In celebration of Warner Bros. Studios’ 100th anniversary, Warner Bros. Discovery Global Themed Entertainment and Fever, the leading entertainment discovery platform, are proud to launch in Birmingham “Candlelight: 100 Years of Warner Bros.,” a commemorative international concert series coming to 100 cities worldwide. Part of the company’s global centennial campaign, the series features music from award-winning films and unforgettable television shows from the Warner Bros. library in a one-of-a-kind musical experience taking place in majestic venues, noted for their historic nature or unique character, from iconic cathedrals, theaters and museums, with breathtaking candlelit settings.
The Birmingham Cathedral will host this exclusive celebration that takes place throughout the year to commemorate Warner Bros.’ 100th anniversary. Tickets are now on sale in 75 cities including London, Manchester, Nottingham and Edinburgh in the UK, as well as other major cities worldwide such as New York, Paris, Singapore, Milan, São Paulo and Mexico City.
Nestled in the heart of Warner Bros. studio and recognized as one of Hollywood’s premier screening facilities, The Steven J. Ross Theater, in Los Angeles, is announced to be the first venue to receive this one-of-a-kind musical experience, paying tribute to Warner Bros.’ illustrious history and 100 years of incredible storytelling. Additional events across North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America will be announced at a later date.
From The Wizard of Oz and Casablanca to FRIENDS, Batman, Harry Potter and many more, “Candlelight: 100 Years of Warner Bros.” will take fans on a musical journey to relive their favorite soundtracks while celebrating a century of captivating stories in a whole new light.
“The “Candlelight: 100 Years of Warner Bros.” concert series is a true celebration of storytelling, music, and creativity,” said Peter van Roden, SVP, Warner Bros. Discovery Global Themed Entertainment. “From the musicals that we know and love to the iconic films and television series that have shaped generations, Warner Bros. has long been a leader in entertainment, and we are thrilled to bring this unforgettable event to our fans and music lovers from around the world to honor this momentous occasion.”
“The fact that Warner Bros. has chosen Fever and Candlelight to celebrate such a significant milestone as a 100th anniversary gives us tremendous pride.” said Ignacio Bachiller, Co-Founder & CEO at Fever. “The “Candlelight: 100 Years of Warner Bros.” concert series will be held in some of the most unique venues worldwide, performed by talented local musicians and this mix will continue and reinforce the mission of introducing classical music to every taste”.
Warner Bros., founded by Albert, Sam, Harry and Jack Warner, will celebrate its centennial on April 4, 2023 and throughout the year. The Studio is home to one of the most successful collections of brands in the world and stands at the forefront of every aspect of the entertainment industry, from feature film, television and direct-to-consumer production to animation, comic books, video games, consumer products, themed entertainment, studio tours and brand licensing. The Studio’s vast library, one of the most prestigious and valuable in the world, consists of more than 145,000 hours of programming, including 12,500 feature films and 2,400 television programs comprised of more than 150,000 individual episodes. Warner Bros. is also home to one of the most diverse portfolios of adored franchises in the world, including Looney Tunes, Wizarding World, DC, FRIENDS, Game of Thrones, Hanna-Barbera and many more.
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Candlelight: 100 Years of Warner Bros.
Where: Birmingham Cathedral
Dates and times: 12 August at 9 p.m.
Value: 1 Ticket – from £20
Musicians: Sekine Quartet
The Wizard of Oz – Somewhere Over the Rainbow (1939)
Casablanca – As Time Goes By (1942)
Singin’ in the Rain – Singin’ in the Rain (1952)
A Star is Born – The Man That Got Away (1954)
Scooby Doo – Theme Song (1969)
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory – Pure Imagination (1971)
The Exorcist – Theme Song (Tubular Bells) (1973)
Purple Rain – Purple Rain (1984)
Batman – Main Theme (1989)
Friends – I’ll Be There for You (1995)
Selena – Dreaming of You (1997)
Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Suite (2001)
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire – Hogwarts’ Anthem (2005)
Inception – Time (2010)
Man of Steel – Flight (2013)
Wonder Woman Suite (2017)
A Star is Born – Shallow (2018)
About the Candlelight Concerts
Candlelight Concerts are a series of original music concerts created by Fever aimed at democratizing access to culture by allowing people all over the world to enjoy live music candlelit performances played by local musicians in various stunning locations illuminated by thousands of candles. Candlelight was initially conceived as a classical music series with concerts featuring works from the greatest composers such as Vivaldi, Mozart, and Chopin. Now, the ever-growing list of programs includes a wide variety of themes and genres, including tributes to contemporary artists such as Queen, ABBA, Coldplay, and Ed Sheeran, as well as shows dedicated to K-Pop, movie soundtracks and many more. This multi-sensory experience has also evolved to feature different elements such as ballet dancers or aerial performers, as well as other genres such as jazz, soul, opera, flamenco and more. Candlelight Concerts are present in more than 100 cities worldwide, with over 3 Million guests in attendance to date.
Fever is the leading global live-entertainment discovery platform which has helped millions of people discover the best experiences in their cities since 2014. With a mission to democratize access to culture and entertainment in real life through its platform, Fever inspires users to enjoy unique local experiences and events, from immersive exhibitions, interactive theatrical experiences, and festivals to molecular cocktail pop-ups, while empowering creators with data and technology to create and expand experiences across the world.
About Warner Bros. Discovery Global Themed Entertainment:
Warner Bros. Discovery Global Themed Entertainment (WBDGTE), part of Warner Bros. Discovery Global Brands and Experiences, is a worldwide leader in the creation, development, and licensing of location-based entertainment, live events, exhibits, and theme park experiences based on the biggest franchises, stories and characters from Warner Bros.’ film, television, animation, and games studios, HBO, Discovery, DC, Cartoon Network and more. WBDGTE is home to the groundbreaking locations of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal theme parks around the world, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, The WB Abu Dhabi, The FRIENDS Experience, The Game of Thrones Studio Tour, and countless other experiences inspired by the Wizarding World, DC, Looney Tunes, Scooby-Doo, Game of Thrones, FRIENDS and more. With best-in-class partners, WBDGTE allows fans around the world to physically immerse themselves inside their favorite brands and franchises.