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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 Raleigh. Get your tickets now to discover Holiday inspired music from “The Nutcracker” and more at the Merrimon-Wynne House under the gentle glow of candlelight.

General Info
📍 Venue: Merrimon-Wynne House
📅 Dates and times: December 14 at 6:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. (select during purchase)
⏳ Duration: 65 minutes (doors open 60 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
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🪑 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
  • Ma’oz Tzur – Traditional Hanukkah Song
  • The Snow is Dancing – Claude Debussy
  • 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” – Vivaldi
  • The Skaters’ Waltz, Op. 183 (Les Patineurs) – Émile Waldteufel
  • Greensleeves (What Child is This) – Traditional
  • Holiday Medley
    • Joy to the World
    • Angels We Have Heard on High
    • Away in a Manger
  • The Nutcracker, Op. 71 – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
    • Miniature Overture
    • Act I, Scene II: No. 2, “March”
    • 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

  • Lyricosa String Quartet

Reviews of Candlelight Concerts
💬 Daniel V. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐: "Absolutely amazing! stellar performance by the musicians and great array of song pieces played. Highly recommend."
💬 Michael B. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐: "A wonderful experience. Fantastic performance, great sound. We will be back for future performances."
💬 Nancy G. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐: "Very impressive!!! Beautiful, musicians are very professional. It was an incredible experience!!!"




Select date and session

Wed
14 Dec
6:30 PM
9:00 PM
Zone B: Ticket for 1 for $40.00 per person
Zone A: Ticket for 1 for $50.00 per person
1 ticket