Fever’s Candlelight Concerts To Illuminate The Oldest Movie Theater in DC This Month

The historic Miracle Theatre will be bathed in candlelight while fans enjoy the most awe-inspiring music from one of the greatest film composers of all time

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Washington, D.C., June 1 - Having already delighted millions of spectators in more than 90 cities worldwide including Madrid, London, Paris, New York and Los Angeles, Fever’s Candlelight is bringing a new program to a brand new venue in the Capital Region. Candlelight: The Best of Hans Zimmer will enchant audiences at DC’s historic Miracle Theatre starting June 23, featuring some of the musician’s most iconic compositions from some of the greatest films of all time performed by a talented local string quartet. 

Considered one of the most admirable and talented composers of film scores in history, Hans Zimmer has given life to movies such as Pirates of the Caribbean, Gladiator, and The Lion King. As tribute to the award-winning composer, this mesmerizing performance of classic selections from these movies and more will soundtrack the evening while the famed Miracle Theatre is transformed into a magical atmosphere surrounded by the gentle glow of thousands of candles. 

Candlelight aims to democratize access to culture and create an accessible and ambient space to enjoy the works of the greatest classical composers such as Vivaldi, Mozart and Beethoven, as well as modern compositions such as Bach to the Beatles and popular movie soundtracks. Known for performances in unique venues worldwide, from churches to libraries to mansions and other historic landmarks,  DC is no exception with Candlelight: The Best of Hans Zimmer taking place at Miracle Theatre, DC’s oldest movie theater, which originally opened in 1909. 

This Fever Original concept, which sold 3M tickets in 2021 alone, managed to bring classical music to a whole new audience, with 70% of attendees under 40 in over 90 cities worldwide.

Tickets can be purchased through Fever’s marketplace and start at $40. The performances last for 60 minutes and doors open 1 hour prior to start time.

Candlelight: The Best of Hans Zimmer

Location: Miracle Theatre, 535 8th St SE, Washington, DC 20003

Date: June 23 and August 25 at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m

Tickets: Available on Fever’s marketplace.

Visuals: Images from concerts from previous concerts can be found here.

Press Contact

Ashlee Wingate, ashlee.wingate@feverup.com

About Fever

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.

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