Classical music performed in an intimate candlelit setting, what a novel idea!

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I was scrolling through my Tik Tok feed recently and found a video that stopped me in my tracks. It was video of a woman playing the violin while basking in the warm glow of candles and the text read:

"Candlelight Concerts Connecticut."

@candlelight.concertsCandlelight Concerts finally in Connecticut!!♬ Promoted Music - candlelight.concerts

Not only was I impressed with the idea but the clip has to go down as one of the best bits of marketing I've seen in a long time. I had to know more so I followed the links and found that these concerts are being put together by Fever promotions in Hartford's Bond Ballroom.

The general description reads:

"Enjoy a host of concerts illuminated by candlelight and performed by live musicians in some of the most iconic venues in Connecticut."

There are several upcoming events listed for these concerts at the Bond Ballroom that include:

Candlelight: Mozart's Requiem and More - September 15 

Haunted Evening of Halloween Classics - October 27   

Candlelight: A Tribute to Queen & More - November 10

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The ticket prices vary by section but appear to be between $40-60 which is a steal today for a live show. The various performers are listed on their website. The photos used above are not from Fever's Candlelight music series.

I've never been to one of these so I'm not personally recommending it, I'd need to see for myself but it seems interesting. Instead I'll share a few Tik Toks I saw from customers.

@candlelight.concerts The front row was a wise choice indeed ✨ video by @bloomwithberry #candlelightconcert#candlelightconcerts#classicalmusic#candlelight♬ original sound - candlelight.concerts
Some seemed to love it
@mark90210 @candlelight.concerts ♬ original sound - Marcus daniels

 

@theprostatewhisperer I bought the tickets from a tiktok ad. it was like a highschool concert. I felt like a proud parent ??? #candlelightconcert #disappointment #expectationvsreality #lisbon ♬ original sound - william springfield

Others, not so much 

This is going to have to be a judge for yourself kind of thing.

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