Konya Kanneh-Mason

[19] piano & violin

Konya Kanneh-Mason is 19 and holds the Gilling Family Scholarship at the Royal Academy of Music, where she studies piano with Tessa Nicholson. She was Nottingham Young Musician 2017, and joint winner of the Carlton MVC Music Makers Award 2018. Konya plays solo and chamber music, particularly with her siblings, and has performed in concerts around the UK and in the Caribbean, including performances at Marlborough House to Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall and for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at The BAFTAs, 2018. She has performed as soloist in various concerti including Mozart K414, Shostakovich Piano Concerto No 2, Schumann Piano Concerto and Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 7 the Three Pianos (K. 242) with two of her sisters. Konya played Beethoven’s Concerto No. 1 with The Orchestra of the Restoration in 2019 and has also appeared with her siblings on numerous television and radio programmes.

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