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Sheku Kanneh-Mason: Bio

19-year-old cellist, Sheku Kanneh-Mason is one of the brightest young stars in classical music. He won BBC Young Musician 2016, made his BBC Proms debut the following year, and released his debut album, ‘Inspiration', on Decca the year after that. Sheku is currently a student at the Royal Academy of Music and combines his studies there with an increasingly busy international concert career. He is passionate about making classical music accessible to all and is Junior Ambassador for the music education charity London Music Masters. Prince Harry saw Sheku play at an event in London last June supporting the work of Antiguan children's charities through the Halo Foundation.

1 Evening of Roses  
2 The Swan  
3 Song of the Birds  
4 Nocturne - The Gadfly, Suite op. 97a  
5 Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 in Eb Major, Opus 107 / Allegretto  
6 Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 in Eb Major, Opus 107 / Moderato  
7 Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 in Eb Major, Opus 107 / Cadenza - Attacca  
8 Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 in Eb Major, Opus 107 / Allegro con moto  
9 Jacqueline's Tears, Op. 76, no. 2  
10 Sardana  
11 No Woman, No Cry  
12 Hallelujah  
Sheku Kanneh-Mason - No Woman No Cry
BAFTA 2018 - Sheku Kanneh-Mason 'Evening of Roses'
Sheku Kanneh Mason - Inspiration Album - sizzle
Sheku & Isata Kanneh-Mason on the The Andrew Marr Show - 28 Oct 2018
BBC YM Forty Years Young
Sheku Kanneh-Mason plays 4th Mvt - Elgar Cello Concerto at BBC Young Musician 2018

18-year-old cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason came into the spotlight when he won the prestigious BBC Young Musician award in 2016. Signed to Decca Classics, his debut album features Shostakovich's Cello Concerto No.1, the piece Sheku performed in the BBCYM final. Recorded live with City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Inspiration also includes a broad range of new cello arrangements, from Saint-Saëns' "Le Cygne (The Swan)" to Bob Marley's "No Woman, No Cry."

Crossover Media Projects with: Sheku Kanneh-Mason