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Track Listing:

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 :

Inspiration


SHEKU KANNEH-MASON, "THE HOTTEST YOUNG CLASSICAL MUSICIAN ON THE PLANET" (CLASSIC FM), RELEASES DEBUT DECCA ALBUM, INSPIRATION - NEW ALBUM RELEASED ON DECCA CLASSICS: 2 FEBRUARY 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 Mirga Gra?inytė-Tyla & 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."

Released as a single on January 5, Sheku's moving arrangement of "No Woman, No Cry" has reached over 600K streams worldwide and made an unprecedented appearance for a classical artist on Spotify's United States Viral 50 Chart, charting among artists such as Justin Timberlake, Kendrick Lamar ft. SZA and Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B.