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Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason appears with his sister on Carnegie Hall Live, 09/16/20, September 2020

Aug 20, 2020

Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason and Pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason
Credit https://www.hjseries.org/

Although the concert was cancelled in December 2019 due to inclement weather, you can hear this brother-sister duo performing their recital from Carnegie Hall on the 9/16 broadcast.

Winner of the 2016 BBC Young Musician of the Year contest in January 2018, 20-year-old cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason is from an exceptional family of seven children, including his sister and pianish Isata Kanneh-Mason, who are all accomplished classical musicians. In 2015 he appeared on Britain’s Got Talent with his siblings and he was a featured performer at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

9/2        Strauss: Four Symphonic Interludes from Intermezzo Brahms: Symphony No. 4 (Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Mariss Jansons, cond)

9/9        Bizet: Roma Berlioz: La mort de Cléopâtre Respighi: Pines of Rome (Joyce DiDonato, ms; Chicago SO; Riccardo Muti, cond)

9/16      Beethoven: Twelve Variations on Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen Lutosławski: Grave Barber: Cello Sonata Rachmaninoff: Cello Sonata (Sheku Kanneh-Mason, c; Isata Kanneh-Mason, p)

9/23      Beethoven: Symphony Nos. 8 and 9 (Lucy Crowe, s; Jess Dandy, a; Ed Lyon, t; Matthew Rose, bs; The Monteverdi Choir; Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique; Sir John Eliot Gardiner, cond)

9/30      Brahms: Academic Festival Overture, Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Symphony No. 1 (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Gustavo Dudamel, cond)