Sheku Kanneh-Mason: Inspiration

March 3, 2018, 9:00 am

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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, “Inspiration,” features Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto No. 1, the piece he performed in the BBCYM final. Recorded live with conductor Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, “Inspiration” also includes a broad range of new cello arrangements, from Saint-Saëns The Swan to Bob Marley s No Woman, No Cry.