Candlelight invites you to experience classical renditions of some of the greatest musical works of great composers and modern-day icons. From the soulful hits of Beyoncé to the mystical melodies by Joe Hisaishi, there is something for everyone.
Coming to the Chabot Space & Science Center in Oakland, these sensational performances are unforgettable evenings you won’t want to miss out on. All you have to do is find your seat, sit back, relax, and enjoy.
Candlelight at Chabot Space & Science Center
Chabot Space & Science Center is a well-known observatory in the hills of Oakland, making for a totally unique venue to experience these breathtaking concerts. The interactive museum and science center has hands-on activities and 3 powerful telescopes where you can gaze up at the night sky.
The next highly-anticipated Oakland concert is Candlelight Oakland: A Tribute to Beyoncé at Chabot Space & Science Center. The Range Ensemble String Quartet will perform Queen Bey’s best hits—including her time with Destiny’s Child—played on strings while the audience is enveloped in cozy candlelight.
“A Sky Full of Stars” will never hit you as hard as hearing it in an observatory at a tribute concert to Coldplay. Step into a classical version of the British band’s “Paradise” and reintroduce yourself to some of their anthems including “Something Just Like This”, “My Universe” and many others on this shining occasion.
If you are a fan of the fantastical worlds depicted in the likes of Spirited Away and Princess Mononoke, you won’t want to miss Candlelight: The Best of Joe Hisaishi. Sit back and let yourself be transported to a glittering oasis guided by the spellbinding music of an award-winning composer.
Audience members around the world have left countless 5-star reviews for the Candlelight series, calling it a “creative, enchanting and new concert experience.” Stay tuned as we await even more exciting shows in Oakland, as they’re sure to be spectacular.
The alluring Candlelight concerts happen twice each night, and the back-to-back performances are each about 1 hour long.
Note that for the audience’s safety, all candlelight will be provided through flameless candles.