Sheku Kanneh-Mason

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Sheku Kanneh-Mason: ‘There was a time when I played in the bathroom’
Ahead of his appearance at the Last Night of the Proms, the cellist talks about growing up in a house full of musicians, and his love of Tupac and Arsenal

Fiona Maddocks

04, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The family prom review: Poetry, pranks and a graceful Elephant
All seven Kanneh-Mason siblings shared the stage with Lemn Sissay, Michael Morpurgo and musicians including Mark Simpson to present a lively family prom featuring works by Saint-Saëns and Daniel Kidane

Erica Jeal

30, Aug, 2021 @10:44 AM

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Acclaimed British cellist has passport cancelled by Home Office
Spokesperson apologises to 22-year-old musician Sheku Kanneh-Mason for error and pledges to issue replacement

Jamie Grierson Home affairs correspondent

16, Jun, 2021 @7:34 PM

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Fate Now Conquers: Kanneh-Mason/Chineke!/Edusei review – fine sounds of celebration
Chineke! Orchestra had the deserved honour of welcoming audiences back to the venue, with work inspired by BLM protests and a swashbuckling finale

Erica Jeal

30, May, 2021 @6:50 PM

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Kylie, Cher, Robbie Williams and more team up for Children in Need single
Cover of Oasis’s Stop Crying Your Heart Out also features Nile Rodgers, Lenny Kravitz and Jess Glynne among 25 star performers

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

13, Nov, 2020 @8:56 AM

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The Kanneh-Mason Family review – varied programme gives each sibling a chance to shine
Seven musical marvels delivered a warm informal show, attended both in person and virtually, in which cellist Sheku and pianist Isata provided particular highlights

Erica Jeal

23, Oct, 2020 @12:06 PM

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Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason; Pavel Kolesnikov and Samson Tsoy review – sky-high thinking
Two world-class duos performed intimate recitals in the setting sun as this trailblazing venue came into its own

Fiona Maddocks

22, Aug, 2020 @1:00 PM

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House music: Rian Evans' watching and listening highlights
This week, live performances from Glasgow are energising and powerful, Sheku Kanneh-Mason returns to the concert hall, while Barenboim’s Wagner and the late, great Mariss Jansons are among the highlights of the archived Proms season

Rian Evans

20, Jul, 2020 @4:48 PM

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TV tonight: inside the most musical house in Britain
Alan Yentob visits the Kanneh-Masons in Nottingham, whose seven children are prodigiously talented instrumentalists. Plus: Romesh Ranganathan’s Misadventures From My Sofa. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Graeme Allister, Jack Seale, Ellen E Jones and Paul Howlett

12, Jul, 2020 @5:00 AM

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On my radar: Sheku Kanneh-Mason's cultural highlights
Muhammad Ali on film, classical music on Instagram and a dessert to die for – the cellist shares his recent discoveries

11, Jul, 2020 @2:00 PM

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Royal wedding cellist calls for action on diversity in music
Musician who played at Harry and Meghan’s wedding urges greater investment in education

Polly Bindman

21, Jan, 2020 @12:01 AM

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Sheku Kanneh-Mason: ‘I once made pasta in a kettle. I wouldn’t recommend it’
The award-winning cellist talks about eating with his six siblings, the post-concert pint and what he ate at Harry and Meghan’s wedding

John Hind

18, Jan, 2020 @5:00 PM

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