Have you ever thought about what it would be like to attend a concert in a heavenly space? First Baptist Church in Ottawa is hosting a series of Candlelight concerts for all the melophiles of Ottawa, paying homage to the most popular artists and most iconic soundtracks of our time. The church will be flooded by a sea of candles as first-rate musicians take to the stage to perform your favourite songs with a classical twist.
From composers extraordinaire Hans Zimmer and Ludovico Einaudi, to disco and rock legends ABBA and Queen, there’s something to suit everyone, whichever your musical preference is. Listening to the music of your favourite artists in a glorious church, as you’re surrounded by hundreds of candles is the perfect recipe for a transcendental and unforgettable experience.
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First Baptist Church: A Venue of History and Grandeur
First Baptist Church is one of the oldest churches to set foot in the city. Originally founded in 1855 when Bytown became Ottawa and eventually built in Gothic Revival style in 1877, the location became a meeting spot for prayer and consultation amongst a group of Baptists. The church is a significant monument in Ottawa’s history. First Baptist church has a spacious nave with tall ceilings and the walls are adorned with ornate decorations, including intricate carvings and colourful stained glass windows, making it the perfect backdrop for intimate concerts.
First Baptist Church is an ideal location for intimate Candlelight concerts due to its stunning architecture and excellent acoustics. It is also located in the heart of the city making it accessible to visitors and Ottawans alike. Ottawa will be illuminated by a sea of flickering candles this season as incredibly talented musicians take to the stage to pay tribute to a range of artists and musical genres, including ABBA, Queen, Hans Zimmer, and many more. It’ll make for an evening you won’t forget any time soon.
Candlelight has enchanted audiences worldwide with its signature flickering candles, from Paris to Barcelona, NYC to LA, and now it’s come to light up Ottawa in one of its most gorgeous and historical venues, First Baptist Church.
The church’s history, charm and excellent acoustics will provide the perfect setting for the Candlelight concerts as countless candles glow in the background. You can’t wish for a more spectacular ambiance! So, whether on your own or with loved ones, choose the concert that speaks to you and let yourself get bewitched by the power of music.