“Candlelight: 100 Years of Warner Bros.” Celebrates a Century of Iconic Classics from the Most Renowned Franchises in 100 Unique Venues Worldwide
JANUARY 19, 2023 – 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 “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 will feature 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, museums and gardens, with breathtaking candlelit settings. The concert series will kick off in April and run through December 2023.
The first 25 cities out of a total of 100, which will tour the world throughout the year include London, New York, Toronto, Melbourne, Sydney. Paris, Chicago, Boston, Detroit, Singapore, Montreal, Dallas, Miami, Madrid, Seattle, Houston, Indianapolis, San Francisco, Atlanta, Brisbane, Milan, São Paulo, Philadelphia, Mexico City – CDMX, and San Diego. More venues to be announced at a later date including Los Angeles and additional events across North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America.
From The Lord of The Rings, 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. Discovery Global Themed Entertainment 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 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 like 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.
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.