Sheku Kanneh-Mason and Plínio Fernandes

Sheku Kanneh-Mason and Plínio Fernandes

Tuesday, 26 September 2023, 7.30pm

Part of the Wigmore Hall Festival at the Royal Irish Academy of Music to launch the Whyte Recital Hall, Ireland's new purpose built chamber music venue.

23 year old British cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason’s profile has steadily risen since winning the 2016 BBC Young Musician award to become one of the biggest names in classical music today. Kanneh-Mason teams up with long-time collaborator, Brazilian guitarist Plínio Fernandes, to perform a programme of works by composers from Brazil - Villa-Lobos and Gnattali, plus the Brazilian-born, London-based Rafael Marino Arcaro, as well as from Argentina (Piazzola) and Cuba (Brouwer).

HEITOR VILLA-LOBOS: Aria from Bachianas Brasilieras No. 5
RADAMÉS GNATTALI: Sonata for Cello and Guitar
LEO BROUWER: Sonata for Cello and Guitar “The Magic Space”
RAFAEL MARINO ARCARO: Élegie à une mémoire oublée
ASTOR PIAZZOLLA: from Histoire du Tango: Café 1930 and Nightclub 1960

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Published by RIAMDublin on 29 March 2023

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