Sheku Kanneh-Mason – No Woman No Cry (Cello Version)

Sheku Kanneh-Mason, the record-breaking 19 year-old British cellist who became a viral sensation after being personally invited by the Duchess of Sussex to perform at Royal Wedding in May 2018.

He previously rose to fame as the first black musician to win BBC Young Musician in 2016 and winner of The Times South Bank Breakthrough award 2017. Performing regularly as a soloist and twice at the BAFTA awards, Sheku’s debut album ‘Inspiration’ was released early 2018.

Sheku’s version of Bob Marley’s ‘No Woman, No Cry’ went viral worldwide and he became the first BBC Young Musician winner to enter the Official UK Albums Chart with a debut recording, as well as the youngest cellist ever to reach the Top 20. He is one of this year’s biggest breakthrough artists – across any genre.

Sheku has been on a whirlwind adventure since winning BBC Young Musician 2016 – performing Leonard Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah’ at the BAFTAs in front of Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, playing at 10 Downing Street as part of the 30th anniversary of Black History Month, and making his BBC Proms debut as a soloist with Chineke! – Europe’s first majority BME (black and minority ethnic) orchestra – with the video of his performance going viral. He now studies at the Royal Academy of Music in London.

He will touring around the world during 2019 and 2020 you can see the venues and get tickets below.

 

13/07/2019 Far Niente Winery Oakville, USA Tickets
21/07/2019 Eglise Verbier, Switzerland Tickets
24/07/2019 Eglise Verbier, Switzerland Tickets
07/08/2019 Queen’s Hall Edinburgh, United Kingdom Tickets
08/08/2019 Snape Maltings Snape, United Kingdom Tickets
21/08/2019 Symphony Hall Birmingham, United Kingdom Tickets
22/08/2019 Royal Albert Hall London, United Kingdom Tickets
28/09/2019 Symphony Hall Birmingham, United Kingdom Tickets
05/10/2019 Royal Festival Hall London, United Kingdom Tickets
09/10/2019 Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Germany Tickets
10/10/2019 Philharmonie Cologne, Germany Tickets
11/10/2019 Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, Germany Tickets
20/10/2019 Assembly Hall Worthing, United Kingdom Tickets
23/10/2019 University of Limerick Limerick, Ireland Tickets
24/10/2019 St. Peter’s Church of Ireland Drogheda, Ireland Tickets
31/10/2019 Town Hall Cheltenham, United Kingdom Tickets
11/11/2019 Prinzregententheater Munich, Germany Tickets
15/11/2019 St Mary’s Church Lamberhurst, United Kingdom Tickets
17/11/2019 Corn Exchange Dorchester, United Kingdom Tickets
28/11/2019 hr-Sendesaal Frankfurt, Germany Tickets
29/11/2019 hr-Sendesaal Frankfurt, Germany Tickets
30/11/2019 Erwin-Piscator-Haus Marburg, Germany Tickets
03/12/2019 Colburn School Los Angeles, USA Tickets
04/12/2019 UC Berkeley (Zellerbach Hall) Berkeley, USA Tickets
05/12/2019 Ordway Center for the Performing Arts Saint Paul, USA Tickets
06/12/2019 Ordway Center for the Performing Arts Saint Paul, USA Tickets
08/12/2019 Orpheum Theater Vancouver, Canada Tickets
10/12/2019 University of Michigan Ann Arbor, USA Tickets
11/12/2019 Carnegie Hall New York, USA Tickets
13/12/2019 New England Conservatory Boston, USA Tickets
14/12/2019 Baltimore Museum of Art Baltimore, USA Tickets
15/12/2019 Folly Theater Kansas City, USA Tickets
17/12/2019 Kimmel Center Philadelphia, USA Tickets
29/12/2019 Wigmore Hall London, United Kingdom Tickets
12/01/2020 Fairfield Hall Croydon, United Kingdom Tickets
30/01/2020 Music Center at Strathmore North Bethesda, USA Tickets
31/01/2020 Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall Baltimore, USA Tickets
01/02/2020 Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall Baltimore, USA Tickets
16/02/2020 Philharmonic Hall Liverpool, United Kingdom Tickets
16/02/2020 Philharmonic Hall Liverpool, United Kingdom Tickets
23/02/2020 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées Paris, France Tickets
14/03/2020 Stoller Hall Manchester, United Kingdom Tickets
15/03/2020 Queen Elizabeth Hall London, United Kingdom Tickets
21/04/2020 Kennedy Center Washington, USA Tickets
23/04/2020 University of Michigan Ann Arbor, USA Tickets
25/04/2020 Mechanics Hall Worcester Worcester, USA Tickets
15/05/2020 Segerstrom Center for the Arts Costa Mesa, USA Tickets
16/05/2020 Alex Theatre Glendale, USA Tickets
17/05/2020 Royce Hall Los Angeles, USA Tickets
18/05/2020 Granada Theatre Santa Barbara, USA Tickets
04/06/2020 Philharmonic Hall Liverpool, United Kingdom Tickets
05/06/2020 Philharmonic Hall Liverpool, United Kingdom Tickets
18/07/2020 Symphony Hall Birmingham, United Kingdom Tickets

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Comments

A True inspiration to young people across the world


His music wants to make me cry.


Its so wonderful to see such British talent making Britain great again


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