In conversation with… Sheku Kanneh-Mason
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About the Event
Sheku Kanneh-Mason became a household name in May 2018 after performing at the Wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex at Windsor Castle. In June 2018, Sheku received the Male Artist of the Year and the Critics’ Choice awards at the re-launched Classic BRIT Awards, and in July 2018 became the first artist to receive the new BRIT Certified Breakthrough Award, having sold over 30,000 copies of his debut album in the UK and surpassing 100,000 album sales worldwide. In January 2020, Sheku released his second album, Elgar, featuring the Cello Concerto, which he recorded at Abbey Road Studios with Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra. On its release Sheku became the youngest classical instrumentalist and the first cellist in history to reach the UK Top 10.