Live Nation Concerts and Cuffe & Taylor are proud to announce Music From Downton Abbey: a concert in the stunning grounds of Highclere Castle performed by The Chamber Orchestra of London with the television show’s composer, John Lunn on piano. The concert will take place on 22nd June 2019 and will be hosted by actor Jim Carter in character, as the beloved Mr. Carson.
Carnival Films’ multi award-winning television phenomenon, Downton Abbey has enthralled audiences all over the world with its stories of the upstairs and downstairs life at the ancestral home of the Crawleys. Music From Downton Abbey is an official celebration of the iconic series and promises to be a once in a lifetime opportunity for fans both old and new to experience at Highclere Castle, the home of Downton Abbey.
Mr. Carson will look back over his time at Downton Abbey and remember the many characters that filled the home over the years; from the extended family and friends, to VIPs and house staff members. Carson will also recall some of the most significant events that took place in the house, each time showing a rich collection of clips and montages from the series to illustrate the lives, loves and losses from across all six seasons.
To bring Mr. Carson’s stories and the clips vividly to life, the orchestra will play songs from the beautiful soundtrack, which was composed by John Lunn. The Orchestra will also be accompanied by special guest singers for songs such as ‘I’ll Count The Days’ and ‘If You Were The Only Girl In The World’.
Tickets for Music From Downton Abbey go on-sale on Friday 14th December 2018 HERE
About Downton Abbey
Downton Abbey the series is a critically acclaimed and multi award-winning period drama, written and created by Julian Fellowes and produced by Gareth Neame. The series aired for six seasons on ITV in the UK and on MASTERPIECE on PBS in the US. It reached more than 26 million viewers in its final season, making it the highest-rated PBS drama series of all time.
Set in an Edwardian country house at the turn of the 20th Century, Downton Abbey portrays the lives of the Crawley family and the servants who work for them. In the drawing rooms, library and beautiful bedrooms of Downton Abbey, live the family. Below stairs are the other residents – the servants. Some of them are loyal to the family and committed to Downton as a way of life, others are moving through, on the lookout for betterment, love or just plain adventure. The difference being they know the family’s secrets, while the family know so few of theirs.
Winner of numerous national and international awards, Downton Abbey’s notable accolades include three Golden Globes and fifteen Primetime Emmy Awards. With a total of 69 nominations, Downton Abbey is the most nominated non-US show in the history of the Emmys, and probably Britain’s most successful scripted television export. The show even garnered a Guinness World Record for highest critical ratings for a TV show, and was honoured with a Special BAFTA Award in recognition of its outstanding global success.
Filming on Downton Abbey the movie just wrapped. The movie will be released on 13th September 2019 in the UK. It is a Carnival Films production, with Focus Features and Universal Pictures International distributing.