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Dr Beverly Lindsay OBE, OD, the founder and Artistic Director of Black Voices, Carol Pemberton MBE and Shereece Storrod, B:Music Chair Anita Bhalla OBE and Sheku Kanneh-Mason MBE were among some of the guests in attendance at Town Hall, a B:Music venue last night for Isata Kanneh-Mason's recital.
The concert featured the UK premiere of a brand-new piece by Jamaican composer, Eleanor Alberga written specifically for the talented pianist commissioned by the Barbican Centre London and the European Concert Hall Organisation in collaboration with B:Music.
Isata was nominated by B:Music to be on one of the European Concert Hall Organisation’s Rising Stars during the 2021/2022 season and will perform recital programmes at some of the continent’s most illustrious concert venues.
Isata also continues to perform with her siblings, including regular duo recitals with her brother, the cellist, Sheku Kanneh-Mason. Recent highlights include appearances at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées, Paris, Teatro della Pergola, Florence, L’Auditori, Barcelona, the Auditorio Nacional, Madrid, and Carnegie Hall, New York.
Isata has performed several times on television and radio including the BBC One documentary “Imagine… This House is Full of Music”, a feature for CBS Sunday Morning, and the Spanish TV show, La Resistencia. Isata made her debut as a television presenter for the coverage of the 2019 BBC Proms.