flickering candlelight creates an intimate and cozy atmosphere in which to enjoy the festive music. It’s a chance to experience the magic of the season in a unique and heartwarming way, whether you’re enjoying traditional carols or classical compositions.
So sit back, relax, and forget about the holiday rush. Those gifts can wait while you take some you-time or spend some quality time with family and friends. 65 minutes of uninterrupted festive cheer awaits and it’s the perfect way to make memories that will last a lifetime.