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Isata Kanneh-Mason - piano

 

Isata Kanneh-Mason - piano

On Sunday 25th of February 2018
Starting at 2:30PM

Beethoven Pathetique Sonata
Ravel Gaspard De la Nuit
Haydn Capriccio
Barber Nocturne
Chopin Sonata no.3

Isata Kanneh-Mason is twenty-one years old and is an undergraduate at The Royal Academy of Music, studying piano with Carole Presland, having been awarded the prestigious Sir Elton John Scholarship. She performed with Elton John in Los Angeles in 2013.


Isata was in the Piano Category Final of The BBC Young Musician 2014, winning The Walter Todds Bursary for the most promising musician before the Grand Final. She has won The Royal Academy Iris Dyer Piano Prize four times and won the Mrs Claude Beddington Prize for outstanding recital results in her second year as an undergraduate at The Royal Academy.


Isata held the Elsa and Leonard Cross Scholarship at The Royal Academy of Music, Junior Department, studying piano with Patsy Toh. She won two ABRSM Gold Awards at age 10 and 11 for the highest marks in the UK for grades 7 and 8 Piano.


She has performed around the UK and abroad, with concerto appearances, in chamber ensembles and in solo recitals, including at the Wigmore Hall, The Royal Festival Hall, St Martin-in-the -Fields, The Duke's Hall (Royal Academy), The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham and Kings Place, London.