Sheku Kanneh-Mason plays with Chineke! at BBC Proms

30th August 2017, 10:15pm
Royal Albert Hall

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Hailed by critics as ‘fresh’ and ‘brilliant’, the UK’s first BME orchestra Chineke! makes its Proms debut in a programme including works by Pulitzer Prize-winning George Walker and young British composer Hannah Kendall, whose work The Spark Catchers takes inspiration from the urgent energy of Lemn Sissay’s poem of the same name.

Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason, winner of the 2016 BBC Young Musician competition, also makes his Proms debut here as soloist in music by Dvořák and David Popper.

Conductor: Kevin John Edusei
Soprano: Jeanine de Bique
Cellist: Sheku Kanneh-Mason

Live on Radio 3, To be televised later on BBC4.