Beethoven: Piano Trio in C Minor, Op.1, No.3
Rachmaninov: Trio Elegiaque No. 1 in G Minor
Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 49 (1st Movement)
Shostakovich: Piano Trio No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 67
The Kanneh-Mason Piano Trio consists of three award-winning siblings who have been playing music together since they were very young. They have played as a trio in venues all over the UK and in the United States, playing at international music festivals and concert venues. Each member of the trio also has a busy schedule of solo, concerto, orchestral and chamber music engagements.
Pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason is 20 years old and is an undergraduate at The Royal Academy of Music, studying piano with Hamish Milne, having been awarded the prestigious Sir Elton John Scholarship.
Violinist Braimah is 19 years old and won a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music beginning in September 2016, studying violin with Mateja Marincovic. Braimah is a member of Chineke! Orchestra, founded by Chi-Chi Nwanoku, and has played with the orchestra in the Royal Festival Hall and Queen Elizabeth Hall.
Cellist Sheku is 17 years old and was the winner of BBC Young Musician 2016, where he played Shostakovich's Cello Concerto No 1 with The BBC Symphony Orchestra in the Grand Final at London’s Barbican. He holds the ABRSM Junior Scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music, where he studies cello with Ben Davies.
Free tickets for under-25s As a member of the CAVATINA Trust ticket scheme, which enables young people to enjoy live chamber music, we are able to offer a limited number of free tickets to under-25s for this concert. To book these tickets, please contact the box office.