Not only is The Legend of Zelda praised for its riveting storylines, action-packed gameplay and stunning graphics, but it’s also hailed as one of the first games in history to create a vast world for gamers to explore. Candlelight is bringing the iconic music from the game franchise to life with the help of a gifted solo pianist and hundreds of glimmering candles. What better way to mark the release of Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom than at an unforgettable candlelit tribute to the game series in the heart of Belfast?
This summer, St Anne’s Cathedral will light up with the glow of a sea of candles to host this sensational Candlelight concert. Get ready to channel your inner Link and rediscover the magical kingdom of Hyrule at this fabulous tribute dedicated to all things Zelda.
The Legend of Zelda is one of Nintendo’s most successful game series, and when it comes to numbers, Zelda puts most other game franchises to shame. Released in 2017, Breath of the Wild has sold more than 29 million copies worldwide and over six million people tuned into an online stream to watch a short gaming preview of Tears of the Kingdom before its release in May. The magnificent Candlelight series is paying tribute to the epic game franchise as a special treat for Zelda fans right here in Belfast.
Without The Legend of Zelda’s accompanying music, the fun-filled gaming experience simply wouldn’t be the same. The mystical melodies and spine-tingling tunes heard in the game elevate the storytelling and help transport gamers further into the fantastical kingdom of Hyrule. As hundreds of candles twinkle away at this stunning tribute concert, audiences will hear medleys of songs from Twilight Princess, Skyward Sword, The Wind Waker and more Zelda games as they reminisce in the diverse settings, complex characters and epic quests of the games.
St Anne’s Cathedral will be hosting this sensational tribute to the spellbinding music heard in The Legend of Zelda franchise. From Zelda’s iconic theme song to medleys heard throughout the game series, fans of the franchise are sure to recognise the tunes that will be performed by a talented pianist on the night. Get ready to embark on a fairytale adventure of your own and relive your favourite Zelda moments in a serene candlelit setting.