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

Symphony Hall

Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason and pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason are two prodigiously talented siblings from an unparalleled family of musicians. In addition to enjoying endless critical acclaim, these exemplary young artists have become massively popular among an unusually large swath of audiences, speaking volumes not only of their obvious technical abilities, but also their great musicality. Following a memorable Boston debut performance in 2019, the pair now returns to our city with even greater demand. Join us to see two British sensations well on their way to becoming household names, as we close out our 2021/22 concert season on a high note with an evening of timeless cello and piano sonatas.

PROGRAM:
Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata for cello and piano, Op. 102, no. 1
Dmitri Shostakovich: Sonata for cello and piano, Op. 40
Frank Bridge: Sonata for cello and piano, H. 125
Benjamin Britten: Sonata for cello and piano, Op. 65

Media Partner

“The world’s new favourite cellist.”

THE TIMES

“She is a pianist who makes lines sing beautifully and virtuosic passages dance, finding intimacy and eloquence at telling moments…”

BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE

Symphony Hall Information

This performance is generously sponsored by
Stephen C. Perry & Oliver Radford.

This performance is made possible in part by support from Celebrity Series' LIVE PERFORMANCE! Arts for All Endowment Funds, with generous leadership support from Eleanor & Frank Pao.

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