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Sheku Kanneh-Mason becomes best-selling British debut of 2018

18-year-old cello player Sheku Kanneh-Mason is taking the music world by storm as he becomes this year’s best-selling British debut artist – across ALL genres – making the Top 20 in the Official UK Albums Chart with his classical album ‘Inspiration’. It has entered...

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Sheku Kanneh-Mason Announces Debut Album

One of the brightest young stars in classical music, teenage cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason, is teaming up with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) and Music Director Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla for his debut album ‘Inspiration’ – to be released on Decca Classics on...

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“Without Doubt the Most Beautiful Winter”

Leif Ove Andsnes and Matthias Goerne have just returned from a mega journey with Schubert.  Performing "Die Schöne Müllerin" "Winterreise" and "Schwanengesang" in residencies in Brussels and Paris the reviews say it all:   Bachtrack.com: "… Would this be the most...

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Young, Gifted and Classical – Sheku Kanneh-Mason

EMM cellist, Sheku Kanneh-Mason, became the first black winner of the BBC Young Musician competition in 2016. Sheku has six musically gifted siblings and this film explores their extraordinary talents and issues of diversity in classical music. The documentary,...

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Sheku Kanneh-Mason Signs to Decca Classics

EMM is thrilled to announce that Sheku Kanneh-Mason, winner of BBC Young Musician of the Year 2016, has signed an exclusive recording deal with Decca Classics. This major new record deal will provide long-term support to the vibrant young classical star as he embarks...

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Alan Gilbert in 2016-17

“The Gilbert era…has been the most intellectually lively in the recent history of the orchestra.” – New Yorker In seven years as Music Director of the New York Philharmonic, Alan Gilbert has continued to evolve the role of the modern orchestra; as the New York Times...

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