Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason – CANCELLED

March 18, 2021 @ 7:30 pm
Forum Theatre, Malvern Theatres
Grange Rd
Malvern, WR14 3HB

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

  • Beethoven Cello Sonata in C, Op.102, No.1
  • Britten Tema ‘Sacher’
  • Bridge Cello Sonata, H.125
  • Bridge Scherzo, H.19a, Mélodie, H.99, Spring Song, H.104 No.2
  • Britten Cello Sonata, Op.65


Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason
Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason Photos: Sheku Kanneh-Mason © Jake Turney; Isata Kanneh-Mason © Robin Clewly;

Sheku Kanneh-Mason shot to fame as the winner of the 2016 BBC Young Musician competition, the first black musician to win the award since its launch in 1978. He then became a household name after being invited to perform at the 2018 wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. He continues to study cello at the Royal Academy of Music with Hannah Roberts. He enjoys an increasingly busy schedule of international concert performances, including playing at illustrious venues such as the Wigmore Hall London, Carnegie Hall New York, and Théâtre des Champs-Elysées Paris. He was appointed MBE in 2019.

Isata Kanneh-Mason is a Postgraduate at The Royal Academy of Music, studying piano with Carole Presland, having been awarded the Gwendolyn Reiche Memorial Scholarship.

Isata was in the Piano Category Final of The BBC Young Musician 2014. She has won The Royal Academy Iris Dyer Piano Prize four times and won the Mrs Claude Beddington Prize 2016 for outstanding recital results at The Royal Academy. She is also winner of The Royal Academy Christian Carpenter Recital Prize 2018, The Harold Craxton Chamber Music Prize 2018 and the Wilfred Parry (Brahms) Prize 2018 at The Royal Academy.

She has performed around the UK and abroad, with concerto appearances, in solo recitals and in chamber ensembles, including at the Wigmore Hall, The Royal Festival Hall, St Martin-in-the-Fields, The Duke’s Hall (Royal Academy), The Royal Concert Hall Nottingham, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, the Caribbean, the Cayman Islands, Canada and Switzerland.

Ticket prices

Adult £23, Student under 21 in full-time education £6
Prices include a £2 contribution towards Malvern Theatres’ Heritage Fund.

Malvern Theatres also charge a booking fee of 12%, except for members of the Theatres’ own Gold, Silver and Bronze membership schemes. Please apply to the Theatres for details. Prices including the fee are £25.76 and £6.72 (students).