Vienna Light Orchestra, a stunning show with 2,000 flickering candles, comes to Tampa

An orchestra on a stage surrounded by candles
The Vienna Light Orchestra performs classics surrounded by 2,000 candles

A dazzling display of musical ingenuity is taking over The Straz Center for the Performing Arts on March 29. Prepare to be swooned by The Vienna Light Orchestra. Founded in 1999, the orchestra was created as a way to illuminate the world of orchestral music in a new light.

Often heralded as the ‘capital of orchestral music,’ Vienna is a wonderful place for well-established enthusiasts who will delight in the copious concerts available, and those that are new to the genre who want to open their mind and discover the joys of immersing yourself in a dramatic orchestral performance.


Vienna Light Orchestra is a totally unique concert experience

The musicians are surrounded by over two thousand flickering candles on stage. This is a sensory elegant affair that will highlight the musical works of the musical phenomenon, “The Greatest Showman” and so much more!  The world renowned Vienna Light Orchestra will also delight fans with a collection of some of the world’s most beloved musical classics. 

Accompanying the Vienna Light Orchestra’s world-class ensemble are notable renowned vocalists, dueling violins, and cellos that rift lyrical leads from the beloved musical, The Greatest Showman. Performing twenty-two works, the sensory experience is a unique mix between theater and concert spectacular. 


Ticket prices for the concert range from $34 to $74 per person and is recommended for audience members ages six years and older. The venue doors open one hour before the show.

Morsani Hall at The Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place. Doors open at 6:30pm, and the performance begins at 7:30pm on March 29.

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