Do the twinkling notes of Tchaikovsky’s “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” or “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” immediately give you a warm fuzzy feeling inside? Then you’ll be in for a holiday treat at the Candlelight Holiday Special concert series happening this month at the ONE North Broad Masonic Temple and Library.
This classical holiday concert features all the iconic numbers from The Nutcracker (in addition to some other classic holiday tunes) performed by a talented string quartet in an absolutely magical setting. With hundreds of flickering, flameless candles surrounding you and the performers, it’s an intimate and cozy musical escape into a winter wonderland.
If your musical tastes lean more towards jazz, there’s a Candlelight concert for you, too. Picture this: it’s a cold winter’s night in Philadelphia, but you’re inside a stunningly beautiful venue, surrounded by candlelight, and listening to smooth jazz renditions of your favorite holidays tunes. If that sounds like the perfect wintertime night to you, then you’ll love the Candlelight Holiday Jazz Special featuring the works of Ella Fitzgerald and more. This intimate concert will have you savoring the rich sounds that this time of year has to offer and cozying up to all the familiar favorites. It’s an intimate yet festive musical treat to get you into the holiday spirit.
These majestic concerts will be performed inside the beautiful One North Broad Masonic Temple and Library, a stunning world-renowned architectural wonder. Built in 1873, this National Historic Landmark combines elements of medieval architectural styles to create one of the most visually elaborate and impressive buildings in Philadelphia. The shimmer of hundreds of flickering candlelight will only make this venue even more magical.
With countless flickering candles illuminating each unique space, these Candlelight Holiday concerts will mesmerize your eyes and ears over the over the course of this 65-minute performance.