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Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cello, with Isata Kanneh-Mason, piano

Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cello, with Isata Kanneh-Mason, piano
Sheku Kanneh-Mason with Isata Kanneh-Mason photo
December 11, 2024 | 8:00 PM
  • Starting at: $50.00
  • Venue: Koerner Hall
  • Series: Chamber Music Concerts
  • Genre: Chamber, Classical, Piano
  • Presenter: The Royal Conservatory

Isata and Sheku Kanneh-Mason team up for a recital of cello sonatas by Mendelssohn, Fauré, Poulenc, and more.

The Kanneh-Mason family have transformed the world of classical music with their stunning performances and sincere advocacy, and the collaboration between Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason is a joy to behold: ‘immensely engaging players: a star duo is born’ (The Independent).

Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason’s career and performances span the globe. Whether performing for children in a school hall, at an underground club, or in the world’s leading concert venues, Sheku’s mission is to make music accessible to all. After winning the BBC Young Music competition in 2016, Sheku’s performance at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex at Windsor Castle in 2018 was watched by two billion people worldwide.

Pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason is in great demand internationally as a soloist and chamber musician. She offers eclectic and interesting repertoire with recital programs encompassing music from Haydn and Mozart via Fanny Mendelssohn and Clara Schumann, Chopin and Brahms to Gershwin and beyond. In concerto, she is equally at home in Felix Mendelssohn and Clara Schumann as in Prokofiev and Dohnányi.

Gabriel Fauré: Cello Sonata No. 1 in D Minor, op. 109               
Francis Poulenc: Cello Sonata, FP 143                     
Natalie Klouda: new work                               
Felix Mendelssohn: Cello Sonata No. 1 in B flat Major, op. 45  

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