Jeneba Kanneh-Mason

Tuesday 24 September 2024

Piano

DOMENICO SCARLATTISonata in A Major
DOMENICO SCARLATTISonata in F Minor
FRÉDÉRIC CHOPINSonata No.2
FRÉDÉRIC CHOPINNocturne 7, Op.27, No.1
FRÉDÉRIC CHOPINNocturne 8, Op.27, No.2
ALEXANDER SCRIABINSonata No.2
SERGEI PROKOFIEVSonata No.7

Pianist Jeneba Kanneh-Mason is already captivating audiences with her “maturity in performance and interpretation” (Fraser). She recently made her BBC Proms debut performing the Florence Price Concerto and was heralded by the press as “demonstrating musical insight, technical acuity, and an engaging performing persona” (Music OMH). The piece was recorded with Chineke! and Leslie Suganandarajah, and released on Decca Classics in summer 2023. The Guardian hailed her performance, stating that ‘Price could have no more persuasive an advocate’.

Jeneba was a Keyboard Category Finalist in BBC Young Musician 2018, winner of the Murs du Son Prize at the Lagny-Sur-Marne International Piano Competition in France, 2014, and The Nottingham Young Musician 2013. She was also winner of the Iris Dyer Piano Prize at The Royal Academy of Music, Junior Academy, where she studied with Patsy Toh.

Jeneba was named one of Classic FM’s ‘Rising Stars’ and appeared on Julian Lloyd Webber’s radio series in 2021. She has also been featured on several television and radio programmes, including Radio 3, In Tune, The BAFTAs, The Royal Variety Performance, the documentary for BBC4, Young, Gifted and Classical, and the Imagine documentary for BBC1, This House is Full of Music. She has recorded for the album, ‘Carnival’, with Decca Classics.

To find out more, see The Kanneh-Masons and IMG Artists

Photo credit: John Davis

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