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Candlelight: Holiday Special featuring “The Nutcracker” and More

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Candlelight concerts bring the magic of a live, multi-sensory musical experience to awe-inspiring locations like never seen before in Indianapolis. Get your tickets now to discover Holiday inspired music at Scottish Rite Cathedral under the gentle glow of candlelight.

General Info
📍 Venue: The Theater at Scottish Rite Cathedral
📅 Dates and times: December 29 at 6:30 p.m. and 8:45 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 years old or older. Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult
♿ Accessibility: This venue is ADA compliant. Accessible seating is available in Zone C
❓ View the FAQs for this event here
✔️ Safety measures will be in place throughout the experience. See your ticket for more details
🪑 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
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Tentative Program

  • Holiday Medley – Various
    • Hark the Herald Angels Sing
    • The First Noël
    • Deck the Halls
  • O Holy Night – Adolphe Adam
  • The Seasons, Op. 37a: – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
    • I. January. By the Hearth
    • XII. December. Christmas
  • The Four Seasons, Violin Concerto in G Minor, Op. 8 No. 4 RV 297: Winter – Antonio Vivaldi
  • Hänsel und Gretel: Act 2, Abends will ich schlafen gehn (Evening Prayer) – Engelbert Humperdinck
  • 3 Songs, Op. 17: No. 1, Après un Rêve – Gabriel Fauré
  • Weihnachtsbaum (Christmas Tree Suite), S16/R307 – Franz Liszt
    • No. IV – Adeste fideles
    • No. V – Scherzoso: Man zündet die Kerzen des Baumes an (Lighting the Tree)
  • Ave Maria – Franz Schubert
  • The Nutcracker, Op. 71 – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
    • Miniature Overture
    • Act II: No. 12d, Divertissement. Trepak, Russian Dance
    • Act II: No. 13, Waltz of the Flowers
    • Act II: No. 14c, Pas de Deux. Variation II, Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy

Performers

  • Listeso String Quartet

Reviews of Candlelight Concerts
💬 Vonnie I. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐: "Absolutely spectacular! I don’t think my attention wandered for a second! 10/10."
💬 Daniel V. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐: "Absolutely amazing! Stellar performance by the musicians and great array of song pieces played. Highly recommend."
💬 Pamela J. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐: "Wonderful performances and stunning atmosphere."


Select date and session

Thu
29 Dec
6:30 PM
8:45 PM
Balcony for $30.00 per person
Zone C for $30.00 per person
Zone B for $40.00 per person
Zone A for $50.00 per person
1 ticket