Sheku Kanneh-Mason: Song

September 14, 2022, 2:09 pm

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The celebrated cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason has a new solo album which reveals more about the star and what inspires him than ever before. Entitled Song (referring to the unique singing tone of the cello), this is his most personal album yet, presenting a musical portrait of the gifted musician. Stretching from Bach to Bacharach, Song sees Kanneh-Mason present an extraordinary kaleidoscope of music. He and his cello travel effortlessly from simple folk tunes through to classical works including Beethoven, Mendelssohn, and Stravinsky, to jazz melodies and an original pop song, written by the cellist himself, all the while demonstrating his innate ability to communicate with his listeners.