Friday, November 18, 2016

Sergio Mims: The Violin Channel: British Cello Wunderkind Signed to Decca Recording Contract: 17 year old British cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason

Sheku Kanneh-Mason

Sergio A. Mims writes:

Here's some very exciting and welcome news:


The Violin Channel

November 10, 2016

It has been announced today that 17 year old British cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason, winner of the 2016 ‘BBC Young Musician of the Year’ accolade, has signed a major recording deal with Decca Classics.

‘Sheku is an astonishingly gifted young musician with incredible energy and a burning passion for his music …, “Decca Classics Managing Director Dr Alexander Buhr has said.

“I can’t wait to see him grow and develop in the coming years and we will be by his side every step of the way …’ he has said.

‘It is a great honour for me to be joining the Decca Classics family and following in the footsteps of great artists like Mstislav Rostropovich, my musical hero …

By RowlandsNews (@RowlandsNews

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