• Candlelight: Best of Joe Hisaishi and More
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Candlelight: Best of Joe Hisaishi and More

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Candlelight concerts bring the magic of a live, multi-sensory musical experience to awe-inspiring locations never before used for this purpose in Melbourne. Buy your tickets now to discover the music of Joe Hisaishi and more at National Theatre Melbourne under the gentle glow of candlelight.

General Info
📍 Venue: National Theatre Melbourne
📅 Dates and times: 26 August at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. (select during purchase)
⏳ Duration: 65 minutes (doors open 45 mins prior to the start time and late entry is not permitted)
👤 Age requirement: 8+. Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult
♿ Accessibility: this venue is wheelchair accessible. Please contact The National Theatre Melbourne to discuss wheelchair and mobility access
❓ View the FAQs for this event here
✔️ Safety measures will be in place throughout the experience
🪑 Seating is assigned on a first come first served basis in each zone
🕯️ If you would like to book a private concert (min 40+ people), please click here

Programme

  • Nausicaa Valley of the Wind
  • Porco Rosso
  • Laputa Castle in the Sky
  • Kiki’s Delivery Service
  • Kikujiro
  • Howl’s Moving Castle
  • Totoro
  • Princess Mononoke
  • Ponyo
  • Spirited Away


Performers

  • String quartet - Eclective Strings (formerly known as Vivace Collective - violin, viola, cello)



User reviews

4.82/5
based on 157 reviews
  • Everything about the show was amazing! The performers played so beautifully and explained the pieces playfully and concisely. The venue was breathtaking, creating the perfect atmosphere and overall was an incredible night. Staff were also professional and extremely helpful.
  • Beautiful place and lovely music! Howls moving castle is the best!
  • Absolutely phenomenal performance with a beautifully calm and expressive atmosphere! The band were professional and smooth; they were so engaging with how they played and interacted with the audience. Would go again if I had the chance.
  • An amazing and intimate experience that I would surely remember for a lifetime!
  • Wonderfully romantic evening, lovely music and musicians were very enthusiastic
  • It was a heartwarming evening and the candles were beautiful
  • It was terrific. The performers were excellent and the ushers did a lovely job ushering. It was all quite well organised. I will definitely keep an eye out for more events.
  • Beautiful stunning pieces. Very talented musicians! Would see again
  • Better than I ever could have imagined. Just sensational.
  • Absolutely mesmerising. Highly recommend this concert.
  • Amazing musicians who played together in harmony. Definitely recommend, only wish it could last longer
  • Amazing Experience! Love it so much!
  • Very beaufutl . 10/10
  • Loved the music loved the ambience
  • The best one I'd ever have!

Select date and session

Fri
26 Aug
6:30 pm
8:30 pm
Zone C for A$44.00
Zone B for A$54.00
Zone A for A$67.00
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