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Sheku Kanneh-Mason

Part of Spring-Summer 2023 Big Names

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Bach Suite No 2 in D minor 

Gwilym Simcock Prayer for the Senses 

Benjamin Britten Suite No 1 

Leo Brouwer Sonata No 2
This work is dedicated to Sheku Kanneh-Mason and was commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Society through the generous support of anonymous donor.

Edmund Finnis Five Preludes 

Gaspar Cassado Suite

A solo recital from star cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason.

Sheku became a household name in 2018 after performing at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex at Windsor Castle, his performance having been watching by nearly two billion people globally. Sheku was the winner of the 2016 BBC Young Musician Competition, the first black musician to take the title. He has released two chart-topping albums and is the first cellist in history to have reached the UK top ten.

Tonight, Sheku’s far-reaching programme travels from Bach to Britten and beyond.

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Pre-event Food & Drink

Enjoy delicious drinks and light bites from our Café Bar ahead of the event.

Available to pre-order when booking your tickets, you can choose from a selection of house drinks on arrival, accompanied by a board of bread, olives and dips (all Vegetarian). Just select which option – for one or two people – you would like, before checkout.

Your pre-ordered food and drink will be available to collect from the Café Bar from 60 minutes before the event. It’s the perfect way to begin your event experience at St George’s!